FirstCom Music proudly sponsors X-Dance Action Sports Film Festival

X-Dance Film Festival

Sundance, Utah (January 18, 2011)FirstCom Music, the leading producer and creator of pre-cleared music for film, TV and media is pleased to announce their sponsorship of the GoPro X-Dance Action Sports Film Festival, January 22-25, 2011. In addition FirstCom will conduct a panel entitled: “Velocity by FirstCom: Getting the right music in your film right now” at 6:30 PM on Monday, January 24th at the Depot, 400 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT.

Based in Dallas and Los Angeles with representation worldwide, FirstCom Music is the premier provider of music for filmmakers. By tapping into their catalog of over 145,000 copyrights, FirstCom delivers virtually any style of music in addition to scoring, custom music creation and music director services.

FirstCom Music provides music for features, documentaries, motion picture advertising, network promotion, post production and sports producers like ESPN, FOX Sports, NBA Entertainment, NFL Films, The Speed Channel, and many professional sports teams and independent sports producers.

“FirstCom is very excited to sponsor X-Dance this year and have the opportunity to conduct a panel to help so many exceptional filmmakers get immediate access to the sounds and music they need” said Ken Nelson, SVP/Executive Producer of FirstCom Music. “Our panel and seminar will focus on the basics of accessing music, the Velocity music catalog for action sports, and our simplified music licensing designed to make the process fast and easy. And we will have plenty of time for questions and answers on music basics featuring our Director of Film/TV Music, Lonnie Sill.”

In various executive capacities Lonnie Sill has produced music for key industry leaders including: Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Columbia Pictures, Cherry Lane Music Publishing, and Windswept Pacific. Additionally, high profile filmmakers such as Francis Ford Coppola, Bruce and Dana Brown (Endless Summer II), Walter Hill and others have relied on Sill to find and create music that is compelling and engaging.

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