Screen Music Connect, a conference exploring the world of film, TV and videogame music, has announced the first sessions for its upcoming event.
Taking place at the Southbank Centre, London, on 24 September, it will comprise of interviews, case studies and roundtables with composers and industry executives.
Topics covered will include artificial intelligence-generated music, soundtracks and classical music, creative collaboration in film and TV, interactive videogame composition, and music for virtual reality.
Speakers confirmed so far include James Williams (Royal Philharmonic Orchestra), Jenny Nelson (Classic FM), and composers Jessica Curry, James Hannigan, Richard Jacques, Olivier Deriviere and John Broomhall (Game Music Connect co-founder).
Also on the agenda is a live performance by composer and classical cellist Philip Sheppard (David Bowie, UNKLE, Queens of the Stone Age, Grace Jones, Jimmy Page, Jeff Buckley).
Game Music Connect is partnered with the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA), and is supported by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).
For more info, and tickets, see https://www.screenmusicconnect.com