Conference

Long Beach Indie Entertainment and Music Conference
August 31-September 2, 2017
Hilton Long Beach Hotel
701 W. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA

The FREE Long Beach Indie Entertainment and Music Conference is presented in partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration Media and Entertainment Division.

 

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Collaborators include:

Entertainment Small Business Alliance                  US Small Business Administration

Digital Media Wire                                                    China Hollywood Society

ChinaFilmBiz Magazine                                            Reel Muzik

International Game Developers Association             Planet LA Records    

Syntax                                                                        DeepCea Entertainment

Women in Media                                                       Dash Radio

Priority Records                                                        LA Film School

Moonbaby Media                                                      KJLH

Morris Media Studios                                               Prophet From It Productions

Jae Deal Music

Representatives for USC Thornton School of Music

Registration

The 3-day event is FREE but you must register.

There are limited seats available so register here now!

REGISTER HERE

The conference is a central part of the Long Beach Indie International Film, Media and Music Festival (August 30-September 3, 2017) hosted by Perfect Works and the BLU Educational Foundation. The conference has four interrelated tracks.

 

Media and Entertainment Companies (Track 1: 8/31-9/1)

Media and entertainment companies gain the knowledge and post-conference assistance needed to sell their film, television, music or digital media content in France, China, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, India, the Nordic Region and the United Kingdom.

The US Small Business Administration’s will also unveil its first ever loan program for media and entertainment companies at Long Beach Indie!

 

Musicians, Creators, and Performers (Track 2: 9/1-9/2)

Aspiring musicians and creators get the information and exposure needed to successfully navigate the music and entertainment industry.

 

Scholars and Film Lovers (Track 3: 9/1)

Scholars from across America join entertainment professionals and film lovers to explore the past, present and future of media and entertainment.

 

Career Fair (Track 4: 9/2)

The LBI Career Fair exposes youth (ages 12-24) to career options in arts, digital media and entertainment.

Did you know that 1 in 6 jobs in the Los Angeles region are in the creative industries and that they pay double the average wage in Los Angeles County?

Schedule

For detailed descriptions of workshops, panels, presenters and films click here.

All workshops and panels are FREE and take place at the Hilton Long Beach Hotel.

All film screenings are $10 or less and take place at the Cinemark at the Pike Theaters.

 

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

7:00pm-9:00pm       Long Beach Indie Opening Films Bridging Emcees and Soy                                                          Cubana ($10 at the Cinemark at the Pike Theaters)

9:00pm-Midnight     Long Beach Indie Opening Night Party featuring Isaiah Walker and the Iconic Music Experience ($10 at Café Sevilla-Long Beach)

 

Thursday, August 31, 2017

9:00am-12:00pm     Workshops

 

9:00am-midnight      More than 190 film screenings at Long Beach Indie international Film Festival

 

Friday, September 1, 2017

9:00am-12:00pm     Workshops and Panels

12:00pm-1:00pm     Lunch On Your Own

1:00pm-4:00pm       Workshops and Panels

 

9:00am-midnight      More than 190 film screenings at Long Beach Indie international Film Festival

 

Saturday, September 2, 2017

9:00am-10:00pm     Keynote Presentation-Grammy Nominee Xocoyotzin Herrera

10am-12:00pm         Workshops and Panels

12:00pm-1:00pm     Lunch On Your Own

1:00pm-4:00pm       Workshops and Panels

 

9:00am-midnight      More than 190 film screenings at Long Beach Indie international Film Festival

6:00pm-10:00pm     Step to the Mic National Vocalist Finals ($20)

6:00pm-Midnight     Long Beach Indie International Film, Media and Music Festival Awards Gala at the Hilton Long Beach Hotel
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