sundanceBroadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) and Sundance Institute have announced the line-up for the 19th annual Composer/Director Roundtable and 15th annual Snowball during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. BMI’s roundtable entitled Music & Film: The Creative Process will take place on Tuesday, January 24, at Festival Base Camp, presented by Canada Goose (475 Swede Alley, Park City, Utah), from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The conversation will be moderated by Doreen Ringer-Ross, BMI’s Vice President of Film,TV & Visual Media Relations and focus on the relationship between composer and director. Participants will discuss what goes into creating a successful film score, the ingredients of an effective composer/director relationship, the Sundance Film Festival experience and more. This year’s panelists include Director of the Sundance Institute Film Music Program Peter Golub, Sundance Institute Composers Lab advisor George S. Clinton, composer Greg Tripi and director Mark Palansky (Rememory), composer Tyler Strickland and director Michael Barnett (The Mars Generation), composer H. Scott Salinas and director Matthew Heineman (City of Ghosts), composer Matthew Atticus Berger and directors Kief Davidson & Pedro Kos (Bending the Arc), composer Laura Karpman and director Amanda Lipitz (Step), composer Fil Eisler and director Marti Noxon (To the Bone), composer Jeff Beal and directors Bonni Cohen & Jon Shenk (An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power), composer Mark Orton and director Sydney Freeland (Deidra & Laney Rob a Train), composer Martin Tillman and director Evgeny Afineevsky (Cries from Syria) and composer Keegan DeWitt (Golden Exits, The Hero, The Incredible Jessica James and Newness) who will be paired with director Brett Haley (The Hero).

The Snowball will be held at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25, at Festival Base Camp Presented by Canada Goose (475 Swede Alley, Park City, Utah) and feature a line-up of BMI singer-songwriters including Angela McCluskey, who has worked with the likes of Paul Oakenfold, Parov Stelar, and Kendrick Lamar, among others; award-winning film composer, violinist, pianist, and accordionist Paul Cantelon (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly), Sean McConnell, whose album debuted at #1 on iTunes Singer/Songwriter Charts, Rachel Crow, who wrote and recorded a song for the film Deidra & Laney Rob a Train, chart-topping band The National Parks and pop/rock duo The Hearings.