2007 DIY Convention Hits L.A. February 9th to 11th
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — The seventh annual DIY Convention has set the schedule for its 2007 event, to be held in February in the heart of Hollywood. Panels on podcasting, licensing music, blogging, MySpace/YouTube success, book publishing, digital entertainment and showcases, screenings and parties are on tap for the DIY Convention.
The event focuses on creating, promotion, protecting and distributing independent film, music, books and digital media as related by people who have achieved success.
Convention highlights include:
*** Acclaimed writer/director Henry Jaglom will have a special Hollywood premiere of his new “Hollywood Dreams” film at the 2007 DIY Convention, to be held February 9-11, 2007 at the Egyptian Theatre in the heart of Hollywood.
*** Two special lunchtime industry showcases for DIY Music Festival winners will be held at Hollywood’s Hotel Cafe. The Thursday showcase, for film/music supervisors, is sponsored by Bug Music and JakPrints. The Friday session is for general record industry and is cosponsored by CD Baby and the National Assn. of Record Industry Professionals (NARIP).
*** A special reception honoring DIY Film Festival winners will be held Friday night at the Egyptian Theatre.
*** CD Baby founder Derek Sivers will give his annual address to the
DIY community as a highlight of Saturday’s panel session.
*** Jerry Heller, the man who discovered N.W.A, will talk about his new artist-friendly company and his recently-published memoir, “Ruthless,” as the Saturday session keynote.
Tickets to the events are now available online at http://www.diyconvention.com or by calling the DIY offices at 323-665-8080 during business hours.
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