CMJ Music Marathon & FIlm Initial Panel LIne-Up

CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival announced its first round of panels for this year’s event taking place October 18 – 22 at New York University’s Greenwich Village campus, and in surrounding areas of Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Titles include:
There’s a Shark In the Pool: Who’s Surviving in the Music Industry
Brands & Music: The Real Deal
The Politics of Emerging Artists
Free Your Copyright
Real-Time Global Marketing: Social Entertainment Engagement
Artist Management: The Ultimate Endurance Sport
The New World of PR
Five Secrets to A Killer Elevator Pitch
How to Launch a Music Start-Up
Grow Some Balls: Build Relationships From Nothing
Help! I Need Somebody: Musicians With a Cause
What Are The Odds?: Succeeding With a Record Label
The Next Generation of Music Executives
Play Ball: The Art of Pitching Music
Super Fans as a Marketing Force Amplifier
Branded: Label Identity and the Music Marketplace

Also announced are Social Media Series and DIY Series, the first of specialized panel concentrations to be featured in this year’s programming. For full descriptions of the above panels, visit Panelists and additional panels will be announced in the coming weeks.

CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival, New York City’s largest music festival, is one of the world’s most important platforms for the discovery of new music and cutting-edge films. Over five nonstop days and nights, CMJ features over 1,300 artists from over 25 countries in more than 80 of New York City’s greatest venues, clubs and theaters.

In addition to hundreds of showcase performances, films and panels, CMJ 2011 will present over 50 panels including featured speakers, mentoring sessions, networking events, a one-day entertainment law seminar, College Day, the CMJ Artist Lounge and other special events.

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