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Atlantic Film Festival Music CD Submissions by 4 June

By Administrator

Calling all East Coast Bands and Artists! The Atlantic Film Festival Association, in partnership with the East Coast Music Association, announces its Call for Submissions for the 4th annual Music & Image CD Compilation.

Music and Image is a partnership created by the Atlantic Film Festival Association and the East Coast Music Association to bridge the gap between the music and film industries. The Music & Image Compilation is a CD sampler created to expose Atlantic Canadian artists/ groups to new opportunities in the film, television and new media sectors. The CD is distributed/promoted to composers, arrangers, music supervisors, buyers and filmmakers at both the Atlantic Film Festival and ECMA events, through direct mail and through a number of key international markets.

The deadline for music submissions is Monday June 4, 2007. Submission details are available for download at www.atlanticfilm.com/musicandimage.

“The AFFA has had an overwhelmingly positive response from the industry on this unique collaboration,? said Andrea Dawson Thomas, Director of Operations. “These compilations have been incredibly successfully for the participants, both in music placement and relationship building, and has already led to increased sales.?

As it’s part of the Music & Image program the Atlantic Film Festival produces Inspired Music, taking place this year September 19 - 22, 2007.This program includes, in addition to the compilation CD, targeted showcases to producers and music buyers, masterclass, panels, screenings, business-to-business meetings and networking events.

The Atlantic Film Festival Association is committed to promoting and building a strong cultural industry in Atlantic Canada and presenting the best materials from this region and around the world to our community. Internationally, the Association continues to develop its status as a gateway to the North American market. The 27th Atlantic Film Festival takes place September 13-22, 2007, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

The Atlantic Film Festival is a production of the Atlantic Film Festival Association (AFFA). AFFA also produces alFresco filmFesto (Summer 2007), Strategic Partners (September 14-16, 2007) and the ViewFinders: International Film Festival for Youth (April 24-28, 2007).

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