Blue Like Jazz Director Steve Taylor Added as Keynote Speaker

Studio City, CA – A stellar lineup of workshops and panel discussions hosted by industry leaders has been announced this week for the 2012 Biola Media Conference. “Blue Like Jazz” director Steve Taylor was added to the speaker lineup, joining other leading entertainment experts for the 17th annual Biola Media Conference on Saturday, May 5 at the renowned CBS Studio Lot.

Taylor’s feature film “Blue Like Jazz” is an adaptation of the “New York Times” bestselling memoir by Donald Miller released by Roadside Attractions in April. Taylor made history as the only music artist to twice win Billboard Music Video Awards for self-directed music videos. His many credits as a director include the Francois Truffaut homage he shot in Paris for Sixpence None The Richer’s “Kiss Me.” Taylor also directed and starred in the award-winning long-form video “Squint: Movies From The Soundtrack,” shot in ten countries around the globe including Vietnam, Nepal, United Arab Emirates and Turkey.

The conference, will address “FINDING YOUR CREATIVE BREAKTHROUGHS” with award winning and creative experts sharing experiences from Disney Imagineering, Sony Imageworks, House M.D., the Doritos SuperBowl Commercial Contest Winner and more.

Biola Media Conference Introduces PITCHFEST

Studio City, Calif. –- For 17 years, the Biola Media Conference has been heralded as a premier event that gives entertainment industry professionals unique access to Hollywood leaders. This year, the conference introduces PITCHFEST to the schedule, which will provide attendees an exceptional face-to-face opportunity to individually pitch their stories and visions to industry leaders who can bring their projects to life.

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DeVon Franklin, VP of Production at Columbia/Sony Pictures and Producer of Whitney Houston’s Upcoming Film “Sparkle,” Announced As Keynote Speaker at the 2012 Biola Media Conference

DeVon Franklin, VP of Production at Columbia/Sony Pictures and Producer of Whitney Houston’s Upcoming Film “Sparkle,” Announced As Keynote Speaker at the 2012 Biola Media Conference Additional Industry Luminaries Including Simon Swart, Gavin O’Connor, Marc Forster, C. McNair Wilson and Stan Williams to Deliver Practical, Progressive Hollywood Realities   (Studio City, CA) — DeVon Franklin, VP of Production at Columbia/Sony Pictures will be a featured keynote speaker at the 17th annual Biola Media Conference to be held at the CBS…

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