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ParentPowerChicago Presents 8th Global Mixx Music and Film Forum
"Generation Next" Aug 15 through Aug 17
(Chicago, IL) Eight years has seen the annual Global Mixx Forum grow to add a Film component to its yearly event. This years Music and Film forum will be held in Chicago Aug 15-17th, 2014.
Global Mixx has been the highlight of the summer and the go-to entertainment industry conference among both local and national attendees in the business as regards the entertainment industry in Chicago, and this year will expand its reach into the film and television section. With the advancement of technology, has come more opportunity for Indie Filmmakers, music supervisors, media buyers and on-screen hopefuls, to enter the realm of film and television. Attendees will engage with working professionals from within the industry.
Past honorary co-chairs have included Grammy Award winners; Kanye West and Common, Illinois Congressional Representatives; Danny K. Davis and Bobby L. Rush, Producer Vincent Herbert, Steve 'Silk' Hurley, DJ Terry Hunter, among others.
City: Chicago, IL
Aug 15 VIP Reception at undisclosed location
Saturday, Aug 16
@ Cinespace Chicago Film Studios
9am - 5:30pm
Featuring panel discussions and workshops in Acting, Film Production and Screenwriting.
Global Mixx & ParentPowerChicago Presents 'Celebrity DJ Softball Game'
North DJs vs. Dirty South DJs @ Garfield Park
In conjunction with the Chicago Westside Music Festival
1pm - 5pm
Sunday, Aug 17
@ Zhou B. Art Center
10am - 8:30pm
ParentPowerChicago partners with the Global Mixx Music Forum for one of two levels dedicated to Parents and Youth learning more about the business and available resources within the music, creative media and marketing community.
"In the Lab" Production Workshops
Radio Programming and Record Promotions
Brand, Image and Public Relations
Social Media and Creative Media
Business Affairs, Publishing and Money Management
Stage Parents and Talented Kids
Speed Mentoring Sessions
Keynote Address Speaker (TBA)
A special Indie Music Showcase will wrap up the event.
We are currently accepting film submissions for the Film Forum Short Film Showcase. Deadline is July 22, 2014.
Music Submissions for the Indie Music showcase for the Music Forum is a 'paid only' entry process. Limited space provided for live performances.
To register and enter both showcases, visit: www.globalmixxmusic.com
About Parent Power Chicago
ParentPowerChicago, Inc., is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to helping parents help their children improve their learning skills, be successful in school and have a great future. We hope to inspire and support parents, engage and empower them to become more involved in their children’s education.
Access a wide range of support to help your child in school, from tutoring, homework help, on-line teaching, mentoring and more. If your child is interested in music and the arts, you can find a fabulous range of programs throughout Chicago. You can also find school options, available financial aid and scholarships. And if your child is planning for college, we can connect you to literally thousands of colleges, help you apply, find financial aid and more!
And, join our Power Parents. Parents like yourself who are dedicated to finding the best education for their children. You can share experiences, help organize events and more.
About Global Mixx
Global Mixx Music Forum was created in 2005 and headquartered in Chicago. Past Honorary Co-Chairs have included Vincent Herbert, DJ Terry Hunter, Chris Lighty, Kelly Griffin and Grammy Award Winning artists, Kanye West, Common and Steve 'Silk' Hurley, DJ Timbuck 2, Congressman Danny K. Davis, and Alderman Walter Burnett, Jr.
Past Sponsors have included Smirnoff "Masters of Mix", The Recording Academy (NARAS), Def Jam, Interscope/Geffen/A&M, Jive Records, Courvoisier, Bad Boy, Atlantic Records, Zone 4, Capitol Records, DigiWaxx and eOne Ent.
Past National DJ Coalitions participants: Heavy Hitters, Turntable Assassins, Blok Club DJs, Violator All Star DJs, The Core DJs, Bum Squad, Murda Mamis, Soul Selectors, Hitt Menn, TJ DJs, Super Friends, Club Bangers and More!
For More Information on Global Mixx Music and Film Forum or Sponsorship please contact: