Posts tagged Music Supervisors
Jen Ross

Vivacious award-winning music supervisor and founder of Grand Plan Entertainment speaks on the dramatic storytelling and textured sonic landscape of Power, bringing together an elaborate and eclectic feast of music to support Lee Daniels’ vision for Empire, the obstacles in executing seamless onscreen performances, and her impression of Josh Safran’s upcoming musical drama show, Mixtape.

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Lynn Fainchtein

Influential music supervisor and co-founder of Casete Agricultura Digital speaks on the three years she invested in the magical universe of 10-time Academy Award nominee for 2019, Alfonso Cuáron’s Roma, the powerful feminist message at the core of Miss Bala, and how her work with Netflix has led to enriching collaborations worldwide.

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Kerri Drootin

Passionate Emmy nominated music supervisor speaks on tracking down Lucio Battisti’s widow to complete the Italian soundtrack of our dreams for Master of None, the challenge of getting artists to approve their songs for the purpose of psychological torture on The Good Place, going out with an expensive bang for The Office series finale, and her most memorable music pitch that was mistaken for an act of terror.

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Madonna Wade-Reed

Powerful award-winning music supervisor and owner of whoopsie daisy speaks on paying respects to local Los Angeles artists in her energy packed soundtrack for All American, infusing the historical drama of Reign with enchanting contemporary cover songs, and reuniting with director, John Ridley for the anticipated time travel love story, Needle in a Timestack.

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Rudy Chung

Vibrant music supervisor at Hit The Ground Running and founding partner of Pusher Music speaks on cultivating an eccentric soundtrack to contrast with the nerd zeitgeist of Silicon Valley, disrupting the trailer music space after the Hollywood writers’ strike, and teaming up with Mass Appeal to musically illustrate the stories of hip-hop titans for Rapture.

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Tracy McKnight

Eminent music supervisor and former head of film music at Lionsgate speaks on musically illustrating the unbelievable journey from Sri Lankan refugee to international superstar on Matangi/Maya/M.I.A, the resounding global impact of The Hunger Games franchise, and capturing the effervescent spirit of the Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders for Daughters of the Sexual Revolution.

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Maureen Crowe

Veteran music supervisor and co-founder of the Guild of Music Supervisors speaks on the sparkling legacy of The Bodyguard soundtrack, rounding up rock legends for Wayne’s World, her unrelenting advocacy on behalf of music supervisors, and what variables can impact the perceived value of a copyright.

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Barry Cole

Grammy nominated music supervision warrior and founder of Spot Music discusses how he captured the essence and energy of Chicago for The Chi, his global treasure hunt to find undiscovered Bob Marley gems for the critically acclaimed Marley documentary, and offers his take on the current relationship between art and tech.

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Amanda Byers

Fierce Managing Director of Tunefind, the leading digital search platform for music placed in film and television, speaks on harnessing the power of their far reaching tribe of users, how their orientation lends support to the music supervision community, and her essential advice for artists looking to maximize the impact of a sync.

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Ryan Fitch

Industrious Creative Advisor and A&R Team Lead for award-winning Portland based agency, Marmoset Music speaks on the complexities of collaboration behind high profile ad campaigns, empowering Caribbean independent artists through Bacardi and Major Lazer’s Music Liberates Music initiative, and blending his passion for tech into his everyday work flow.

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Michelle Johnson

Consummate music supervisor and valued team member at SuperMusicVision dishes on the significance of Breaking Bad being her first project, her creative exchange with Judd Apatow to curate the musical experience for Love, and her impassioned dedication to LGBT activism, which led to the establishment of Dyke Day LA.

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Maggie Phillips

Illuminated and experimental music supervisor speaks on her trial by fire entry to the field after the success of The Duplass Brothers’ The Puffy Chair, her complex collaboration with Noah Hawley and Jeff Russo to manifest the psychedelic atmosphere of Legion, and how a sync from Fargo led to the expansion of a farm in Zambia.

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Michael Paquette

Fierce lead composer for Trailer Park and Guild of Music Supervisors Award recipient shares his top gear picks to make his music sound larger than life, the complex story behind Stranger Things' homage to Michael Jackson in the season 2 trailer, and how his life would be radically different if he never checked his junk folder.

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Jason Kramer

Brazen KCRW radio personality, award-winning music supervisor at Elias Arts, music publishing ace, artist manager, and professional photographer discusses his high-octane metamorphosis in the entertainment industry, the joy of being a DJ, and his sharp words of wisdom for the next generation of music supervisors.

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Amanda Krieg Thomas

Guild of Music Supervisors Award winning dynamo, integral Neophonic Music & Media team member, and founder of Tadpole Audio dishes on tapping into the psyche of a murderer for American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace, her creative synergy with PJ Bloom, and her top tips for getting a response from a music supervisor. 

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Liz Lawson

First lady of the Black Ink Crew franchise and founder of Vinyl Rules Music Supervision speaks on synching Macklemore ahead of his widespread success, what to expect sonically from Eat, Brains, Love, and the nuanced art of pitching your music for success.

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