Film and TV
Euphoria’s Music Supervisor Hopes Teens are Listening To ’90s and ’00s Rap at Parties (Okay Player)
Being a music supervisor is more than just compiling a playlist and putting music in a TV series or film. Just ask Jen Malone — the music supervisor for today’s most beloved TV shows, including Euphoria.
Veigar Margeirsson on his Trailer Score for Joker and Fans’ Healthy Pressure on Creators (Muse by Clio)
Veigar Margeirsson is a film score composer and co-founder/VP of creative at Pitch Hammer Music, an L.A.-based music production company that specializes in theatrical marketing campaigns, motion pictures, TV shows and themes.
Music’s in the Clear: An Interview with Music Clearance Expert Deborah Mannis-Gardner (Game Developer)
In the digital world, one increasingly relevant role is that of Deborah Mannis-Gardner, owner of DMG Clearances.
‘The Batman’ Theme Unveiled by Composer Michael Giacchino (Variety)
The orchestration hints at other iconic Batman themes and is a powerful, emotional and moody cue that starts softly before soaring to a grand majestic finale.
How Yellowjackets Ended Up with Some of the Best Music on TV (Bazaar)
Jen Malone and Whitney Pilzer, the music supervisors for Yellowjackets, know how integral music is to telling a show’s story, establishing the characters, and setting the tone, and it helps that the ’90s are just as nostalgic for them as they are for the audience.
After Life Season 3 Soundtrack | Every Song in Netflix Sitcom (Radio Times)
After Life season 3 features a wide range of musical acts, which serve to reflect Tony’s range of emotions. These include legendary songwriters Bob Dylan and Cat Stevens, as well as Rod Stewart and Joni Mitchell.
Here’s what Makes Licorice Pizza‘s Soundtrack one of the Best of 2021 (Movie Web)
This ebullient watch is a perfect escape from reality, but it’s the soundtrack which really seals the deal, capable of transporting people to 1970s California, immersing them into the dreamlike SoCal setting of gorgeous cars and harvest-gold orange hues.
Euphoria: Best Music From HBO Series (Variety)
In HBO’s “Euphoria,” music isn’t just a supplementary factor to the plot — it’s arguably as important as the characters themselves.
Top TV Song Last Week: ‘Dead of Night’ by Orville Peck (Tunefind)
Euphoria is back and claims the top TV song last week with an alternative track by a mysterious artist crooning about love and loss.
What is the Song in The Moon Knight Trailer? (Looper)
A stripped-down version of Kid Cudi’s “Day ‘n’ Nite” plays in the latest “Moon Knight” trailer. While it’s a song that most people who were tuned into the pop music of the late 2000s will be familiar with, few have heard it like this before.
Composer Sarah Schachner on what it’s like to Write Video Game Music (BBC Music Magazine)
The late instalment in the action role-playing game series, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, is set in 873 AD, with players controlling raider Eivor in the Viking invasion of Britain. Sarah Schachner was the composer behind its dynamic score.
AIM Sync Award 2022 Nominees Announced (M Magazine)
Music Supervisor of the Year is judged by independent rights holders from the AIM membership, and Independent Sync of the Year is judged by leading music supervisors from AIM Sync event partner, the Guild of Music Supervisors. The full list of nominees is as follows…
Sync Licensing Company Cuesongs Joins Forces with Big Sync Music (MBW)
The two Songtradr-owned companies are now joining forces under the Big Sync Music name, with Cuesongs’ Justin “Commie” McMullen, Executive Creative Director and Lauren Thackray, Client Services Director, joining the Big Sync team.
Machine Appoints Brice Cagan as Head of Music (Shots)
Cagan developed his production skills while working as a session musician at studios such as Ocean Way, East-West and the Warner Bros soundstages.
ALIBI Music Drops 10 New Production Music Albums (Shoot Online)
From dystopian underscores and intimate chamber orchestras to ethereal electronic cues and apocalyptic rock anthems, ALIBI’s debuting production music will serve a wide range of projects.
SyncFloor is Working to Simplify Music Licensing (Hypebot)
Kirt Debique, the CEO and CTO of SyncFloor.com, joins Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert on the Music Biz Weekly podcast to discuss how his company is working to make it easier to license music.
BMG Production Music Partners with Ah2 Music (Complete Music Update)
BMG Production Music has announced a partnership with LA-based Ah2 Music, a company focused on making music for film and TV programmes which was founded by composers Jeff Lippencott and Mark T Williams all the way back in 2003.
Film & TV Sales Account Executive – peermusic (London)
We are looking for a production company and TV & film music consultant to work approx. 2/3 days per week (but we would consider full time for the right candidate), to join our London team.
Global Copyright Specialist – Synchtank (Remote)
Working directly with clients and senior inhouse team, suitable for a highly experienced individual who wants to help redefine how copyright is managed. Fully remote position.
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How to get Started in Sync (February 1st)
Starting out in the world of sync? Get to know the essentials with this workshop in the build-up to the AIM Sync digital conference.
AIM Sync 2022 – February 10th
AIM Sync, the UK’s leading global sync conference and marketplace, is returning on 10 Feb, bringing together innovative music businesses and world-leading music supervisors in film, gaming, TV, advertising, brands, and more. Our readers and clients are entitled to a 25% discount on tickets, simply get in touch with us for more details!
12th Annual GMS Awards (March 20th)
The Guild Of Music Supervisors Awards are presented annually at an event hosted by the non-profit Guild Of Music Supervisors with the purpose of highlighting and celebrating the highest achievement of music use in video games, advertising, trailers, documentaries, film, and television.
For more events check out our comprehensive list of music industry events in 2021.