Promus - A-C-lab
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A string of music supervisors and publishers are presented when Promus once again opens the doors to the annual “speed meeting”-session taking place at SPOT Music – Film – Interactive – this year containing the title “Meet the Music Supervisors”.
Andrea von Foerster: Firestarter (US), Andrew Kahn: Good Ear Music (US), Chris Clark: Leo Burnett (US), Bobby Gumm: Trailerpark (US), Sanaz Lavaedian: Mocean (US), Nora Felder: Picture Music (US), Mary Ramos: Saturday Music (US), Pascal Mayer: Noodles (FR), Holly Adams: Arts & Recreation (US), Nis Bøgvad: Music Sales (DK), Jesper Gadeberg: Music Stylist (DK), Mikkel Maltha: Zentropa (DK), Natalie Cervelli: SONY/ATV (US), Riyadh Drebika: Senior music producer, Sizzer (US)
Presented by Promus in cooperation with The Danish Agency for Culture and Dansk Musikforlæggerforening
Andrea von Foerster has done music supervision for film, television and online projects for over ten years. Credits include: (500) Days Of Summer and The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights. She has worked with numerous MTV shows and tv-series, and she is consulting on the Emmy Award winning show Modern
Andrew Kahn works as an independent music supervisor at his company Good Ear Music Supervision (GEMS) for brands such as Target, Southern Comfort, Honda, Cadillac, Pepsi, and more. From 2007-2011 he served as the in-house music supervisor at TBWA/Media Arts Lab, overseeing Apple’s iconic commercials, and prior to that as the Music Coordinator on HBO’s ‘The Sopranos.’
Chris Clark has 9+ years of versatile experience across television media buying, boutique music marketing, client management and creative/production of music-focused advertising. He is the Senior Music Producer at Leo Burnett USA in Chicago responsible for music strategy, song/artist curation, deal negotiation and licensing execution. Clients include Samsung, Kellogg’s, Nintendo, Coke, McDonald’s.
Bobby Gumm is a Vice President at Trailer Park where he oversees all things music. With almost a decade of music supervision experience Gumm has su-pervised hundreds of trailers/campaigns. Some of his more recent highlights include trailers for Gravity, Hangover Part III, Pacific Rim, The Great Gatsby, The Dark Knight Rises and Iron Man 3.
Sanaz Lavaedian is a music supervisor at mOcean and Off the Record Music Supervision in Los Angeles. She places music in film trailers for the big blockbusters, but she also works with music in smaller indie films, global TV-commercials and in TV in general.
Nora Felder’s start in music began booking artist showcases/events at a New York City downtown club with artists ranging from the Cure to INXS. Later working as VP of production for veteran music producer, Phil Ramone, Nora oversaw recording projects for artists ranging from Paul Simon, Sinead O’connor, Billy Joel to Iggy Pop.
Entering the world of music supervision, Nora landed her first film project on the forever classic Romy & Michele’s High School Reunion”. From there she continued to work on many films and soundtrack albums, as well as served as music consultant for studios such as Disney Touchstone Pictures and Overture Films.
In the television world, she is finishing the 7th season of the Showtime Hit Series Californication, and just released a soundtrack which will feature a previously unreleased remix of Pete Townsend’s hit “Let My Love Open The Door” owned and approved by Townsend himself as exclusive release for the show.
Other TV series include CBS’s 3rd season ofUnforgettable, 3 seasons of USA’s Necessary Roughness, and NBC’s upcoming new series “The Night Shift airing in this summer.
At the Hollywood Music in Media Awards, Nora has received 3 nominations and 1 win for Best Music Supervision for Californication and has also garnered 4 nominations from the prestigious Guild of Music Supervisors.
Mary Ramos is a music supervisor with several years of experince, and she has been responsible for the music in several of Quentin Tarantino’s films, such as: Django Unchained, Inglorious Bastards, Kill Bill vol. I & II, Jackie Brown, Pulp Fiction. Also: Be Cool, The Wedding Planner, Copland, Dangerous Ground, From Dusk Till Dawn and many more.
Pascal Mayer: Music supervisor, score producer and founder of NOODLES. The company has supervised and/or produced original scores for more than 50 Movies and TV series. Pascal Mayor has previously worked for Virgin France, Sony Music, Universal Music France, BMG and Warner Music Group.
Holly Adams is the owner of Arts & Recreation Group, LLC, since November 2010. She has been responsible for the marketing services for the “Django Unchained” soundtrack, and she has been a music supervisor for several films, and a music consultant for even more productions. She has created extensive media and fundraising campaigns, e.g. for Amnesty International.
Nis Bøgvad has been a music supervisor for more than 150 commercials and motion pictures in the last two years. He is an in-house music supervisor at Meta Film, Grasten Film and Alphaville Pictures, and consistently working with Nordisk Film. Newer movies are Spies & Glistrup and Tarok. He has 27 years of experience from the music industry.
Jesper Gadeberg is a music stylist and he is placing music in commercials for clients and brands all around the world. He has 10 years of experience and he has placed music in commercials for American Airlines, Audi, Volvo, Guinness and Absolut Vodka. His ideas has been showcased in international advertising forums such as Cannes Lions, Creativity Online and Shot’s.
Mikkel Maltha: When it comes to knowledge about the meeting point of music and film Mikkel Maltha is one of the most experienced legal professionals in Scandinavia. He has been responsible for the music at more than 50 productions of motion pictures, documentaries and TV-series, e.g.: Nymphomaniac, The Hunt, Antichrist, Melancholia, A Royal Affair. He has extensive experience with international licensing.
Natalie Cervelli pitches the catalogue of published songs to Film Studios, Trailer Houses, Studio Marketing Departments and Music Supervisors for licensing opportunities. She quotes and licenses songs to supervision clients, and works with their writers and artists to create original songs, covers and remixes for film, television and trailer projects.
Riyadh Drebika: After being a producer with Singing Serpernt (CA/NY) he went over to Warner/Chappell PM as their Director of Licensing for TV, Film and Advertising (NY). Then he took on the Music Producer position with Sizzer in Amsterdam. Worked with: Audi, BMW, Diesel, HBO, Showtime, Sony, Disney, Visa, Target, eBay, Volkswagen, Peugeot, Microsoft, Motorola, NASCAR, Burger King, Guinness, Nickelodeon, and many more.