Placing Songs in TV, Commercials, & Film - SPRING 2021 Join for Monday 5/10, Music for Trailers with Evelin Garcia

We are excited to report that Placing Songs Class kicked off in April 2021! Class 1 met on Oscar Sunday with special guest and Guild of Music Supervisors 2021 Award Winner Laura Webb.

Class moved to its regular time: Mondays 7pm PST, fully interactive on Zoom and on-demand. Class 2 featured  special guest and Guild of Music Supervisors 2021 Award Winner Lindsay Wolfington.

Class 3 meets Monday 5/10, 7pm Pacific with Evelin Garcia, Music Director at Wild Card Media, a top movie trailer and more company. Still time/space to enroll!

We are proud to welcome back Music Supervisor Lindsay Wolfington (One Tree Hill, The Royals, Ghost Whisperer, The Village, her hit Netflix show Virgin River, the To All the Boys I've Loved Before film trilogy, etc) as a featured instructor for the Spring 2021 session!

Learn from some of TV's top Music Supervisors, Publishers, and Songwriter/Producers all about how to write, prepare, approach, pitch, and license songs to television, commercials, film, games, and more.  In this unique interactive class, learn from the other side of the desk about how best to build the catalog, relationships, and business acumen to place your songs in the various media.  

Class will include regular feedback sessions with music supervisors, publishers, placement houses, and accomplished/placed artists. There will be real pitch sessions and assignments designed to help you write and re-write for film, tv, games, and commercials.

Spring 2021 Guests include...

  • Laura Webb, music supervisor, 2021 Winner(!) Guild of Music Supervisors Award for Best Supervision in a Film for Television, Laura has a knack for discovering the next big song.  She enjoys collaborating with musicians to create original songs for her projects, and current and past projects include the To All the Boys I've Loved Before movies, Resident Alien, Teen Wolf, The Purge, and many more. 
  • Lindsay Wolfington, music supervisor, 2021 Winner(!) Guild of Music Supervisors Award for Best Supervision in a Film for Television, her credits past and present include One Tree Hill, The Royals, Ghost Whisperer, The Village, her hit Netflix show Virgin River, the To All the Boys I've Loved Before film trilogy, etc.
  • Evelin Garcia, Music Director at award-winning agency Wild Card Creative Group. She was previously Director of Music at Ignition Creative, and has music supervised a number of theatrical advertising campaigns including Godzilla vs Kong, Boogie, Love and Monsters, Peter Rabbit 2, and Soul to name a few. She has worked with a number of clients including Warner Brothers, Pixar, Paramount, Netflix, Hulu, etc.
  • Ben McLane, attorney with over 150 top 10 record deals, sync licensing, IP, and author of a music business primer
Producers, Artists, Licensing Agencies, Licensing Companies, and more.

    Previous Guest List: We are proud and pleased to have had these distinguished guests in the previous round of class:

    • instructor Lindsay Wolfington, Music Supervisor (One Tree Hill, Ghost Whisperer, The Royals, etc)
    • Daniel Higbee of Secret Road Music Services
    • Jason Kramer from KCRW & Elias Music Group
    • Garrison Starr, songwriter/recording artist
    • Amy Stroup, songwriter/recording artist
    • Alexandra Nickson from the music dept at Disney/ABC Family and curator of Persimmon Music.


    Each class video involves a mix of presentation, demonstration, lecture, question and answer, interactive and take-home assignments, regular feedback, and a series of assignments designed to help each class member build and organize their catalog and prepare it and themselves for improved chances of placing songs. There will be actual pitching opportunities with direct feedback from music supervisors, placement houses, and publishers.

     

    THIS CLASS IS FOR ME IF I...

    • am a songwriter or producer looking for various opportunities for my music
    • have always wanted my music on television
    • keep hearing that my songs "would be perfect for tv" but don't know where to start
    • want to understand all about how licensing works, how to prepare paperwork, rights, etc
    • have a home studio and know there must be opportunities waiting for me
    • or...I am not a songwriter but want to learn the business of music supervision from this unique three-dimensional perspective. Two alumna of this class have gone on to respected positions in music supervision directly as a result of this class.

     


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