Placing Songs in TV, Commercials, & Film - FALL 2020 Mondays Starting 11/2/20!

This valuable class returns for FALL 2020 Session Monday nights (and two Sundays) starting MONDAY 11/2/20

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.

Fall 2020 Guests and Full Scheduled to be announced soon!

We were proud to welcome back Music Supervisor Lindsay Wolfington (One Tree Hill, The Royals, Ghost Whisperer, The Village, her new Netflix show Virgin River, the To All the Boys I've Loved Before film trilogy, etc) as a featured instructor for the Fall 2019 session.

    Previous Guest List: We are proud and pleased to have had these distinguished guests in the previous round of class (Full Fall 2020 panelists to be announced shortly!):

    • 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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