Placing Songs in TV, Commercials, & Film - Single Class Only Pass (online or on-campus)


  • 11/18 Monday  - Music Attorney Ben McLane; Caitlin Hill & Eve Nelson, Co-Founders of Solid Ground Sound music licensing house
  • 11/25 Monday - Erin Dillon, Head of Music Supervision for Create Music Group - Licensing House / Digital Rights Management Company
  • 12/2 Monday - Secret Road boutique licensing company
  • 12/8 Sunday, Part 1: writing camp to brief with music supervisor
  • 12/8 Sunday, Part 2: pitch session with music supervisor (after dinner break). The two parts are considered separate class meetings; do both for $179
  • 12/9 Monday - PRO visit
  • 12/16 Monday - Publisher/Artist Night

    We are proud to welcome back Music Supervisor Lindsay Wolfington (One Tree Hill, The Royals, Ghost Whisperer, The Village, etc) as a featured instructor for the Fall 2019 session and our first guest. If you do a one-off you will receive video access to part 1 of her class as well.

        Guests for the 9-session class include and represent

        • music supervisors
        • music placement houses
        • licensing companies
        • major motion picture trailer division
        • a digital royalties resource
        • film/tv reps at PROs
        • publishers
        • producers
        • accomplished/signed artists in sync
        • attorney for a legal discussion of contracts and agreements
        • and more

        ...all assembled to help you elevate the quality of your work, enrich your network of collaborators and resources, expand your understanding of the opportunities in sync, improve focus and clarity about the role of sync in your music, and give you a top-to-bottom understanding of how to navigate that world professionally.

        Previous Guest List: We are proud and pleased to have had these distinguished guests in the previous round of class (Full Fall 2019 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.

        Classes: Business, Classes, FEATURED CLASSES, Online Classes

        Class Type: Unknown Type

        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.


        • 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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