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Heather Guibert
(Music Supervisor)
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Rudy Chung
(Music Supervisor, Hit The Ground Running)
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Manish Raval
(Music Supervisor, Aperture Music)
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Jojo Villanueva
(SVP Music, Sony Pictures)
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Carolyn Richardson
(Music Supervisor)
MODERATOR

Top independent, music supervisor shop owners and in-house music supervisors discuss the economic challenges to working as a music supervisor and discuss the Guild's Economics Survey results.

TYPE: Moderated Panel

ROOM: TAPER HALL 102

(130 Seated)

TIME: 4:00pm - 4:50pm

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Heather Guibert
(Music Supervisor)

Upon choosing to forego a career in engineering to pursue her dream of working in music, Heather left her South Florida roots for the bright lights of Hollywood. A graduate of the University of Southern California‘s Music Industry program, Heather spent nine years as part of the team of Music Supervisors at Neophonic, Inc., where she had the pleasure to work on such diverse television projects as Glee (Fox), CSI: Miami (CBS), American Horror Story (FX), The Americans (FX), United States of Tara (Showtime) and films including Eat Pray Love (Sony Pictures) and The Normal Heart (HBO). Since embarking out on her own, Heather has music supervised the Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards nominee Spettacolo along with television series Lost in Space (Netflix), Rosewood (Fox), Witches of East End (Lifetime), Stitchers (Freeform) and the Emmy Award winning HBO series, Veep. To date, she has had the privilege of working on more than 600 episodes of television and over a dozen films, in addition to her freelance work in Trailers, Promos and Advertising.

The four-time Guild of Music Supervisors Awards nominee is a proud member of the Television Academy, Women in Film and currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Guild of Music Supervisors. She also teaches the Music Supervision course at Loyola Marymount University.

Rudy Chung is partner at HTGR, and is the music supervisor of Silicon Valley (HBO), Rapture (Netflix), Andre The Giant (HBO), and the forthcoming Eric Andre/Tiffany Haddish film Bad Trip (MGM).  He is also music supervising documentary projects on Michael Jordan, Biggie Smalls and the Wu-Tang Clan.

 

Rudy is the founding partner at Pusher, an artist agency that specializes in licensing and creating music for film & tv marketing campaigns.  Pusher is proud to have been the recipient of numerous awards, and honored to represent some of the dopest artists across the world including Nils Frahm, Moby, DJ Shadow, Helen Money, Zola Jesus, emptyset, The Haxan Cloak, and more.

 

In 2017, Rudy co-founded CLOAK, a new agency providing music and audio solutions for premium VR/AR experiences as well as to artists looking to work in this space.

 

A Detroit native, Rudy is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and is a current instructor of the course Music Supervision for Film & Television at UCLA Extension.  He is also a member of the Guild of Music Supervisors. Rudy lives in Mid City, Los Angeles with his wife and two kids.

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Rudy Chung
(Music Supervisor,
Hit The Ground Running)
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Manish Raval
(Music Supervisor, Aperture Music)

Over the last 20 years Manish Raval and Tom Wolfe have established themselves as one of the top music supervision teams in film and television. Their Emmy-nominated television credits include HBO's hit series Girls, as well as Goliath, Preacher, Friends from College, Fresh off the Boat, Community and New Girl.

 

They put together soundtracks for recent box office hits Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and The Angry Birds Movie, as well as comedies like Game Night, Blockers, Neighbors and Trainwreck.

 

Their upcoming projects include the new Lena Dunham HBO comedy Camping and the Donald Shirley musical biopic Green Book starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershela Ali opening in theaters this November.

 

Raval was also the music editor on films like Daddy’s Home 2, Trainwreck, Neighbors and the Bad Teacher.

Full Bio Coming Soon!

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Jojo Villanueva
(SVP Music, Sony Pictures)
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Carolyn Richardson has over 16 years of experience in the music industry including 10 years of music supervision and clearance. She has worked for Live Nation, Sony Music and CBS Studios in addition to working with independent production and event marketing companies along the way. She is currently working in new media providing music supervision and clearance for web series, digital ad campaigns and short films. She is a member of the Guild of Music Supervisors and The Television Academy.

 

Carolyn Richardson
(Music Supervisor)
MODERATOR