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8th Annual 'State of Music in Media'

GMS CONFERENCE

in person & virtual event

 

Saturday, October 1st, 2022

 Los Angeles Film School​

6363 Sunset Blvd Hollywood, CA 90028

​​networking & happy hour

educational panels

live musical performances

1-on-1 mentoring sessions for aspiring music supervisors

Additional panelists, performers, and special guests TBA

Full schedule coming soon.

*COVID vaccination card or proof of recent negative test required for Conference entry

SELECT PANELS ANNOUNCED

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SELECT CONFERENCE PROGRAMS

 
Raedio Waves: Talking TV And Music With Issa Rae
Award-winning actress, producer and entrepreneur Issa Rae and Raedio's Head of Music Supervision, Stephanie Diaz-Matos share their insight into recent success with "Insecure", "P-Valley" and what's new with "audio everywhere company", Raedio.
Panelists:
Issa Rae (Writer, Producer, Actress, & Entrepreneur)
Stephanie Diaz-Matos (Head of Music Supervision and Library, Raedio)
Moderator:
Angelique Jackson (Senior Entertainment Writer, Variety)
Everything You Wanted To Know About Trailers, But Were Afraid To Ask
There are no stupid questions here. We're aiming to pull back the curtain a bit on the process of selecting and producing music for trailers and other entertainment marketing.
Panelists:
Kelsey Mitchell (Director of Music, Ignition Creative)
Anny Colvin (Head of Music, MakeMake)
AG (Producer/Songwriter, BYAGINC)
Evelin Garcia (Music Supervisor, The Hive)
David James Rosen (Composer/Partner, TOTEM)
Moderator:
Danny Exum (Director of Music, Workshop Creative)
 
The Language Of Music (Supervision)

Understanding the importance of effective communication. Music Supervision doesn’t start with learning how to sync a track…it starts first with understanding how to communicate around a song and its sonic elements. Everything follows from there.
Panelists:
Alex Helton (Owner/Artist/ Producer, twoOHsix)
Charisse Allen (Marketing Music Coordinator, Netflix)
Moderator:
Michael Gross (Executive Creative Producer, Squeak E. Clean Studios)
 
On In 5 – ELVIS Has Entered The Building
Breaking down the intricate process of music supervision and scoring of feature films, including integrating live performances.
Panelists:
Elliott Wheeler (Music by and Executive Music Producer)
Anton Monsted (Music Supervisor)
Jamieson Shaw (Supervising Music Editor/Music Producer)
Darren Higman (Executive Vice President, Music - Warner Bros. Pictures)
Moderator:
Kristina Benson (Founder, Sweet on Top, LLC)

What’s The Alternative?
Live demonstration and discussion of finding song options for a scene.
Panelists:
Robin Urdang (Reel Music SuperVision)
Jennifer Pyken (Music Supervisor, Jen Pyken Music Supervision)
Janet Lopez (VP of Music, 20th Century Studios / Searchlight Pictures)
Kier Lehman (Music Supervisor, Bad Sneakers)
Moderator:
Jonathan Leahy (Music Supervisor, Aperture Music)
 
*Panels and speakers subject to change
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This year we're returning the LA Film School for an in-person (and virtual) event. Join us!