A discussion about the current state of the trailer music supervision industry, including history, when trailer supervisors started, and the past & present of the business. Featuring some of today's top trailers shown in the theater as examples.
Presented by Vanessa Jorge Perry (Independent Music Supervisor), Jordan Silverberg (Transit), and Bobby Gumm (Trailer Park)
STATE OF MUSIC IN MEDIA:
Vanessa Jorge Perry
Vanessa Jorge has been music supervising Movie Trailers for over 15 years and has now begun freelancing in her industry. Her work as a Music Supervisor started in Television at Entertainment Tonight but after a few years she took her burgeoning skill set to the world of film advertising at The Ant Farm. There her work included big film campaigns such as Sideways, Lord of the Rings, Shrek, Harry Potter, Star Trek, Transformers and many more. Most recently Vanessa was the Director Of Music for Aspect Ratio, one of the industry’s long standing and leading film trailer houses. Some of her recent work includes Godzilla, The Hobbit, Kung Fu Panda 3, Magic Mike XXL, and Batman vs. Superman. Vanessa was recently nominated at the 2015 Guild of Music Supervisors Awards and won for best placement of music in a movie trailer for the movie Inherent Vice.
Heading into his 15th year as a supervisor, Jordan Silverberg is a veteran of the trailer game. Over the last decade and a half, he has worked at The Ant Farm and Aspect Ratio, before helping launch Santa Monica based Transit, in 2010. His work has won numerous awards, including the 2011 Guild of Music Supervisor's Awards for Trailer Music Supervisor Of The Year, which was the first year that particular award was handed out. Some of his past credits include Star Trek, Sin City, and The Lord Of The Rings trilogy. His most recent credits include the Netflix show Narcos, Fox’s Paper Towns, WB’s Pan, WB’s San Andreas, Sony’s Pixels, and the upcoming Angry Birds Movie.
Bobby Gumm is a Vice President at Trailer Park, one of the largest advertising agencies in the world, where he oversees all things music. With almost a decade of music supervision experience Gumm has supervised hundreds of trailers/campaigns. Some of his more recent highlights include trailers for Suicide Squad, Mad Max: Fury Road, Inside Out, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, Big Hero 6, Interstellar, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Godzilla.