(Whirly Girl Music)
Lizelle S. Brandt, Esq.
Music Supervisor Frankie Pine and Entertainment Lawyer Lizelle Brandt will guide you through an in depth discussion on what you absolutely need to know when starting your own Music Supervision company from operations to legal.
TYPE: Presentation and Discussion
ROOM: TMC BUSINESS ROOM
TIME: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
(Music Supervisor, Whirly Girl Music)
Frankie Pine is an award-winning music supervisor, putting together memorable, provocative, and engaging soundtracks for high profile film and television projects. Her diverse work spans multiple genres, from popular television dramas like “Brothers and Sisters” and “Army Wives,” to comedy feature films like “Santa Claus 2” and “Tooth Fairy,” to indie box office hits like “Magic Mike.”
She is currently supervising Aaron Sorkin’s hit television series “The Newsroom” as well as the inspired country music drama “Nashville”. Along with her television expertise, she has extensive film credits, serving as music consultant on such successful films as Steven Soderbergh’s “Ocean’s 11, 12 and 13,” and on the soundtrack for the Academy Award-winning movie “Traffic” for which she received a Grammy nomination.
In addition to her work as a music supervisor, Pine also serves as a Music Consultant for ABC Television and A&E Studios and has served as Interim Music Executive at New Line Cinema as well as Music Executive at PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, which included overseeing music for such outstanding films as Dead Man Walking, Notting Hill, and The Big Lebowski. Frankie works under her banner of Whirly Girl Music. Additional accolades include a 2012 Guild of Music Supervisors award for Best Music Supervisor for the indie film “Magic Mike”, the 2013 and 2014 Guild of Music Supervisors award for Best Music Supervisor for television musical or comedy for “Nashville” and an RIAA Certified Gold Record for “How to Be a Player.”
Lizelle S. Brandt, Esq. is an entertainment lawyer with over 14 years of experience representing individuals and small to mid-sized businesses involved in all aspects of film and tv production, and in particular in the creation and placement of music in such mediums. Lizelle’s legal expertise includes advising on corporate formation, copyright and trademark registration, licensing, clearance, fair use, business contracts, and employment matters. She is an experienced trial attorney and former criminal prosecutor who litigates copyright and trademark infringement, idea theft, licensing violations, commercial misappropriation, defamation, cyber harassment and breach of contract. In addition to owning and operating Singian Law which she founded in 2007, Lizelle is an adjunct law professor teaching Business Law, Licensing, and Business Ethics classes at FIDM. She also serves as a board member on the USC Alumni Association’s Trojan Entertainment Network. Lizelle is an avid USC football fan who can be found on twitter at @lizellebrandt.