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Bobby Gumm
(VP Music, Trailer Park)
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Bryan Chabrow
(Director - Marketing, Film & TV Music, BMG)
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Maura Duval-Griffin
(Music Supervisor, Audiomachine)
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Sohrab Nafici
(Warner Bros. Studios)
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Emily Weber
(Position Music)
MODERATOR

 A discussion about the current state of the Trailers, with an overview of frequently employed creative approaches including cover recordings, remixes, overlays, customizations and what impact these approaches have on production teams, music labels and publishers. 

TYPE: Moderated Panel

ROOM: TAPER HALL 102

(130 Seated)

TIME: 3:00pm - 3:50pm

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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 over a decade of music supervision experience, Gumm has supervised hundreds of trailers/campaigns ranging from massive summer tent pole films to micro budget indies. Some of his more recent highlights include trailers for Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Baby Driver, Coco, Stranger Things, Suicide Squad and Mad Max: Fury Road.

Bobby Gumm
(VP Music, Trailer Park)

Bryan Chabrow is a Director of Synch Marketing at BMG. In this role he is responsible for procuring creative licensing opportunities for both publishing copyrights and master recordings, working on behalf of domestic, international, frontline, and catalog acts.

 

In addition to securing placements in the medias of trailers, television, sports, and video games, Bryan works closely with artists and composers to craft ‘trailerized’ covers and remixes for large-scale campaigns. In his time at BMG he has helped create and license remixes of tracks by the Rolling Stones, as well as covers of copyrights by Nirvana, Aerosmith, Johnny Cash, Kings of Leon, and more. Recent synch highlights include trailer & promo campaigns for Netflix, ESPN, Electronic Arts, Microsoft, FOX, NBC, and Epic Games.

 

Prior to joining BMG, Bryan held positions in synch at Island, Def Jam, and Republic Records, landing placements for acts like Fall Out Boy, Florence & The Machine, Of Monsters & Men, James Bay, and American Authors.

 

When he isn’t working, Bryan can be found cheering on the Washington Capitals or hosting a string of trivia nights at bars and restaurants throughout LA. 

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Bryan Chabrow
(Director of Synch Marketing, BMG)
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Maura Duval Griffin
(Music Supervisor, Audiomachine)

After over a decade working as a music supervisor for the marketing campaigns for some of the top-grossing films from Fox, Universal, Warner Bros, Disney and others, Maura Duval Griffin joined the team at acclaimed boutique trailer music library Audiomachine as the Director of Business Development and Music Licensing/Creative Director. Working with a small team of composers, Maura helps to build Audiomachine’s high end orchestral music catalog and custom compositions, crafted with blockbuster franchises in mind. Maura is still a freelance music supervisor who works with a variety of creative agencies in Los Angeles and New York on movie trailers, TV/Streaming promos, video game trailers and anything else that comes her way. A proud member of the Guild of Music Supervisors with over 25 years of experience in the music industry, including time served in college radio, record retail, sales and distribution, and marketing, Maura has a head full of otherwise useless lyrics, a wide openness to (almost) all music genres, and a deep appreciation for the process of putting music to picture.

Sohrab Nafici, Vice President, Music/Legal, Worldwide Theatrical Marketing, Warner Bros. Pictures

Sohrab Nafici has worked in theatrical marketing for Warner Bros. Pictures since 2008, overseeing music licensing for all theatrical marketing and publicity campaigns. Prior to Warner Bros., he worked for New Line Cinema in NYC in music administration for the studio and New Line Records. He started his career at Eighteenth Street Lounge Music in Washington, DC, handling sync licensing for the label’s artists.

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Sohrab Nafici
(Warner Bros. Pictures)
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Emily Weber
(Position Music)
MODERATOR

Emily Weber is Vice President of Creative Licensing for Trailers and Promos at Position Music.  She has over 14 years experience pitching music for Film/TV/Trailers/Promos/Ads, and has over 8 years experience A&R/Producing albums made for movie trailers. She is a trusted source for music supervisors, editors/producers, and creative directors in the field of TV and Film marketing.  Emily attended Berklee College of Music and performed as a tenor saxophonist and bassist in the 1990’s and early 2000’s.  Tired of touring and the late night gig lifestyle, she began her career in 2003 at RipTide Music where she helped build the artist roster and her relationships with top music supervisors for TV and Film placement.  In 2008, she joined Immediate Music, one of the very first and oldest “trailer music” companies where she learned to become truly skilled in the art and function of trailer music.  In 2010, she joined Position Music, an indie publisher, record label and a premium trailer music supplier where she helped build their already highly respected roster of artists and composers.  Emily has worked on the music and/or placed music used in over hundreds of TV or Film marketing campaigns.  Most recent credits include Peppermint, Avengers: Infinity War, The Predator, Justice League, Mortal Engines, Tomb Raider, Deadpool 2, VICE, Ballers,  Colette, Robin Hood, The Incredibles 2, and Blade Runner 2049.