Three successful music supervisors for film, TV and multimedia will share tips on how to get music placed in soundtracks as part of a special panel discussion and Q&A session at The Centre in Santa Clarita on Wednesday, August 9 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Part of the “New Heights Artist Development Series” of panels and events hosted by the city of Santa Clarita’s Arts & Entertainment crew, the Music Supervisors panel is free and open to the public.
Music supervisors are the often unheralded architects of movie soundtracks, the skilled specialists who match music to moments in films and TV, and help build our favorite movie music track by track.
The panelists will discuss tips on how to get your songs placed, as well as current industry trends.
Bambi Moe has worked in theatrical, television, stage and music production, story development and music supervision. Bambi has extensive supervision, management, and leadership success in artist development, talent relations, music publishing, music and video production, voice recording, contract negotiation, digital distribution, brand building, marketing, and public relations.
Currently, Bambi is the Creative Content Program Producer for KLCS-TV in Los Angeles. She is the founder of Courgette Records, an independent record label. She was Grammy-nominated for Best Comedy album(s): Harry Shearer’s “Songs Pointed and Pointless” (2008) and “Songs of the Bushmen” (2009).
She founded the music licensing company Unencumbered Productions, a music licensing, music supervision and management company for recording artists who control their own recording masters and songs. They represented artists including Jonathan Brooke, Kenny Loggins, Marshall Crenshaw, Jane Siberry, Nina Storey, and Judith Owen.
Bambi was Vice President of Music at the Walt Disney Company from 1991 to 2001 where she supervised all creative aspects of music development and production for 994 animated television series episodes, 20 direct-to-video releases with sales of more than 100 million units and five theatrical film soundtracks totaling more than $150 million in box office.
Scot Peeples is a Los Angeles-based music supervisor for film, TV, and news media. Peeples earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Media Management from California State University, Northridge, and graduated from UCLA Extension with a certificate in Music Business. After finishing an internship at Lyric House Publishing in Hollywood as Music Coordinator and Licensing Specialist, he began working freelance under the moniker One T Music Supervision.
Joann LeDesma has joined our team as Director of Music Supervision. She is well versed in Artist Management, Music Production, and Publishing. She wears many hats as a successful music blogger, publisher, educator, and music consultant. Her distinct ear for music analysis has landed her on the lecture circuit of some of the most well-known songwriting associations and music trade shows, including NSAI, SongNet, NAMM, SXSW, SongsAlive!, IES, Taxi Road Rally, etc.
LeDesma has worked with numerous artists like Jackson Browne, Joe Walsh, Carlos Santana, Kenny Loggins, MANA, KISS, Tom Petty, David Crosby, Graham Nash, Taking Back Sunday, Devil Wears Prada, Aggrolites, and others. Her credits also include music placements and programming with companies like SABAN Brands, MAZDA, General Mills, United Airlines, America West Airlines, Regal Cinemas, and more. Her music placements include Bravo, Disney, HBO, FOX, CBS, NBC, A&E, video games and more.
LeDesma is working with MDLA music supervision department overseeing music licensing, administration, publishing, clearances, and celebrity integration. In addition, she will actively promote unsigned acts, music catalogs, and custom music for our clients.
The Centre is located at 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350. For more information, visit SantaClaritaArts.com.
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