The Complete Guide to Selecting Music for Movies, TV, Games and New Media. Music Supervision - finding the correct music for TV, live events, film, commercials, video games, ringtones, etc. - is one of the fastest-growing careers in the music industry. To succeed, you need to be able to multitask, and to navigate licensing, relationships, and cultural; trends with ease. This book approaches music supervision from both angles - showing potential music supervisors the tools they will need to be successful, and also providing help for composers, bands, DJs and producers on how to pitch their music TO music supervisors. Topics covered include:
The Evolution of Music Supervision (history)
Theory & Application
Tools of the Trade
Music Styles and Effective Placement
Getting the Job
The Future of Music Supervision
Well supplemented by numerous interviews with industry movers and shakers, sample contracts and letters, a resource section and a bibliography, Music Supervision is the most up-to-date and relevant book on this important music career, and is all the more useful for having been written in New York, the capital of music supervision!
©2005, 246 pages.