NL Media Music in LA

Introduction to the LA Music Sector

Digital meetings exclusively for NL media composers, publishers and creators seeking to do business in Los Angeles. You want to get in touch (and do business) with music supervisors, directors, producers of movies, trailers, docus, commercials, games – how and where do you start?

This session takes place online via the platform NetworkTables. Please note that seats are limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. So get yourself in motion and save your seat.

Speakers

Michael Todd, AVP, Film & TV Music / Visual Media, ASCAP Membership Group, US

With over 20+ years of experience in the film & television music industry, Mike Todd is a leader who has championed the composer/ songwriter community at all career levels. A professional musician himself, Todd nurtures the diversity of talents and has been responsible for some of ASCAP’s most significant signings. He has produced many of ASCAP’s flagship career development opportunities including; “I Create Music” Expo content and the highly regarded ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop. Todd also promotes ASCAP’s Global presence by consulting for a number of international film music festivals & concerts within Europe, serving on the committee for the Songwriters Hall of Fame (West Coast Events) and the board of the Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP) as well as served for the Professional Development committee and Grammy Next mentor program for the Recording Academy LA Chapter.

Chandler Poling, Co-Founder, White Bear PR, US

Chandler Poling is the Co-Founder of White Bear PR, a Public Relations firm specializing in Publicity for Composers, Songwriters, Music Supervisors, and Film & Music Festivals around the world.  Throughout his career, Chandler has run successful Oscar, Golden Globe, Grammy, BAFTA and Emmy campaigns securing nominations and wins for his clients, including the history-making campaign for Hildur Gudnadóttir and her scores from Joker and Chernobyl.  His clients have been featured in national and international publications, such as Time Magazine, Vanity Fair, New York Times, Variety, Hollywood Reporter, The Guardian, LA Times, and Rolling Stone Magazine to name just a few. He created the first ever composer-focused panel at Comic-Con San Diego, the World’s Largest Pop Culture Convention.  These panels are now an ongoing tradition – a platform for composers to discuss their craft and meet their fans.

Heather Guibert, Music Supervisor, Francium Enterprises, US

Upon choosing to forego a career in engineering to pursue her dream of working in music, Heather left her South Florida roots for the bright lights of Hollywood. A graduate of the University of Southern California‘s Music Industry program, Heather spent nine years as part of the team of Music Supervisors at Neophonic, Inc., where she had the pleasure to work on such diverse television projects as Glee (Fox), CSI: Miami (CBS), American Horror Story (FX), The Americans (FX), United States of Tara (Showtime) and films including Eat Pray Love (Sony Pictures) and The Normal Heart (HBO). Since embarking out on her own, Heather has music supervised the Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards nominee Spettacolo along with television series Lost in Space (Netflix), Rosewood (Fox), Witches of East End (Lifetime), Stitchers (Freeform) and the Emmy Award winning HBO series, Veep. To date, she has had the privilege of working on more than 600 episodes of television and over a dozen films, in addition to her freelance work in Trailers, Promos and Advertising. The four-time Guild of Music Supervisors Awards nominee is a proud member of the Television Academy, Women in Film and currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Guild of Music Supervisors. She also teaches the Music Supervision course at Loyola Marymount University.

Moderator: Peter Post, Chief Representative, NBSO, US

The Netherlands Business Support Offices (NBSO) in Los Angeles is an official Dutch Trade Office and part of the Dutch Economic Network in the USA consisting of Embassies and Consulates. The primary objective of the NBSO LA is to support NL Entrepreneurs in doing business in the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area. The Netherlands Business Support Offices (NBSO) in Los Angeles is an official Dutch Trade Office and part of the Dutch Economic Network in the USA consisting of Embassies and Consulates. The primary objective of the NBSO LA is to support NL Entrepreneurs in doing business in the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area.