February 6, 2019

From Variety:

"Composer and lyricist Marc Shaiman will be honored with the Icon Award at the ninth annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards, taking place Feb. 13 at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles.

The “Hairspray” and “Smash” tunesmith will be performing “The Place Where Lost Things Go,” the “Mary Poppins Returns” ballad he co-wrote with Scott Wittman, at the ceremony. “Lost Things” is nominated for the original song Oscar, and he’s also up for composing the score for the Disney sequel. Winning either would give Shaiman an...

February 5, 2019

Thank you to our members who joined us at our first ever GMS Meet the Nominees Mixer, sponsored by APM Music. It was a wonderful night celebrating our nominees and their outstanding creative achievements in music supervision this year. We look forward to seeing you all at the Awards!

Click Here for the Meet the Nominees Photo Album!

February 3, 2019

A spirited discussion between licensing companies and music supervisors, each discussing better ways to managing the ever-increasing volume of music submissions, demonstrating better creative pitch approaches, writing more effective creative briefs, and using technology and smart metadata to land the synch. Recorded at USC at the 2018 GMS Music in Media Conference.

Featuring Anny Colvin, Ann Kline, Rob Lowry, and moderated by Kristen Bushnell Perez


February 3, 2019

Join our conversation with current music coordinators who work on prominent Film, Television, and Trailer projects, as they transition into music supervisor roles. Together they’ll discuss tips for breaking into the industry and continue to expand the dialogue on how music coordinators can elevate the success and craft of music supervisors and music supervision in general. Recorded at the 2018 GMS Music in Media Conference at USC.

Featuring Evelin Garcia, Justin Kamps, Whitney Pilzer, and moderated by Garrett McElver


February 1, 2019

"Spoilers ahead for the first season of “Russian Doll.”

In the new Netflix series “Russian Doll,” Nadia (Natasha Lyonne), a cynical video game programmer with commitment issues, finds herself caught in a never-ending cycle of death and resurrection on the night of her 36th birthday party. No matter what Nadia does, she eventually dies and awakens in the same bathroom on that same night at that same party. And with almost every reset, the staccato piano chords of a nearly 50-year-old pop tune kick in. 

That song is “Gotta Get Up,”...

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