VFF19 @ The ALL3Y - Focus On: The Process of Getting Music into a Film

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The ALL3Y Music Studios

5064 Lankershim Blvd.

North Hollywood, CA 91601

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IT TAKES A VILLAGE: THE PROCESS OF GETTING MUSIC INTO FILM

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Panelists:

Germaine Franco - Award-Winning Film Composer/Songwriter

John Houlihan - SVP, Fox Film Music & Independent Music Supervisor

Kevin Houlihan - Music Licensing Executive, Film/TV - Killer Tracks

Michèle Vice-Maslin - Award-Winning Producer/Songwriter


Whether you’re a filmmaker searching for that specific song or cue, a songwriter or music producer wondering how to get your song into a film, or merely a music lover curious how the film music machine works, you won’t want to miss this panel. Come learn from some of today’s top film music creators and execs as they discuss the creative and legal process of obtaining film music in order to achieve that perfect emotion behind a visual work.


GERMAINE FRANCO:

Germaine Franco is the first Latina composer invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Music Branch and to receive the Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement for Music in an Animated Feature (Coco). She is the recipient of the Shirley Walker Award at the 2018 ASCAP Screen Music Awards, which honors those whose achievements have contributed to the diversity of film and television music. Franco also received a Top Box Office Film Award for her work on Coco. Univision honored her on International Women’s Day 2018 as one of “15 Latinas Who Are Changing The World As We Know It”, alongside Rita Moreno, Emma Gonzalez, among others.


Germaine composes music and songs that reflect her extensive training as an orchestral musician, her electronic music programming prowess, her multi-instrumental expertise and her love of world music. Franco divides her time working on studio blockbusters and independent features. She has scored and/or written songs for a variety of award- winning and high-profile features, animations, and documentary projects.


JOHN HOULIHAN:

John Houlihan is Senior Vice President of Music for 20th Century Fox film studio, now part of Disney, and his credits include Bohemian Rhapsody, Deadpool 2for which John was Nominated for a Grammy, and the 2018 Best Picture Academy Award winner, The Shape Of Water.

John was previously an independent Music Supervisor who worked in film, television, advertising and politics. He has helped shape the music of more than 100 feature films including Mr. Holland’s Opus, the three Austin Powers films, Charlie’s Angels 1 & 2,Training Day, Supermensch, Deadpool, John Wick 1 & 2, Atomic Blonde and the 2017 Academy Award winning documentary OJ: Made In America.In 2010, John was a founding member of the Guild Of Music Supervisors and later served as President for 3 years.

Current projects include writer-director Taika Waititi’s highly anticipated Jojo Rabbit (releasing October 18, 2019) and director James Mangold’s Ford v. Ferraristarring Christian Bale and Matt Damon set for release on November 4, 2019.


KEVIN HOULIHAN:


MICHELE VICE-MASLIN:

Michèle Vice-Maslin is an Emmy Winning, #1 hit Music Producer/Music Arranger/ Songwriter, Music Publisher who composes (both music & lyrics) and produces- arrangers for artists/ films/television / ads/ promos/ games, etc. She has had numerous hit songs and cuts all over the world as well as over 5000 music placements. Her music can be heard on radio & television every day - 7 days a week/365 days a year.

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5064 Lankershim Blvd.

North Hollywood, CA 91601

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