Music Supervisor for Tarantino Movies Tells You How to Catch a Music Supervisor's Attention

Posted by Andrew Apanov on May 6, 2014 12:34 PM


Guest post by Andrew Apanov from Dotted Music and We Spin, a marketing education platform for musicians.

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Andrew Apanov interviews Mary Ramos, a music supervisor for Quentin Tarantino movies as well as over a hundred Hollywood blockbusters.

In this conversation, recorded at Sync Summit Paris 2014, Mary shares specifics about working in the sync licensing industry these days and provides practical advice on getting noticed by music supervisors.

Mary Ramos: How to Get the Attention of Music Supervisors

00:16 - Introduction

00:59 - Being a music supervisor now vs. 20 years ago

01:46 - Catching music supervisor's attention with covers

02:51 - Have a "swagger" song in your music arsenal

03:54 - Importance of having instrumental versions for your songs

04:45 - Your bootleg remix can be picked and cleared for a movie

06:02 - Places to look for licensing opportunities


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