SPOT+ panelists

Dan Koplowitz 
Owner of Friendly Fire Licensing, Los Angeles

Dan Koplowitz has been involved with the music industry in one way or another for the past twenty years. He owns the boutique sync agency Friendly Fire Licensing, which represents about forty labels and publishers (including Crunchy Frog, GL Music, Cosmos, Playground, and lots more) for inclusion in TV shows, movies, commercials, and video games. Dan manages a number of bands and focuses primarily on working with international acts in the USA.

Panel: Meet The Music Supervisors

Ilana Goldstoff
Sync manager at Sizzer, Amsterdam

Ilana Goldstoff is Sync Manager at Sizzer Amsterdam. Before joining the company in 2015 she was active in the music industry for 12 years as a booker, talent scout and manager. Ilana is responsible for the award-winning ‘When You Drive, Never Drink’ Heineken campaign, as well as syncs for Diesel, Chanel, Audi and many others. Sizzer Amsterdam is one of the leading agencies in the world of music for images.

Panel: Meet The Music Supervisors

Connie Edwards
Music Supervisor at Major Tom, London

Connie has been supervising music for commercials with Major Tom for the past 5 years.  Her work at Major Tom consists of full music services, encompassing music supervision, licensing, soundtrack composition and score supervision, all undertaken with an uncompromisingly creative perspective, an obsession for originality and striving for the highest production values.   Recent credits include worldwide campaigns for Stella Artois and Range Rover.

Panel: Meet The Music Supervisors

Daniel Kuypers
SVP, Executive Director of Music, Energy BBDO, Chicago

Daniel Kuypers is a 21 year music industry veteran who has been producing music for brands for the past 11 years. As Director of Music Daniel works with internal teams, clients, artists and music companies around the world to use music in new, innovative ways while creating value for both the artist and the client. Daniel works with a varied roster of past and present clients including PepsiCo, Wrigley/Mars, MillerCoors, Starbucks, Bayer and more.Panel: Meet The Music Supervisors

Panel: Meet The Music Supervisors

Sarah Bridge
Independent Music Supervisor, London

Sarah is an independent music supervisor for film & TV. Her career has evolved from music journalism to music supervision via A&R management. Her credits include Oscar and multi award winning “The Theory of Everything” (Director: James Marsh) “X+Y” (Director: Morgan Matthews) and “Fighting with My Family” (Director: Stephen Merchant). Sarah is currently working on projects for Netflix, Lionsgate, BFI, Blackdog Films and many more.

Panel: Meet The Music Supervisors

Iain Cooke
Freelance Music Supervisor, London

Iain Cooke is a freelance music supervisor for film & TV who has recently supervised Wanderlust, for BBC1 & Netflix; Informer, a six part thriller for BBC/Amazon, the four part animated adaptation of Watership Down for BBC/Netflix and a new eight part TV adaptation of Hanna for Amazon.

His TV supervision credits include John le Carré’s multi-EMMY nominated The Night Manager, Golden Globe & EMMY nominated Luther and many more.

Panel: Meet The Music Supervisors

Ben Sumner
Forunder of Feel For Music, London

Ben Sumner is a music supervisor specializing in the field of video games. Twice voted Music Week Music Supervisor of the Year for Video Games and winner of awards for music creation and supervision across gaming, advertising and radio. Ben has worked on music for numerous games franchises including Assassins Creed, Just Cause, Tomb Raider, Hitman, to name just a few. As well as numerous other projects including work for Google, Jaguar and BBC.

Panel: Meet The Music Supervisors

Clement Souchier
Music Supervisor & Producer at Creaminal, New York

Clement Souchier founded Creaminal in 2004.In 14 years, Creaminal has become one of the most influent music supervision agencies with offices in New York, Singapore & Sao Paolo. Our multi-awarded team provides both artistic insight and business and legal expertise in music supervision for Feature Films, Series, Advertising campaigns, Video Games and Events.

Panel: Meet The Music Supervisors

Son Nguyen
Founder and Music Supervisor at Phenom Music, Hamburg

The love of music had me early on so I decided to go professional. I joined Jon Welch Music as a co-producer and honed my skills. I became a freelance musician and producer and in 2009 I joined ROBA Music Publishing. In 2015 I founded Phenom Music with Gernot Preusser. As music supervisors we specialize in advertising. Completely independent we want to provide our clients with the best musical option possible – not tied anything but our imagination.

Panel: Meet The Music Supervisors

Samuel Diaz
Director of Music Supervision at CBS Television Studios, Los Angeles

An industry professional for over 20 years, Samuel works as in-house music supervisor for NCIS, Blue Bloods, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Happy Together, Salvation, Blood & Treasure and NCIS: New Orleans. Working on NCIS since its inception, the show remains the #1 drama in the United States.

Prior to CBS, he worked as in-house music supervisor at Paramount Television.

Panel: Meet The Music Supervisors

Nis Bøgvad
Music Supervisor and CEO/Founder, Copenhagen Film Music

Nis founded “Copenhagen Film Music” a 360° Music supervision company for Film & TV. Nis has worked on more than 150 commercials, TV series and films. He’s been sharing knowledge at A&R Worldwide, Midem Cannes, Sync summit Paris, Les Arcs European Film Festival, and Artist mentor for Music Estland VOLÜÜM mentoring program, to mention a few. Lately Nis has been working on the Danish TV drama “Follow the Money” (Bedrag)

Panel: Meet The Music Supervisors

Goran Obad
Music supervisor at Ohlogy, Oslo

Partner and head of music supervision. Working as music supervisor and executive music producer on feature film and advertising since 2009. 

Credits include Norwegian features «Headhunters», «Satisfaction 1720», «Sump» & «Psychobitch».

Advertising credits include world wide campaigns for H&M, Norwegian, Duracell, and a range of award winning nordic projects.

Panel: Meet The Music Supervisors

Jesper Gadeberg
Founder of Musicstylist.com, Copenhagen

Gadeberg is regarded one of the leading independent creative music supervisors in advertising, placing music in commercial’s for clients around the world including Heineken, Mercedes & Porsche. He was behind one of the 3 most awarded International commercials in the commercial year of 2013/2014 for Jack & Jones ‘Making The Cut’ placing Nick Cave, and for the Magnum ‘Proudly Seeking Pleasure’ campaign for which he received Gold at Epica 2015 for ‘best use of music’.

Panel: Meet The Music Supervisors

Charlotte Von Kotze
Director of Music at VICE, New York

Charlotte von Kotze is Director of Music at VICE. She handles music supervision for VICE Plus Production creative works, as well as the licensing needs of VIRTUE, an internal VICE MEDIA commercial agency. Recent notable clients include Marc Jacobs, MAC, Nike, Lululemon, Bose, Airbnb, or Delta. Other projects she previously music supervised include A24 x HBO’s critically acclaimed TV show “Random Acts of Flyness” directed by Terence Nance (2018).

Panel: Meet The Music Supervisors

Katy Gavillet
Creative Director, Fox Broadcasting Company

Katy Gavillet is Creative Director, Music at Fox Broadcasting Company. Supporting the music needs of the marketing division, she interfaces with all aspects of music in relation to the Fox network; serving as an in-house music supervisor for promos, overseeing song clearances, and commissioning original songs and re-records. Prior to joining Fox, she spent several years as Manager of Creative Sync Licensing at Warner Bros. Records.

Panel: Meet The Music Supervisors

Jason Alexander 
Music Supervisor at HTGR/PUSHER, Los Angeles

Hit the Ground Running, Inc. (HTGR) is an LA-based, full-service, independent music supervision company. Through its illustrious team of music supervisors and their expert knowledge of music, the company handles music for the likes of Pennyworth, Cloak & Dagger, Silicon Valley & Gotham.

PUSHER is a modern hydra of sync licensing, bespoke composition, and label & publishing services. It was established to embody and embolden creativity for our artists, our clients, and ourselves. Specializing in creative advertising for the motion picture industry.

Panel: Meet The Music Supervisors

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