NARIP Music Supervisor Sessions
Intimate Meeting & Pitch Session with Top Music Supervisors
Session with Gary Calamar, Go Music Services
on Thursday, January 24, 2013
at The Federal in Los Angeles (NoHo Arts District)
Top-rated music supervisor Gary Calamar is our special guest at this NARIP Music Supervisor Session in LA. Calamar commissions, licenses and places music for hit television programs (True Blood, Dexter and others). Limited enrollment of 16 people per session guarantees face-time with him, registrants get brief of his CURRENT music needs prior to the session to help them better prepare, a chance to pitch plus immediate feedback from him to YOUR material. In NARIP’s intimate session, you get to meet and pitch him for current opportunities.
ABOUT GARY CALAMAR
Gary Calamar, president of Go Music, is a five time Grammy-nominated producer and music supervisor for his work on HBO’s “True Blood” and “Six Feet Under.” He currently oversees the music on some of the most acclaimed and popular shows on
television including “True Blood” (HBO), “Dexter” (Showtime) “Longmire” (A&E) and the new “1600 Penn” (NBC). Gary is also a songwriter and co-wrote the song “Let’s Boot and Rally” performed by Iggy Pop and Bethany Cosentino for True Blood last
season. Gary is the longtime host of a hit radio show every Sunday night on public radio powerhouse KCRW. Gary’s unique brand of “adventurous pop music both timely and timeless” has been a favorite of listeners for over a decade. Through the years Gary has hosted live performances and interviews with musical greats ranging from Brian Wilson and Elmer Bernstein to Wilco, Lucinda Williams, and The Flaming Lips. Gary’s book “Record Store Days” (with Phil Gallo) about record store culture past
and present, was released in paperback in 2012.
Gary has placed half a dozen tracks from NARIP members he met at his first NARIP Music Supervisor Session in Los Angeles in 2011, read more about these placements here.
Come meet this career-maker.
SMALL IS THE NEW BIG
NARIP’s small sessions (limited enrollment of 16 people per session) guarantee face-time with our guest, registrants get brief of supervisor’s CURRENT music needs, a chance to pitch plus immediate feedback. You get to meet and pitch our guest for current opportunities on the spot, receiving instant feedback as to whether a song or cue is appropriate or not, and most importantly, WHY. This feedback makes better pitches – and ultimately, placements – possible. Participants even have the opportunity to re-work music to better fit a supervisor’s needs.
Placements secured and professional relationships formed through NARIP”s music supervisor sessions have earned praise and and placements! See TESTIMONIALS and PLACEMENTS sections below.
Click here to read what people say about NARIP’s Music Supervisor Sessions.
NARIP MUSIC SUPERVISOR SESSIONS IN THE NEWS,
PLACEMENTS & SUCCESS STORIES
For articles in The Guardian (UK), MusikWeek (UK), Musik Woche (Germany), Taxi Drivers: Cinema e Cultura Metropolitano (Italy), MEOW (US) and other publications, and to read about NARIP members and session participants who have made over 20 placements since inception of NARIP’s series last year, click here. We’re delighted to report the most recent placement, The Chris Bergson Band’s song “Rain Beatin’ Down” that has been licensed for the rest of the season on ESPN for all of NASCAR programming.
Special thanks to Ed Levy at The Federal Bar for hosting this event.
Thursday, January 24, 2013 with Gary Calamar
12:30 p.m. – Registration and networking
1:00 p.m. – Program begins
2:15 p.m. – Break
3:30 p.m. – Program ends
5303 Lankershim Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA 91601
Click here for map.
Parking is FREE, enter the lot off Weddington behind the club.
NOT IN LOS ANGELES?
PITCH REMOTELY OR VIA SKYPE OR GOOGLE HANGOUTS
If you can’t be here in person, at most locations we can accommodate pitching via Skype or Google Hangouts, or we can present material and provide the guest music supervisor’s feedback to you directly. If you have questions about this, please call or email Mary Bee at 818-769-700 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Artist Managers, Producers & Artist Reps
A&R, Artist Development and Marketing Executives
Record, Distribution & Music Publishing Executives
Anyone seeking placement opportunities in film and film promotional campaigns.
$249 NARIP Members *
* Available to Professional and Executive NARIP Members only (not monthly members).
Members please log in to receive discount.
2 WAYS TO REGISTER
1. Online: www.narip.com (just scroll down)
2. Phone: 818 769 7007
Advance RSVP encouraged.
Pre-paid admission guarantees seating.
We appreciate your cooperation.
Call us at 818 769 7007 or email mary AT narip DOT com.
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