Music in Film and Television
Date | Monday, April 25, 2016
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How important is music in film and television? How do you choose the right music? Where do you get it? How do you budget for it and how much should you budget for it? Learn from the experts on sound design, mixing and editing for current formats as well as finding the right music and where you should licence.
Time | 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Venue | The Spoke Club , 600 King St W, Toronto
Schedule | 5:30 Doors Open | 6:00pm – 7:00pm Academy Talks
$10 for Members, $25 for Non-Members
Moderator: Daniel Pellerin, Sound and Music Supervisor
|Daniel Pellerin, Digital Sound Production
Daniel has been nominated for multiple awards including 11 Genies (winning 3), 2 Canadian Screen Awards (winning 1) and has won a Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Sound on The Inventor’s Series special “Edison: The Wizard of Light”
Along with the many Feature Films, Movies of the Week, Mini-Series and Series, he has supervised sound design, music and mixed on over 100 feature documentaries including 4 films screening at the upcoming Hot Docs Film Festival.
For the past five years, he has developed and produced music and sound in a special interactive format for the iPhone, Blackberry, Android, and iPad for Percy FX in Canada.
Panelists: Michelle Irving, Michael Perlmutter & Ari Posner
|Michelle Irving, Composer and Sound Designer
Michelle Irving is a composer and sound designer with additional experience in location recording and mixing. Her work includes a diverse array of award-winning projects including documentary, independent film, commercials, and multichannel media installation. She has contributed to a number of high-profile projects including Rings of Fire (Candida Paltiel, Al Jazeera English), The Corporation (Mark Achbar), Scared Sacred (Velcrow Ripper), The 7 Interventions (Katerina Cizek, NFB) and recently Oliver Hussain’s Isla Santa Maria 3D (Gallery TPW / Images Festival).
|Michael Perlmutter, Music Supervisor, Producer, instinct entertainment
Michael has placed thousands of songs in TV shows, films and documentaries, seen and heard around the world. Michael has been working in the music/film/TV industries for 20+ years.
Select TV credits include: Houdini & Doyle, Degrassi, Private Eyes, Beauty and The Beast, Cracked, Haven, Rogue, The LA Complex, Vikings, Penny Dreadful. Select Film credits: Arbitrage (Richard Gere), The Other Half (Tatiana Maslany), HEVN (Norwegian/Cdn. co-pro.), Across The Line (Stephan James), The Colony (Laurence Fishburne), A Beginner’s Guide To Endings (Harvey Keitel), All The Wrong Reasons (Cory Monteith).
|Ari Posner, Composer
Ari Posner is a fixture in Canadian film and television, having most recently scored the critically acclaimed TV series Flashpoint, feature film All the Wrong Reasons, and romantic comedy My Awkward Sexual Adventure. The music composer’s repertoire spans from long-format work to ads to animated series, and everything in between.Posner, an accomplished pianist and alumnus of York University’s Fine Arts program, has partnered with prominent composers Stacey Hersh, Ian Lefeuvre and Amin Bhatia (with whom he co-wrote the Flashpoint score). He received a 2013 Canadian Screen Award with his longtime friend Bhatia for the Best Music Score in a Program or Series, as well as earning various Juno, Gemini and Bessie awards and nominations. Alongside Lefeuvre, Posner also co-wrote the theme music to CBC Radio talk show Under the Influence with Terry O’Reilly.