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Department of Music & Theatre Arts Productions

It’s Time To Talk Sync

Are you a music enthusiast who’s always been curious about the behind-the-scenes workings of sync and music licensing? Look no further! Our virtual panel brings together a dynamic group of industry experts who will share their insights, experiences, and tips on navigating the complex world of sync and music licensing.

This virtual panel is a must-attend event for anyone interested in the intersection of music and visual media.

Get to know our Panelists below:

Teng Chen – Audio Engineer and Music Editor with a decade of experience in music production in a variety of musical genres. Currently,  a pre-record music editor and mixer at NBC’s Saturday Night Live. Teng has worked in studios such as Samurai Hotel, Oktaven Audio, Audiosmith (at Dimenna Center), Power Station NYC, etc.

Stef Fink – Executive Music Producer and founder of Music Box, a female-forward music solutions company providing full music services including original music for Film and TV.

Gabrielle Mandel – Director, Music Creative for Animated Features and Event Series at Netflix. Gabrielle has worked on many Netflix Animated projects including ‘Klaus, Over The Moon, The Willoughby’s, Apollo 10 1/2’ and more, being a part of the first streamer to win both the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Animated Film.

Johnathan McHugh– Independent Producer/Director/Music Supervisor who has held high-ranking creative positions in A&R and Marketing at A&M Records, New Line Cinema/Warner Brothers, Sony, and Universal Records. McHugh is a Producers Guild Documentary jury member and co-founder of the Guild of Music Supervisors.

Jared “Deraj” Wells – Independent Artist and Music Producer. His unique, well-received sound has resulted in features on national media outlets such as Call Of Duty Mobile, Amazon, Facebook, NBC, ABC, and more.

Brian Vickers – Music Supervisor for The Walt Disney Studios’ in-house theatrical marketing team, The Hive. Brian worked on a number of blockbuster film campaigns that include both Avengers: Infinity War & Avengers: Endgame, Star Wars: The Last Jedi & The Rise of Skywalker, and more recently, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Avatar: The Way of Water, Turning Red, Encanto, and many more.

When you register you will be provided the meeting link to join the conversation.
Presented by Blue Hawk Records