The Music Supervisor Team
Director of Music Placement
Cindi Avnet is passionate about finding great independent music and artists to place in film/TV/media. Cindi Avnet liaisons with the top music executives at all the major studios including Disney/Touchstone/ABC, Sony, Paramount, Warner Brothers, Dreamworks and others. She also works closely with most of the best-known independent and staff music supervisors working on major films/TV to determine specific song needs and to promote music from MusicSupervisor.com. Cindi was the music supervisor for films including Bitter/Sweet (Kip Pardue, James Brolin ) and Spring Break 83 (John Goodman). Cindi also produces Balcony TV Los Angeles. BalconyTV.com is a leading daily online viral music show that features great indie bands on balconies all over the world.
Director of Music Supervision
Scott Velasquez is young and upcoming music supervisor. He has recently finished working on James Franco’s newest movie, “Actor’s Anonymous”. He has worked for well-known Music Supervisor, Alex Patsavas at Chop Shop Music (Grey’s Anatomy, How To Get Away With Murder, Scandal, The Hunger Games franchise and others). Scott comes from an A&R background at Universal Records, and is classically trained as a vocalist. He graduated from Berklee College of Music, specializing in Music Business and Music Supervision. He has an ear for cutting edge sounds and is always on the look out for the newest on the rise bands.
Chief Operation Officer
Julius Robinson has a background as a Music Exec, Songwriter, Screenwriter, Publicist and Music Journalist. He oversees all creative operations, including track uploads, approvals, pitches and licenses for nearly 200,000 pieces of high-quality music and sound effects. He oversees the placement of cues in hundreds of major and indie films, TV shows, internet and advertising. He interfaces with the sister site WegetMusic.com that services personal videos, student shorts films, and in-house corporate use. Julius has placed his own songs in many films including Friday Night Lights, The Game and Van Wilder, and recently on TV shows such as Vegas (CBS), 10 Things I Hate About You (ABC Family). He wrote the screenplay for the film Tortilla Heaven (2007), starring George Lopez. Julius began his entertainment career West Coast Editor Pop for Cashbox Magazine.
CEO & Founder
Barry Coffing is the CEO and founder of MusicSupervisor.com and WegetMusic.com. Barry is a music business entrepreneur, record producer, recording artist, songwriter and music supervisor. Originally from Houston, he began his professional music career performing in local bands and became a top jingle singer, music producer and composer. Barry was discovered by legendary producer/artist team Steve Tyrell and Barry Mann, and joined their company and moved to L.A. Over the next 17 years he amassed credits and awards. He was signed to MCA records and toured internationally. Barry placed over 200 of his own songs and tracks in films and TV shows. He has Music Supervised several films and TV shows. He earned BMI songwriting awards for multiple number one hits, and an Emmy nomination. Barry sung on soundtracks for Moulin Rouge, The Brady Bunch Movie, and Winnie the Pooh’s Grand Adventure. He wrote TV themes for California Dreams and The Pyramid. For The Heights, his song “How Do You Talk to An Angel” went on to become a smash number one hit and sell over 500,000 copies worldwide.
Head of Artist Relations / Radio in Retail Director
Derek Lefholz is a licensing expert, artist marketing consultant and label owner. Radio in Retail places music in retail store chains around the world. He helps musicians, artists and bands with music agreements, licensing and copyright issues. Derek has worked with Columbia Records recording artists Ken Shepherd (Ozark Mountain Daredevils), Garth Brooks’ manager Pam Lewis, Grammy Award winning artist, Burning Spear and many other indie and major label musicians, producers and managers. He has licensed thousands of songs to retail, film, television and media global markets and is also a certified Music Engineer and Producer.
Director of Music Clearance
Anthony DiMaggio has worked successfully with many Music Supervisors clearing and placing music in TV, films and other media. He was a Music Coordinator and Clearance specialist on films including Stay Cool and For The Love of Money. He also heads up our sister site Wegetmusic.com Film School and Film Race divisions. He has cleared music rights and negotiated license terms and fees for Dick Clark productions on shows such as So You Think You Can Dance, New Years Rockin’ Eve and many others.
Simon Michel is a 26-year-old German film score composer. At MusicSupervisor.com he works with catalog acquisition, Pro Member and submission support, and pitching songs for placement opportunities. He studied Composition for Film & Theater BA at the ArtEZ conservatory in Arnhem. In 2012 he completed his internship with Tom Salta in New York City (Halo Bootcamp, Red Steel, Galactic Reign). Simon is currently working on his masters degree in composition at the ArtEZ conservatory. After a six week internship in 2014 he joined the company Musicsupervisor.com.
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