How To Be A Music Supervisor

An iconic TV or movie moment is often more than great acting or direction: the right music at just the right moment can heighten emotions, reveal what the dialogue doesn’t, and push the story forward.

But while the actors who performed the scene and the musicians who played the song might get all the glory, there was someone who dug through the record crates to find the perfect song for that moment. They’re called music supervisors, and Morgan Rhodes is an expert at it. Her job not only includes sourcing the songs for a given work, but securing the rights to use them. Read more…