GUILD OF MUSIC SUPERVISORS
CANADA

ABOOT

Passion. Experience. Diligence.

Benefits to Working with a Music Supervisor

HIGHLY SKILLED - MATCHES AUDIO TO VISUALS, SECURES TALENT, LIAISES WITH ALL STAKEHOLDERS, FINANCIAL WHIZ, SCHEDULING EXPERT, CLEARS MUSIC RIGHTS, MAXIMIZES MUSICAL REVENUE STREAMS

How a Music Supervisor can Assist You

A QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL WHO OVERSEES ALL MUSIC RELATED ASPECTS OF FILM, TELEVISION,ADVERTISING, VIDEO GAMES AND ANY OTHER EXISTING OR EMERGING VISUAL MEDIA PLATFORMS AS REQUIRED. IN ADDITION:

1. THE MUSIC SUPERVISOR MUST POSSESS A COMPREHENSIVE KNOWLEDGE OF HOW MUSIC IMPACTS THE VISUAL MEDIUM.  THE MUSIC SUPERVISOR WORKS WITH THE KEY DECISION MAKERS AND/OR DESIGNATED CREATIVE TEAM TO COLLECTIVELY DETERMINE THE MUSICAL VISION, TONE AND STYLE THAT BEST SUITS THE PROJECT.

2. THE MUSIC SUPERVISOR PROVIDES PROFESSIONAL QUALITY SERVICE THAT COMBINES CREATIVE, TECHNICAL AND MANAGEMENT EXPERTISE WITH RELEVANT PROVEN EXPERIENCE. THIS SPECIALIZED COMBINATION OF DIVERSIFIED KNOWLEDGE AND UNIQUE SKILLS IS INTEGRATED INTO ALL STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT, PRE-PRODUCTION, PRODUCTION, POST-PRODUCTION, DELIVERY AND STRATEGIC MARKETING OF THE PROJECT WITH REGARD TO ALL MUSIC RELATED ELEMENTS.

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HOW TO JOIN.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON BECOMING A MEMBER, PLEASE VISIT 

 ▸ GUILDOFMUSICSUPERVISORS.COM/HOW-TO-JOIN

AND CLICK ON ‘FOREIGN AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP’ BOX OR EMAIL GUILDOFMUSICSUPERSCANADA@GMAIL.COM FOR MORE INFORMATION. ▸

GUILD CANADA LAUNCH DECEMBER 2016 •• Top L-R: Michael Perlmutter, Velma Barkwell, Tammy Egan, John Rowley, Dondrea Erauw, Garrett McElver, Jody Colero. Bottom L-R: David Hayman, Amy Fritz and Mikaila Simmons

GUILD CANADA LAUNCH DECEMBER 2016 •• Top L-R: Michael Perlmutter, Velma Barkwell, Tammy Egan, John Rowley, Dondrea Erauw, Garrett McElver, Jody Colero. Bottom L-R: David Hayman, Amy Fritz and Mikaila Simmons

SPONSORS & PARTNERSHIP INQUIRIES:

THE GMSC WELCOME ANY PARTNER/SPONSOR FOR EVENTS THAT WE WILL PLAN OR ANY NEW IDEAS THAT WILL BE A BENEFIT YOU AND THE GMSC AND ITS INDUSTRY PARTNERS.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT MICHAEL PERLMUTTER, GMSC PRESIDENT AT GUILDOFMUSICSUPERSCANADA@GMAIL.COM 

 
 

President’s Message

 

WELCOME TO THE HOME OF THE GUILD OF MUSIC SUPERVISORS, CANADA. 

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AS THE CREATIVE ROLE OF THE MUSIC SUPERVISOR IN FILMED MEDIA BECOMES MORE SIGNIFICANT IN THE INDUSTRY YEAR OVER YEAR, WE ARE PLEASED TO BAND TOGETHER WITH OUR US AND UK/EUROPE COUNTERPARTS TO CREATE AWARENESS AND EDUCATE DIRECTORS, PRODUCERS AND ANYONE INTERESTED IN THE ROLE OF A MUSIC SUPERVISOR.

WE WORK WITH A MULTITUDE OF PEOPLE ON EVERY PROJECT AND WE WANT TO INCREASE COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION-SHARING AMONGST ALL PARTIES: PRODUCERS, DIRECTORS, EDITORS, LABELS, PUBLISHERS, UNIONS, INDIE ARTISTS, MANAGERS, ETC.

HAVING A VEHICLE FOR OUR COMMON ISSUES WITH A UNITED VOICE, DAY-TO-DAY INFORMATION SHARING, AND A SENSE OF COMMUNITY IN A VERY NICHE SECTOR, WILL ONLY MAKE US ALL A STRONGER AND A MORE VIABLE SECTOR. AND FOR US, WE TRUST THAT MEMBERSHIP AND ENGAGEMENT IN OUR GUILD WILL BE INVALUABLE ON MANY LEVELS TO CANADIAN PRODUCTION COMPANIES, THE MUSIC INDUSTRY AND TO EACH OTHER.  WE’D LOVE TO HEAR FROM ANYONE ABOUT (ABOOT) ANY IDEAS YOU MAY HAVE AND PARTNERING ON EVENTS 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OUR MANDATE, PLEASE GO TO OUR ABOOT US PAGE.  

WE LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH ALL BRANCHES OF THE FILMED MEDIA INDUSTRIES, MUSIC INDUSTRY AND ANY COLLABORATORS

AND SERVICE PROVIDERS TO IMPROVE CREATIVE AND BUSINESS PARTNERSHIPS THAT WILL MAKE OUR COMMUNITIES STRONGER.

Michael Perlmutter