Licensing Music for Reality TV: Real Money


Jonathan McHugh

J2 Music

Jen Schwartz


This panel discusses how placing music in reality TV works. Speakers will discuss profitability, what a music supervisor looks for and how composers create music. The best ways of networking for music opportunities in the reality television will be suggested, as well clarifying who are the decision makers. Other topics include how music is used in scenes, what musical direction is reality TV taking in the future, musical styles of artists that work for reality television will be addressed and much more.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Secondary Entry: Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate