Behind The Scenes, The Angel Sightings... / 29.10.2010

Straight outta Hollywood - On October 27th the annual The Hollywood Reporter/Billboard Film & TV Music Conference kicked off. At 2:45 I joined fellow recording artists turned composers, Stewart Copeland, Charlie Clouser and Lyle Workman on BMI's Panel entitled: "From Rock Star To Composer: Creating A Career In Film/TV Music". Stewart Copeland, Doreen Ringer Ross (BMI), Lyle Workman, The Angel, Charlie Clouser In 45 minutes none of us could begin to scratch the surface of what it's like to be in the hot seat as a composer, but we all had our own unique take on how we made the transition...

The Angel Sightings... / 11.10.2010

On September 22nd I participated in a panel of industry women to discuss what our experiences are like working in entertainment. The panel was created by Women & Hollywood's Melissa Silverstein and I was in the company of Melissa Daykin (Creative Executive at Mandalay Motion Pictures), Emily Abt (director) and Jacqui Schock (lawyer at UTA).  Though we all face different challenges in our respective fields, there was one thing that stood out for me about what we all shared that evening.  None of us had a single complaint about the grueling hours, tough deadlines, occasional male chauvinism / old boys...