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April 15, 2021

Time: 2:30 p.m. PST

Scoring in a Post-Pandemic World

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Please join us for a conversation with award winning composers along with a studio production executive who share their views on where scoring for Film, TV & Streaming are all headed as most studios start to ramp up production into 2022. How are both the creatives and studios adapting to this evolving environment? What are the challenges going forward? This will be a dynamic discussion with legends in the industry.


Celeste Chada
Music Production Supervisor

Gustavo Santaolalla

Wendy & Lisa


Mike Todd
AVP Film & TV Music/Visual Media, ASCAP & LA Chapter Board Member

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Additional Speaker Information

Celeste Chada has more than 20 years of experience working on more than 150 feature films providing guidance for all phases of film production including pre-production, physical production, and post-production. An effective and plain communicator, Celeste has extensive experience liaising between filmmakers and producers regarding the scope of music for all aspects of using music in feature films, including clearance, on-camera visual vocal and instrumental performances, as well as creating a comprehensive plan for orchestral recording and mixing. A longtime resident of Venice Beach, California, Celeste is an avid cyclist and utterly mediocre surfer.

Gustavo Santaolalla, a gifted multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, producer and composer, is also recognized as one of the most highly acclaimed and prolific contemporary Argentine musicians in the world. The winner of two Oscars for Best Original Score for Brokeback Mountain and Babel, he also has written music for Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Amores Perros and 21 Grams; Walter Salles’ Motorcycle Diaries and On the Road; HBO’s Deadwood; and Netflix’s Narcos Mexico. He has produced more than 100 albums by some of Latin America’s most popular and relevant alternative musicians including Café Tacuba, Julieta Venegas, Molotov, Juana Molina and Juanes and has received two Grammy and 18 Latin Grammy Awards.

Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman are Emmy® Award winning musical composers and Grammy winning musicians and songwriters. They both started their careers in one of the most successful bands of the 80s, Prince & the Revolution. Their TV credits include: Shades of Blue, Nurse Jackie, Heroes, Touch, Crossing Jordan, and Carnivale; as well as the award winning films, Dangerous Minds, Soul Food, Something New and others. In addition to composing, they have continued their collaborations with artists such as, Joni Mitchell, Sheryl Crow, Eric Clapton, Neil Finn, Seal, and Grace Jones and continue to perform together as a duo and with the Revolution. They are winners of several Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, and numerous ASCAP Awards including the first Shirley Walker Award. www.wendyandlisa.com

Mike Todd is a leader with over 25+ years of experience championing the composer/songwriter community. A professional musician himself, Todd has been responsible for some of ASCAP's most significant signings and has produced many of ASCAP's flagship events including the ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop (LA) and programs for the "ASCAP Experience." Todd also promotes ASCAP's global presence as an advisory board member for several European film music festivals, contributes to the Grammy Next mentor program for the Recording Academy LA Chapter, serves on the West Coast Events Committee for the Songwriters Hall of Fame and is an AIMP LA Chapter board member.

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