Pop and Dance Soundtracks in German Cinema

Cinema

Much like France, Germany made wonderful and unique artistic contributions to cinema between the end of WWI and the start of WWII. Germany arguably pre-dated French directors The Lumière Brothers’ 50 second short film display in 1895 with a 15 minute selection of short films in November of the same year. German cinema became famous … Read more

The Ins and Outs of Library Music

Production Music

This is a guest blog from John Meredith, owner of our library music partner Arms Production Music. Ever noticed the music on Masterchef whilst they’re finishing off their mouth-watering posh beans on toast? Or on documentaries about clock building? And who can’t fail to be moved by that ‘reveal’ music when Kevin McCloud shows us … Read more

French Cinema Continues to Lead Soundtracks

France

In 1895, The Lumière Brothers created a short snippet of film called ‘The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat Station’. This was then shortly followed by Georges Méliès, who created ‘A Trip to the Moon’ (1902) which has been featured in more contemporary French/British films like ‘Hugo’ (2011). The Lumière Brothers are arguably the … Read more

Anara Publishing On the Road – LA Sync Mission 2017

Los Angeles

Following on from the hectic week at Midem, it was a quick turnaround for me to head off to Los Angeles two days later for the annual Sync Mission. Now in its 13th year, the LA Sync Mission is hosted jointly by the BPI, Music Publishers Association and Department for International Trade (DIT) and they … Read more

Joining the UK & European Guild of Music Supervisors

Music Discovery

Building on the success of the U.S Guild of Music Supervisors, promoting the craft of music supervision and it’s importance to media industries such as film, television, games and advertising, the UK & European chapter of the Guild of Music Supervisors has now launched. It brings together a board of music supervisors from the likes … Read more

What is Sync and Why is it Important?

Sync

Remember the last time you saw a movie and got excited at a scene with an appropriate soundtrack? Ever wondered if your music could be part of the soundtrack in that blockbuster summer film, or that new Netflix series? Yes? Right, let’s talk sync. What is Sync? Sync (or synchronisation) is a process where songs are … Read more

Anara Publishing on the Road – Leicester Asian Film Festival

Leicester Asian Film Festival

The first edition of the Leicester Asian Film Festival took place between the 16th and 19th of March 2017 at the Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre in Leicester’s Cultural Quarter. The festival was produced and presented by Phizzical Productions in partnership with Tongues on Fire’s London Asian Film Festival and in association with De Montfort University. … Read more

Anara Publishing On the Road – Los Angeles March 2017

Los Angeles

Last week, I embarked on a trip to Los Angeles to introduce the launch of Anara Publishing to our sync network. This was the third time that I have visited LA in order to meet with music supervisors and production companies to find opportunities for our artist’s music, however previously this was with our sister … Read more

Ed Geater Signs With Anara Publishing

Ed Geater signs with Anara Publishing

Anara Publishing are pleased to announce the latest addition to their roster, Birmingham born singer-songwriter Ed Geater. The company will be representing his work for publishing and synchronisation worldwide. Anara Publishing’s Director, Deborah Smith, said of the signing “We are very excited to have Ed on board. His unique style of fusing beautiful acoustic melodies … Read more