The Music Supervisor Team
CEO & Founder
Barry Coffing is the CEO and founder of MusicSupervisor.com and WegetMusic.com. Barry is a music business entrepreneur, record producer, recording artist, songwriter and music supervisor. Originally from Houston, he began his professional music career performing in local bands and became a top jingle singer, music producer and composer. Barry was discovered by legendary producer/artist team Steve Tyrell and Barry Mann, and joined their company and moved to L.A. Over the next 17 years he amassed credits and awards. He was signed to MCA records and toured internationally. Barry placed over 200 of his own songs and tracks in films and TV shows. He has Music Supervised several films and TV shows. He earned BMI songwriting awards for multiple number one hits, and an Emmy nomination. Barry sung on soundtracks for Moulin Rouge, The Brady Bunch Movie, and Winnie the Pooh’s Grand Adventure. He wrote TV themes for California Dreams and The Pyramid. For The Heights, his song “How Do You Talk to An Angel” went on to become a smash number one hit and sell over 500,000 copies worldwide.
Simon Michel earned his master’s degree in “composition for film & theater” from the ArtEZ conservatory in Arnhem in the Netherlands in 2015. Since Simon joined the company in January 2014 he has taken on multiple duties in relation to our radio & retail division, database management, client outreach, quality control and song submissions to music supervisors, agents and advertisement companies across the globe. In 2020 he was promoted to President, EU and is now responsible for managing several branches of the company as well as expanding the company’s client base in Germany and the EU.
Chief Creative Officer
Julius Robinson has a background as a Music Exec, Songwriter, Screenwriter, Publicist and Music Journalist. He oversees all creative operations, including track uploads, approvals, pitches and licenses for nearly 200,000 pieces of high-quality music and sound effects. He oversees the placement of cues in hundreds of major and indie films, TV shows, internet and advertising. He interfaces with the sister site WegetMusic.com that services personal videos, student shorts films, and in-house corporate use. Julius has placed his own songs in many films including Friday Night Lights, The Game and Van Wilder, and recently on TV shows such as Vegas (CBS), 10 Things I Hate About You (ABC Family). He wrote the screenplay for the film Tortilla Heaven (2007), starring George Lopez. Julius began his entertainment career West Coast Editor Pop for Cashbox Magazine.
Ishita Sinha is a music coordinator and editor, vocalist, and composer who has contributed to film, television, internet, and live music performances internationally. Ishita’s work is featured in Namiya, a Chinese feature film starring Karry Wang Jun Kai and Jackie Chan, where she worked with renowned Emmy award-winning composer, Nathan Wang. With Nathan Wang, she also contributed to the score of the comedy film, The Faces of My Gene. Ishita has worked as a solo vocalist on the background score of the popular Netflix and The CW series, The 100, and has composed the brand theme for one of India’s oldest and well-reputed movie theaters, Regent Theater, established in 1929.
Having trained in Indian Classical music in her native country, India, Ishita has worked with Oscar and Grammy award-winning composer, A.R. Rahman, and National Film Award-winning composer, Shankar Mahadevan. She also took the stage as a featured artist at prestigious events such as the Bengaluru Ganesh Utsava and Bodhisattva International Film Festival.
Ishita was the lead producer on the album “Spirit Line” which features artistic compositions from different Indigenous nations. The album was released in August 2019 with the purpose to raise awareness and funds for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women issue. Ishita is the Music Coordinator and Editor for the upcoming feature “The Never List”.
Head of Artist Relations and Licensing
Christine Haeckel has helped artists around the world get successful placements for projects in television advertising, feature films, and major series. She has gained a great deal of experience during her time at the company, taking care of song approvals, user support, and sending suitable selections of tracks to the major network stations and studios. She has a passion for finding the right music for the right picture. At our Springboard Festivals, she is in charge of the planning, organization, and implementation of the events from start to finish. When she’s listening to new bands for the festival, she can’t hold back her enthusiasm and jumps up and down in her office in Germany, but that’s a secret. Christine is also jointly responsible for the newsletter, which is sent to all of our music supervisors, directors, and production companies. She creates the playlists for the social media Facebook page based on the briefs sent in for our projects. Together with Simon she currently represents Musicsupervisor Inc. in Europe. The great network they have built up over the years is incredibly valuable to our company.
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