that some of the submission instructions have been overlooked, so I have set up
a checklist for you to go over before submitting:
♪ Is the
song you’re submitting on your profile page at www.MusicGorilla.com?
♪ Have you
attached the MP3?
♪ Is the
song appropriate for the submission?
Here are the latest submissions. In
order to submit for these projects, please email firstname.lastname@example.org the title of
the submission, the name of the song(s) you are submitting, Band/Artist name
and attach the mp3(s) to the email. Please make sure that the music you are
submitting is appropriate for the submission and that the song(s) are on
MusicGorilla.com. If the song is not what the supervisor is asking for, it
will not be submitted.
Due to the high profile nature of
some of these submissions, it has become necessary for our music editor to
screen certain submissions in order for the Music Supervisors to continue
accepting material from Music Gorilla. Also, in certain instances there is a
limit to the amount of material we can send, these submissions will also be
screened. All screened submissions will be noted.
ONGOING - Newsletter Submissions: We want to promote you! If you have news,
please send it to us for possible inclusion in our newsletter. We love telling
everyone about our artists accomplishments, send us your news and it may end up
in the monthly newsletter that goes out to our entire email list.
Here are a
few opps just for you from us!
Music Gorilla has confirmed our
venue for next years showcases to take place during a huge festival in Austin, TX. This means we can
already begin accepting submissions! Here are some things you should know:
These showcases are INDEPENDENT of SXSW, in other words, they are NOT official showcases.
Each performer will receive written
feedback from a MAJOR LABEL A&R rep
Past A&R reps have been with
Virgin Records, Capitol Music Group, Sony, Epic and others.
The shows will take place March 18th – 22nd,
Why wait? Submit now! Send an email
to email@example.com with
your band/artist name, genre and where you are from. We will notify the
selected artists by February 12th, 2009.
MTV Catalog – MTV has agreed to accept artists
from MusicGorilla.com into its catalogue! As many of you know, the Music
Supervisors for MTV first look to the catalog of already cleared material that MTV
has in order to find music for their original programming. Now, due to our
relationship with MTV, MusicGorilla.com artists will be considered for this
catalog. If selected your music will be in the running for placement on MTV!
All MusicGorilla.com clients will be considered, and this will be an ongoing
opportunity. YOU DO NOT NEED TO SUBMIT FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY, ALL MG MEMBERS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
We will notify you if you are selected and send you instructions of how to
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SCREENED - Submission 1: “Stan
Helsing” Feature Film Deadline:
August 15th Limit: 1
song/artist (Stone Village Pictures/Boz Productions, US)
by Bo Zenga. Producers: Bo Zenga ("Scary Movie",
"Turistas", "Soul Plane"-Exec.Prod.); Scott
Steindorff ("Las Vegas" - TVS-Exec.Prod.,
"Penelope", "The Human Stain"), Scott LaStaiti
("Turistas" - Exec. Prod., "Love In The Time Of
Cholera", "Rififi" - Exec.Prod.) and Jere Hausfater.
Bo Zenga is making his directorial debut on this comedy horror spoof. The film
takes place on Halloween night where the reluctant hero and video-store clerk,
Stan Helsing, has to save a town from the six most feared monsters in cinema
Looking for pop hits in the US CHR (Top 40) format.
SCREENED - Submission 2: “Guitar
Hero On Tour DS” Video Game Deadline:
August 30th Limit 1 songs/artist
platform for successful guitar driven video game - including wi-fi ability.
'Guitar Hero Downloads' .These are playable downloads related to the Guitar
Hero game engine.
Looking for mainstream rock like Incubus, Maroon 5, No Doubt . Also cutting
edge alternative-pop crossover. Music with "head banging" vibes and
beat-genres like hard and heavy rock, HM, alt-rock welcome.
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Submission 3: “Vain Attempt” Indie Feature Deadline:
July 25th Limit 2 songs/artist
SYNOPSIS: Set against the wealthy
backdrop of the fashion world a robbery takes place.
SEEKING: Songs about fashion,
wealth, money. Also looking for an up to date Asian track.
Submission 5: “Johnny Montana” Feature Film
Deadline: August 5th Limit: 2 songs/artist
SYNOPSIS: Johnny Montana, a mid 20's guy from Brooklyn who wants to
"stretch" himself and see life beyond his neighbourhood and
surroundings. His is a trapped at home existence with aging parents and an
unemployed brother. In his quest he gets a concierge job in Manhatten and falls
into a dark underworld where he sells his soul in a world where money is king
and soon enough it brings him everything he wants - or so he thought...
SEEKING: Looking for some great upcoming bands with great music that deserves
to be heard. Music needed to replace "temp" tracks & timings as
1) Jimmy Eat World - "The Middle" (1m 34 sec usage) - Opening Main
2) The Eels - "Elizabeth On The Bathroom Floor" (1
m 20sec usage) - background vocal;
3) The Chemical Brothers - "Big Jump" - (1m 12 sec usage) -
background vocal ;
4) The Chemical Brothers - "Come Inside" - (2m 52 sec usage) -
film, test screened to significant acclaim on both coasts including "An
irresistible guerrilla-style low-budget film"-San Francisco Chronicle. To
be launched in 5 US cities, mid September. Payment will be made for the tracks
and their will be great exposure for the film opening in the fall in selected
theatres. You MUST own both the master and publishing sync rights to your
Contact me if you’re
interested in this submission: Submission 5: “The Philosopher Kings” Documentary Film
Documentary about finding wisdom in unexpected places, "The Philosopher
Kings" travels to the nation's most prestigious colleges and universities
and seeks wisdom from the custodial staff.
SEEKING: A composer who can deliver an acoustic and/or orchestral score. Please
no synth music. As a reference of the kind of vibe required listen to
Thomas Newman's work on "The Shawshank Redemption" or Jon Brion's
work on "Magnolia". A further example is Danny Elfman's "Good
Will Hunting". Long Beach, CA based composer
preferred. Contact me if you’re
interested in this submission
Submission 6: “Galway Races” TV Series
Deadline: August 18th Contact me if you’re interested in this submission
7 x 40 mins. For future broadcast on TG4.
Great Western is a well respected indie producer of dramas and documentaries.
Credits include "Camera Café", "Last Furlong" and Trouble
In Paradise". "Galway Races" is the working title in English
although the production name will be in Gaelic
SEEKING: An experienced composer. An Irish composer would be good but not
essential. Contact me if
you’re interested in this submission
Great Contest Opportunity:
Talent Competition FameCast Opens Season 4 Call for Entries;
Artists Submitting Videos Compete for $120,000 and International
Bands, solo artists, filmmakers, dancers, comedians and
poets who’ve resolved to kick their careers into overdrive in the new year have
a prime opportunity awaiting them at FameCast, the world’s leading online talent competition and entertainment
FameCast today announced the opening of its Season 4
submission period, offering artists a chance to compete for international
exposure; a piece of a $120,000 cash prize pool; forums for receiving feedback
from and networking with A-list entertainment journalists, producers and
songwriters; and major industry opportunities.
To enter, artists need only upload a performance video
(featuring original material; no cover songs allowed) to www.FameCast.com, and select one of 12
categories of competition. Categories
are Rock, Pop, R&B/Hip-Hop,
Singer/Songwriter, Country, Christian/Gospel, Latin, Electronic, Film &
Animaton, Dance, Comedy and Spoken Word.
Entry is completely free!