Global Sophisticate Music
An Independent Music Curation and Creative Synch Licensing Boutique
Music for Film, TV, Advertising, Branding & Interactive Media
• Music to Picture Curation • Custom Composition • Custom Songwriting • Production • Re-Imagined Covers
• Music Search • Synch Licensing • Supervision, Clearance • Sonic Branding • Connecting Artists to Brands
• Representing Artists, Composers, Songwriters, Labels
Elyse Schiller: Founder/Executive Producer
Elyse Schiller has 20+ years experience in music branding as co-founder/composer of custom music house Shake A Leg Productions and electronic lifestyle label, Global Sophisticate Records. She has produced unique sonic identities for dozens of broadcast marketing campaigns, award winning rebrands and launches, main title themes, and promo campaigns for clients that include, AMC, ABC Daytime, Disney, Columbia Tristar, E! Entertainment Television, Fox News, GSN, HBO Family, Lionsgate, MGM Grand, Revlon, Quincy Jones (UPN), Showtime, Sony Pictures, 20th Century Fox Television and more.
2016 - 2019 - Elyse led the build-out of custom song catalog and the one stop artist roster for synch licensing boutique Masterphonic in collaboration with veteran composer/songwriter/producer Stephen Bray and engineer/producer Michael Verdick. Maintained quality control of all creative content, original composition, discovery and signing of artists; oversaw composers, lyricists, top-liners, and producers. Managed daily workflow, reviewed, and executed legal, drafted budgets, collaborated with third party marketing company to help build brand awareness. Expanded client relationships and met with music supervisors and Film/TV/Trailer and Advertising executives, pitched in-house composers and artist catalog for synch licensing. Placed Masterphonic artists and custom songs in TV and trailers for clients that include Pantelion Films/Lionsgate, Bravo, ESPN, Fox, MTV, NBC, Netflix, Paramount Network. Music coordinator for Netflix film “Juanita” with music supervisor Stephen Bray.
From 2011-2015, Elyse helped build out the synch licensing department at Angry Mob Music and jump-started the custom division. Integral in developing the ‘mob’ core client base, music supervising and placing Angry Mob artist songs in numerous high profile TV shows and films for clients including CBS, NBC, Fox, Showtime, Cinemax, ABC Family, AMC, USA, Sy Fy, and Paramount Pictures.
San Francisco transplant to LA, Elyse was signed early on to Columbia Records, where she churned out dance floor hits with co-writer Chuck Fuller and producer Randy “King” Jackson of American Idol fame. Since 1998, a core member of electronic downtempo band Porkpie, songs from Porkpie’s, “Global Cocktail Chilled” and “Spascape” albums can be heard in many feature films and TV shows.