Anastasia Brown, a veteran music supervisor who has lengthy been a key determine in connecting Nashville with Hollywood, has been appointed chief content material strategist of Visionary Media Group. She’ll direct content material throughout platforms for the corporate’s music, TV, movie and scoring initiatives.
The transfer comes at a time when Nashville is making good on its longtime promise as a significant hub for movie and tv music, as full-scale scoring levels divulge heart’s contents to rival the areas in Los Angeles — on high of the standard studios which have all the time been plentiful in Music Metropolis — and even gaming initiatives look to Nashville for his or her soundtracks.
“It’s Nashville’s time to actually change into ‘the third coast’,” Brown tells Selection. “Creatives transfer to Nashville due to our sense of neighborhood, degree of expertise and respect for his or her skills. A multi-media firm will financially profit content material creators, which can then permit them to thrive right here for years to come back. I’ve all the time cared about visionaries and what they create; firms like this one shield and elevate all of it far into the longer term.
“My long-term purpose is to develop a prolific and self-sustaining movie, TV, podcast and gaming manufacturing heart in addition to an audiovisual scoring business in Nashville,” she provides, “and with VMG’s management and dedication, this purpose is lastly changing into a actuality.”
In addition to working within the space of movie/TV and music intersection, Brown will assist steer the profession of VMG’s first signing for a nascent document label division, “American Idol” finalist Kree Harrison.
CEO Cory B. Savage says that “by means of the many years, artists in each style have seemed to Nashville for the most effective musicians to go with their inventive endeavors. That inventive collaboration has gained each a nationwide and worldwide consciousness of the kind of metropolis that we’re all so proud and honored to be related to. Many artists in Nashville have all the time needed to journey to Los Angeles or most at the moment Atlanta to create content material. We consider it’s time to make Nashville the house of a worldwide, multi-platform inventive scene.”
To that finish, he provides, “Anastasia brings an distinctive degree of expertise and stature within the music business to VMG. Her experience and unimaginable eye for recognizing expertise is unmatched. I couldn’t be happier to have Anastasia on our group as we assist artists prosper within the leisure business.”
Brown’s credit over three many years embrace work not simply as a music supervisor however music writer, artist supervisor, soundtrack producer, writer, and A&R government and content material creator. She served as a music supervisor or marketing consultant on movies or TV exhibits together with the Dove award-winning “The Shack,” the Oscar- and Grammy-nominated “August Rush,” the Emmy-winning “Steven Spielberg Presents: Taken,” Paramount’s “Footloose” remake, FX’s “The Individuals,” “Scorching Pursuit” and “Charlie’s Warfare.”
As an on-air persona, she was a choose for 3 seasons on USA Community’s “Nashville Star,” which led to writing the e-book “Make Me a Star: Trade Insiders Reveal Make it in Music.”
Brown served as affiliate producer on Sony Classics’ “I Noticed the Gentle,” which starred Tom Hiddleston as Hank Williams. Different roles included heading up the Nashville division of Miles Copeland’s Firstars Administration and Ark 21 Information, serving as distribution marketing consultant and music supervisor for the Nashville Conference & Guests Company, coordinating distribution of the ABV documentary “For the Love of Music: The Story of Nashville,” and work as a TV music marketing consultant for Warner Nashville.
Selection acknowledged her in 2015 with a Music Metropolis Affect Award, and in Tennessee, she was honored with a Trailblazer Award on the Girls within the Workforce Discussion board & Awards for her work in increasing the Nashville leisure business and supporting ladies’s efforts particularly.
Visionary Media Group has a three way partnership settlement with worldwide music firm BMG for investing in music publishing acquisitions in addition to movie rating catalogs.