License To Thrill Music Signs Composer Michael McCann

Film Music Magazine • May 11, 2009

License To Thrill Music, an independent music publisher providing one-stop music synchronization and licensing for advertising, films, television, radio, movie trailers, video games and new media, today announced a music publishing partnership with highly acclaimed Canadian composer Michael McCann. License To Thrill Music will represent original works by Michael McCann available for use in advertising, film, TV and other media productions.

Michael McCann’s broadcast and composing resume includes companies in entertainment and advertising such as Deutsch Inc., Fox, MTV, Ogilvy & Mather, NBC, Alliance Atlantis and Ubisoft. His music credits range from national branding spots, (BP, The Gap / Old Navy); title music for multiple television series including ReGenesis (nominated for Best TV Theme at the Hollywood Music Awards); film and videogame trailers (Tom Clancy’s EndWar, The Law of Enclosures); full game scores (including his award-winning music to Ubisoft’s Splinter Cell: Double Agent); and original / licensed music for TV programs from VH1, LifeTime TV and Alliance Atlantis.

“License To Thrill Music is proud to partner with leading composer Michael McCann to promote and service his latest original works for placement in multimedia,” said Valerie Vickers, A&R/Licensing Manager for License To Thrill Music. “Michael already has many internationally renowned commercial projects to his name and his music portfolio asserts an engaging appeal that is undeniably unique, identifiable, and commercially compatible on a global scale.”

License To Thrill Music offers a boutique roster of commercially-driven and imaginative-thinking music and artists that enables a company, brand or medium to enhance, inspire and transcend their messaging. The team behind License To Thrill Music has worked on platinum selling records, films, #1 hit singles and critically acclaimed album releases by some of the biggest names in music, spanning a period of over 25 years in the music business with innovative artists such as Bjork, The Cure, Kraftwerk and Happy Mondays, and a decade of interactive entertainment marketing for global markets promoting soundtracks from the world’s top video game companies including Microsoft, Sony and Ubisoft.

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