Founder - Head of Music Creative & Sync Licensing
Elyse Schiller steers the helm of music creative, strategic partnerships, and sync licensing at Global Sophisticate Music.
Elyse has 20+ years of experience in music curation, sync for all media, branding, clearance, and music composition/production. She has been the trusted filter for finding the mood, tone, and identity for dozens of iconic brands, producing and placing music in broadcast marketing campaigns, award-winning rebrands, and launches, trailers, main title themes, ads, and films. Some clients include ABC, BET, The CW, Cinemax, Columbia Tristar, Discovery Channel, Disney, E! Entertainment Television, ESPN, Fox News, GSN, HBO, Lionsgate, Quincy Jones, Paramount, Showtime, Sony Pictures, 20th Century Fox Television, New Line Cinema, Warner Bros and more. Elyse founded GSM in 2015, driven to help emerging artists and independent labels connect, collaborate, and resonate with global and diverse stories and brands.
GSM is focused on creatively promoting and placing international premium talent in high profile TV shows, films, trailers, and commercials. Some recent placements include alt pop singer songwriter Ai Bendr in Euphoria/HBO, anthemic hip hop band Ganyos in All American / The CW, and indie rock band AM Aesthetic in Shameless/Showtime.
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. Elyse was a core member and lead vocalist 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
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