About

the company

Velvet Ears is the brainchild of Liz Gallacher. Named after her dog’s silky-soft ears and impeccable music taste, Velvet Ears specializes in all things music. From Music Supervision to their newest Music Library venture, Velvet Ears has the film and tv music industry covered.

key players

liz gallacher

liz

Liz started her career as a Music Researcher and Associate Producer for a number of UK based TV companies. She then created Liz Gallacher Music Supervision in 1996 and quickly established herself as one of the most experienced and creatively diverse music supervisors in film and television today.

Her work on projects such as The Full Monty (winner of a Brit Award for Best Soundtrack), Resident Evil (Grammy nomination for Best Metal Performance), and 24 Hour Party People (short list for Film Music at the 2003 NME Awards) has garnered praise from producers, directors and the press.

Liz’s film credits also include the Oscar Award winning documentaries One Day in September and The Cove, Golden Globe winner The Gathering Storm and feature films such as Layer Cake, Calendar Girls and Bend It Like Beckham.

More recently Liz worked on the BAFTA and BIFA Award winning film, Fish Tank, and she is currently working on several upcoming films and documentaries, including Elysium, Neill Blomkamp’s follow up to District 9.

Liz moved to Los Angeles in 2008 and created Velvet Ears in  March 2010.

kathleen hasay

kathleenKathleen’s earned her B.S. in Music Industry at the University of Southern California. Throughout her time at USC, she took advantage of many classes and opportunities, which ultimately led to her interest in music supervision.

She’s navigated her way through the world of supervision with time at Universal Music Group in their Film and TV Music Marketing department, followed by her time at Creative Control – an independent Music Supervision company headed by Joel C. High. She then traveled to UK and worked at Cutting Edge Group in their London office and returned (reluctantly) to her homeland to help the company set up their LA office.

Kathleen has worked on over 20 films including the Oscar winning Documentary The Cove, The Guard, Let Me In, and most recently the Bob Marley documentary entitled Marley. 

Kathleen works alongside Liz at Velvet Ears handling music supervision, clearances, licensing and many other aspects of the growing Velvet Ears Music Library business.

“t”

T is the office receptionist and security guard. When she is not greeting clients or answering phones, she can usually be found sunbathing on the deck or listening to music submissions and weighing in on the current state of the music business.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dean-Anderson/1080551215 Dean Anderson

    LOL! Love the photo of “T” – he looks right at home…HEY! your stories and bios are the stuff dreams are made of. Congratulations on everything so far – and considering all you’ve accomplished in such a short time, it appears the best is yet to come.

  • Jesper Eriksson

    I really can’t find a better place for my songs so i’ll keap hy hopes high for you to like it.

    Best wishes Jesper/Paradors

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