Los Angeles native Laura Katz is the founder of L.A.-based music supervision company SUPE TROOP. At Supe Troop, Katz specializes in music supervision services for all types of media. Prior to launching Supe Troop, Katz led Cutting Edge Group’s Los Angeles office’s music supervision services for feature films, TV shows, video games, and other visual media projects. She oversaw music department services such as bespoke composition, production, clearance, licensing, soundtrack album releases, and more. She personally music supervises around ten feature films and other visual media projects per year. Katz’s notable film credits include The Grey (music supervision), That Awkward Moment (music supervision), Stuck in Love (music supervision), Chappaquiddick (music supervision) and Chef(music clearance and licensing). She also worked on Insomniac Games’ Xbox One game, Sunset Overdrive (for which she was nominated for a Guild of Music Supervisors Award). Her upcoming projects include The Kill Team (Nat Wolff, Alexander Skarsgård) and Hotel Mumbai (Armie Hammer, Dev Patel).
Additionally, Katz works with directors and producers to create opportunities for original songs in films, such as the original end title song from The Right Kind of Wrong, “It’s No Mistake,” which won the Meilleure Chanson Originale (Achievement in Music – Original Song) award at the Canadian Screen Awards in 2014 and “Requiem for a Private War” by Annie Lennox from A Private War, which is nominated for the 2019 Golden Globe for Best Original Song, Motion Picture.
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