Gareth Belsey

Gareth Belsey

Music ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
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Gareth Belsey

Gareth Belsey

Music ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Experienced Music Manager with a demonstrable history of working within the broadcast media production industry. I have a broad knowledge of music for both the UK and the International broadcast television markets and experience in music management for international programming across linear, digital, and streaming services. Highly skilled and experienced in: • Music supervision + music licensing for the UK and international programming • Specially commissioned music projects (budgeting, creative briefing, sourcing composers, composer pitching, liaising with artist management/publishers). • Specially commissioned and production library music contract negotiation. • Working closely with broadcast television professionals (Producers, Directors, Editors, and Production Managers + Coordinators). • International music reporting systems and processes • Social media and marketing project management I am a diligent worker with a keen eye for detail and thrive working to tight deadlines in a fast-paced and ever-evolving creative environment.
  • Tin Star: Liverpool (2020)
    Tin Star: Liverpool (2020)I worked closely with the Producers and Music Supervisor across the returning third series of Tin Star for Sky Atlantic. I lead direct music licensing for the series and liaised with artists + artist management, record labels, publishers, and negotiated music clearance terms and fees. I also tracked the commercial music budgets, drafted music licenses, and supported the post-production team across the music reporting.
  • Life & Birth (2020)
    Life & Birth (2020)I worked closely with the team at Dragonfly to establish a budget for specially commissioned music and find the right composer for the project. I liaised with Exec Producers + Production Manager throughout music budgeting, composer briefings, contract + project fee negotiations, and the creative music consultation throughout production and in the edit. Life and Birth is a six-part series for BBC One which reveals what it really takes to deliver Britain's next generation, through the eyes of par
  • Your Home Made Perfect (2018 - present)
    Your Home Made Perfect (2018 - present)I worked closely with the Exec Producer, Series Producer + Production Team to find a composer to create a strong brand identity through specially composed music. I liaised with a number of composers, refined the creative brief for the composers, managed the pitching process + ensured production needs were relayed to the composer throughout production. I also negotiated the deal terms and composer fees, drafted contracts, and provided music consultation and supervision end-to-end. Your Home Made
  • Invisible Women (2018)
    Invisible Women (2018)As Music Supervisor, I worked closely with the film's Producer and Director to find the composer. I liaised with artists + artist management, advised the creatives on music rights, negotiated the deal terms + project fees, and supervised the music licensing. Such an incredible project and a real honor to work with the team. Invisible Women (2018) is a hard-hitting short documentary charting the last 50 years of Manchester's LGBTQ history through the personal story of two incredible women.
  • Ambulance (2016 - present)
    Ambulance (2016 - present)I worked as the Music Coordinator across Ambulance S01 - S06. I worked closely with the team at Dragonfly to establish a budget for commissioned music, sourced composers, negotiated the deals + commissioned music fees directly with the composer for each series and have provided music clearance advice to the production teams. Following the work of the emergency service response teams around the UK, Ambulance is an unprecedented documentary series that delves into the dilemmas and pressures that
  • The Boy with the Topknot
    The Boy with the TopknotAs Music Supervisor for the film, I worked closely with both Kudos and Parti Productions throughout the production process and across both the creation of the score and direct music licensing. I worked with the Producer and Director to establish a creative brief, liaised with several composers + composer management teams, arranged composer pitches, negotiated contractual deal terms + project fees, provided music rights advice, lead on music clearances + licensing, and overseeing the project thro
Work history
    Junior Music ManagerEndemol Shine Group
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    • Group-wide music catalogue management, development, distribution, and exploitation. • Music supervision across international programming (Non-Scripted: Entertainment, Factual, Reality, and Scripted projects). • New business development: music management systems, music tagging, and audio recognition systems tools + metadata collection for YouTube + digital platforms; including DDEX data collection. • Commissioning specially composed music for international broadcast television projects. • Specially commissioned and production music library music contract negotiation. • Experienced in licensing music for Events, Gaming + Gambling, Apps and Digital Platforms.
    Group Music CoordinatorEndemol Shine Group
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    • International ESG music catalogue management. • International music rights consultation + support to Producers. • International music supervision. • Commissioning original music for scripted + non-scripted international productions. • Creative + strategic development of music library.
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  • Project Management
  • Music Supervision
  • Music Licensing
  • Music Consulting
  • Business Development
  • Production Music
    BA (Hons), European Literature, 2:1Royal Holloway University of London
     - United Kingdom