Arts & Entertainment

What Is a Music Supervisor? Understanding the Role and Responsibilities of a Hollywood Music Supervisor

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Aug 5, 2021 • 3 min read

Music plays a key role in film, television, and even video games—heavy bass can help set a nightclub scene, feverish violins can create tension, or pop music can place a scene or film in a specific era. Music sets the tone for each scene and creates emotion in viewers, and that’s why video productions have someone called a music supervisor.