Tuesday, 10 November 2015 08:48

Downtown Music Publishing Expands Film/TV Department

Written by

Robyn BookerDowntown Music Publishing (Downtown) has just announced that it will be expanding its Film and Television departments in Los Angeles. Downtown is one of the leading rights-management firms, and boasts the works of artists including The Beatles, John Lennon & Yoko Ono, Randy Newman, Hans Zimmer, One Direction, and many more.

Executive VP Jedd Katrancha made the announcement that Robyn Booker and Ruchika Advani will be heading up the new department. Booker will be the Sr. Director of Film/TV and has worked with film and music at Paramount Pictures and the film trailer house, The Ant Farm. Advani also has experience in the industry having worked with CAA and E! Entertainment Television.

Katrancha believes that he's found the "perfect advocates" to better grow this new expansion.

To read on about the new expansion and potential Downtown powerhouse, head on over to Shorefire for the article.

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