LOS ANGELES, CA, MAY 27, 2015 - ASG Music Group, the joint venture between Alcon Entertainment and Sleeping Giant Media LLC, and the artist services platform ReverbNation are making a unique offer to emerging artists and bands among ReverbNation's community of nearly 4 million musicians - submit an original song for the filmmakers of Alcon's upcoming POINT BREAK to consider for possible use as an end title song or in the film's media/advertising campaign, it was announced by Alcon co-Founders and co-CEO's Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove.
POINT BREAK, a re-imagining of the classic action thriller, is directed by Ericson Core and stars Luke Bracey, Edgar Ramirez, Teresa Palmer, Ray Winstone and Delroy Lindo. The film features cameos by international DJs and music producer Steve Aoki, as well as Seth Troxler and The Art Department. Warner Bros is releasing the film nationwide on Christmas Day 2015.
Ken Caillat, Grammy Award Winning Producer and co-CEO of Sleeping Giant Media said, "To my knowledge this has never been done with a film of this magnitude. We are excited to give independent artists this global opportunity." Michael Hodges, co-CEO of ASG Music Group, added, "We are confident that if we can find the right song we can transform an artist or band from a street corner to a global stage."
Bands can start submitting songs beginning this week for consideration by POINT BREAK filmmakers for an end title track as well as possible inclusion in a variety of media and advertising opportunities. This incredible opportunity is available to artists, writers and bands around the globe.
ReverbNation, a company that has helped millions of emerging artists advance their careers, has nearly 4 million independent bands on its roster. The company has built a curation-at-scale capability that is able to match the right great bands with hundreds of career building opportunities. Millions of music fans around the world engage with ReverbNation on its website and through the company's powerful social media footprint every single month.
"We are thrilled to be able to provide such a high level opportunity to the bands in our community," said ReverbNation Chief Creative Officer, Simon Perry. "Victoria Camera in our L.A. office has built strong relationships with the film and television community and this agreement with ASG Music is an important milestone for us. Ken and Michael's belief in ReverbNation is a huge validation of our curation capabilities and of the quality of music on our roster."
Since its formation, ReverbNation has helped tens of thousands of artists, many of whom have gone on to achieve great success. Imagine Dragons, Alabama Shakes, Kacey Musgraves, Mac Miller, A$AP Rocky and Hunter Hayes, to name just a few, have used ReverbNation's platform to help establish themselves and grow their careers.
The opportunity was developed and closed by ReverbNation's VP of Music Industry & Artist Relations Victoria Camera and ASG Music Group co-CEOs Scott Parish and Michael Hodges.
ASG Music Group is designed to revolutionize the integrations within music, film, television and commercial media companies. In an industry filled with creative pressures to cut costs, ASG has formed an entertainment model to increase revenue, generate new revenue and add value for all ASG partners while focusing on the directors, producers and production companies' creative visions. ASG provides industry wide services including music content creation, production, composition, promotion, distribution and label services in all areas of music. In addition to producing original music and third party content for Alcon's motion picture and television properties, ASG partners with other film, television, brand and commercial media companies to provide numerous music solutions and label services.
Independent Artists turn to ReverbNation for music industry connections, worldwide audience exposure and the powerful promotional tools necessary to advance their careers in today's digital music ecosystem. Driven by its mission to put Artists First, the company has grown since its 2006 launch to serve nearly 4 million musicians worldwide. In 2014 ReverbNation developed its proprietary curation-at-scale methodology to identify the world's most promising Artists early in their careers. This capability, coupled with its global audience, allows ReverbNation to bring the world's best emerging Artists unrivaled access to opportunity. For more information, visit ReverbNation.com and follow ReverbNation on Twitter at @ReverbNation.