HOLLYWOOD (CelebrityAccess) – Capitol Music Group announced this week that veteran film and TV music supervisor and producer Anton Monsted has been appointed to the newly created role of executive vice president of soundtracks and A&R.
In his new role, Monsted will act as the label group’s chief liaison to the film and television communities and oversee all elements of the company’s various soundtrack projects. He’ll report to CMG President Ashley Newton and will be based out of the Capitol Tower in Hollywood.
Commenting on the recent appointment, Newton said: “The powerful union of music, film and television is so vibrant and important, and we have finally found the ideal creative executive to represent us in this realm. Anton brings with him taste, expertise and strong relationships as well as an impressive pedigree of success.”
Monsted added: “We have an opportunity to build the premier home for filmmakers, and their projects, where strong music storytelling walks hand-in-hand with the creation of great soundtrack releases. The audience for music-driven projects crosses borders and culture; Capitol has the artists, the infrastructure, and the vision to meet the appetite of this audience. I’m grateful to Steve Barnett, Ashley, and Michelle [Jubelirer] for the opportunity, and excited to join the Capitol team.”
Prior to CMG, Monsted was senior vp of music at Twentieth Century Fox, where he supervised the music being produced for TCF as well as Fox 2000, Fox Searchlight and Fox Animation. He’s also enjoyed a highly successful working partnership with director Baz Luhrmann, which dates back more than 20 years.