MARCUS BARONE is an EXECUTIVE in CHARGE of MUSIC and MUSIC SUPERVISOR for MOTION PICTURES. He served as Director of Music at Motion Picture Corp of America / Columbia Tristar ...and then as Executive in Charge of Music at Orion Pictures in Los Angeles California.
He was in charge of music for over 65 theatricals including DUMB AND DUMBER,
KINGPIN, BEVERLY HILLS NINJA, GANG RELATED, and BEHIND ENEMY LINES.
Directors he has worked with include The Farelly Brothers, Joe Mantegna as director, Kevin Spacey as director, Dennis Dugan, George Hickenlooper, Emilio Estevez and Jennifer Lynch.
Today Marcus Barone operates Film Music Group/First International Pictures, a Motion Picture Music Supervison, Investment, Soundtrack, and Music Production Company in Los Angeles. It is a full staffed company with clients including Universal, Dreamworks Records, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Paramount, ABC, NBC, MTV, CW Network, The WB Network, Warner Brothers VOD,Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central, and the A & E Networks. He owns state of the art digital recording studios both in Los Angeles and in partnership in Silicon Valley.
Marcus Barone's Supervision Style is that of a film studio music executive.
These skills derived from long employment at 2 major film companies as head of Music Departments entialing Licensing , legal, budget, music research, A&R and soundtracks.
He is affectionately known to his close friends as "The James Bond" of Music Supervisors . This tag derives from his well traveled international connections as well as his "do or die" research skills exposing him to various across the border music explorations such as Thailand, Chechnya, and India.
Setting up business plans for soundtrack label as well as the collection of additional income that is due to film producers. These monies are derived from music publishing, soundtrack royalties and the formation of film producer's soundtrack imprint label.
Film Music Group - First International Pictures ; SONY PICTURES ; A & E etc.
January 2002 – Present (11 years 5 months) Los Angeles, California
Motion Picture Executive in Charge of Music and Supervisor; Owner
Marcus Barone operates Film Music Group /First International Pictures, a Motion Picture Music Supervison, Financial Investment, Soundtrack, and Production Company in Los Angeles. It is a full staffed company working with clients including SONY Pictures, A&E Network, Comedy Network; Universal Pictures, Warner Brothers VOD, Universal / Dreamworks Records, ABC, MTV, Comedy Central, CW Network; and MGM Pictures. Internationally; Fox Australia; ORF Austria; RTL Germany; Venus Films, Mumbai India.
Marcus owns two state of the art digital recording studios both in Los Angeles and in Redwood City, in Silicon Valley.
January 1998 – March 2001 (3 years 3 months) Los Angeles, California
Executive in Charge of Music
Multi and Various Motion Picture releases within a 3 year period. Reported to Film studio.
Motion Picture Corp of America (SONY PICTURES , Columbia-Tristar)
January 1992 – October 1998 (7 years 2 months) Los Angeles, California
Director of Music, Music Supervisor, Publishing and LIcensing Exec, Soundtracks
Multi and Various Motion Picture releases within a 7 year period. Reported to SONY Pictures/ Columbia Tristar.
November 1984 – January 1987 (2 years 3 months)Los Angeles, California
TV Theme Composer
CBS Records Silverblue (SONY) and
September 1979 – December 1985 (5 years 4 months)New York City
Producer, Musician, Programer, Arranger, A&R
Producer, Musician, Programer, Arranger. CBS SONY RECORDS, VANGUARD, ATLANTIC, BMG, SUGARSCOOP, WARNER BROS, NEXT PLATEAU, WAVE, DISCONET, CHRYSALLIS, PIE, TOMMY BOY, POLYDOR, PASHA, DREAMWORKS, and UNIVERSAL RECORDS, SONY ARIOLA GERMANY; EMI PATHE MARCONI , FRANCE; BMG, SPAIN;
U.C.L.A , Los Angeles , CA; McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento CA; University of San
Francisco, CA. ; ASACP Conference, Los Angeles , CA; Pyramind Media School, San Francisco. CA ; Hartt College Of Music, Conn.; Hollywood Film Festivals (3 Consecutive Years), Los Angeles CA ; Turner Classic Movies Composer;s Symposium, Skirball Center, Los Angeles CA ; N.A.R.A.S. Education Program, Palo Alto School District, CA; Summerjam/Sundance Festival, Utah ; Dolby Labs, San Francisco, CA; Film Music Magazine Lecture Los Angeles, CA ; West Coast Songwriters Lectures, (multiples) , Redwood City CA, Hollywood, CA and Bay Area; American River College, Sacramento , CA., Arizona Songwriters, Phoenix, AZ ; PEI Songwriters Conference, Prince Edward Island, Canada ; East Coast Songwriters Buyers Market, Nova Scotia Canada. ;