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. 

 

Investment Summary 

 

MARCUS  is affiliated with music funding partners in the US and the UK who can bring financial investment to be infused into a film's music budget

 

 

Other Facts

 

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.

 

 

Specialties

 

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.

 

 

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CORPORATE BACKGROUND

 

 

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.

 


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Orion Pictures
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.


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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.


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Paramount Television

November 1984 – January 1987 (2 years 3 months)Los Angeles, California
 

TV Theme Composer

 

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CBS Records Silverblue (SONY) and

 Vanguard Records
September 1979 – December 1985 (5 years 4 months)New York City

 
Producer, Musician, Programer, Arranger, A&R​

 

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VARIOUS  LABELS  

1979-Present

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;

SONG, AUSTRIA.

 

 

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LECTURES

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. ;

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION

USC, Los Angeles CA ; Film Music Grad Studies 1 year

Hartt College Of Music University of Hartford;  Bachelor of Music Degree 4 year

State University of New York (SUNY)- Academics 2 year 

 

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CAREER BIOGRAPHY