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Seth Kaplan

Co-Owner
Evolution Music Partners
Seth Kaplan is a partner in Evolution Music Partners, (EMP), a talent agency that represents composers and other music professionals for visual media. Kaplan established EMP in 2004 with partner Christine Russell. The company is dedicated to embracing all possibilities for its clientele, expanding from its core business in film and television into the areas of video games, advertising, musical theater, music for brand identification, music licensing, records, and copyright management. Its composer clients have been connected with some of the top studio and independent releases of the last few years including the recent #1 box office hit, The Rite (starring Anthony Hopkins), the upcoming Catherine Hardwicke directed Red Riding Hood, The Saw franchise of films and 500 Days of Summer as well as critical favorites such as A Single Man, 30 Days of Night, The Last King of Scotland, Zodiac, State of Play, and Lost in Translation. Agency clients have also been scoring some of televisions most watched shows with over 10 hours of network and pay cable series currently running per week and are scoring popular video games for top companies including Activision, Konami, THQ and Rockstar. Recent advertising campaigns with agencies like BBDO, J Walter Thompson and Leo Burnett for brands such as Dior, The Gap and Chase Bank are also part of the client portfolio. A 25 year veteran of the film music space, Kaplan has worked as a music supervisor, manager and agent. He got his start in film music working with legendary music entrepreneur Miles Copeland (Chairman of I.R.S. Records, manager of The Police, Sting, The Bangles and Squeeze), and music supervised a number of projects under his music supervision banner, including Adventures in Babysitting (Disney) and Highlander (MGM) as well as the television show The Equalizer (CBS). His greatest pride is reserved for his role as father to his two daughters Sarah and Olivia, and husband to his wife of 24 years Moira.

My Speaker Sessions

Sunday, March 13
 

11:00am CDT