M.I.T.A. Interviews

We bring in people from the music industry who you usually don’t have easy access to and interview them (in form of an iPad interview or a Podcast episode).

In these interviews they not only share their experience and give advice to young composers/musicians, they also give exclusive insight into how the music industry works and what to watch out for!

Dr. Allen Hyman

Allen is an attorney from California and an expert in the Law of Copyright. Over the last 40 years, he helped quite a number of artists to protect themselves in the music industry so that they were able to focus on their creativity and art! (March 2019, 1h 4 min.)

Ron Myrick

Ron has been working in the field of animation for over 4 decades (for example “Batman”, “Kung Fu Panda”, “The Incredible Hulk”, “Sonic The Hedgehog”, “X-Men” or “The Smurfs”). He gives great advice to young and aspiring composers! Don’t miss that! (March 2019, 31 min.)

Chuck Jonkey

Chuck is an expert in exotic music, has a massive collection of ethnic instruments and his name is also well-known in the world of film and television (“Rambo 4”, “In The Mix”, “Survivors”, “Proof of Life”, “Flubber”, “J.F.K.” and many more). (July 2018, 16 min.)

Rick Baptist

Even if you’ve never heard his name, for sure, you’ve heard him play the trumpet! Rick was one of the most sought-after musicians in Hollywood for almost 3 decades! He played on more than 1,300 motion pictures after he became vice president at the Union! What an experience! (June 2018, 55 min.)

Miguel Coiz

Probably you didn’t know that Miguel attended the Master Class held by Doug Frank (in December 2017) and got exposed in a great role play. Now, Miguel is a part of M.I.T.A.! Watch him talk about his experience so far! (May 2018, 21 min.)

Doug Frank

Doug worked at Warner Bros. where he became “President of Music”. He worked on more than 500 movies (including “The Bodyguard“, “City of Angels“)! Doug is an expert in the entertainment business and shares some very helpful thoughts about the industry in this interview. (October 2017, 22 min.)

Mark Watters

Mark is very well-known as a composer in the world of animation. From ‘Goof Troop’ to ‘Tiny Toon Adventures’ to ‘Aladdin’ or ‘Winni the Pooh’, his IMDB credits list is very impressive! Don’t miss this great interview and get insights found nowhere else! (August 2017, 23 min.)

Mike Post

Mike Post is one of the most successful composers for Television ever! His IMDB credits list seems not to end! Hear what Mike has to say about the industry, his way of working with producers and directors and much more! (July 2017, 30 min.)