Janet Fisher

Janet Fisher

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Unique - Soundtracks | Hollywood, California, United States
Member Since: 2004
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Janet Fisher (BIO)

Songwriter, music supervisor, author, copywriter, producer, and more, Janet Fisher is creative, reliable and extremely quick at concepts and execution of professional projects. With diverse pro experience, and a vast database of talent at her fingertips, she is a solution to any project's challenge. Legal issues and Intellectual Property laws are among her interests, so projects are also constructed to fit the legal department's demands, as well as being creative and effective to consumers.

As a Songwriter and music publisher, she places songs into nationally aired film, television segments, ads and special project uses. Her cuts include more than ninety songs for HBO, Showtime, and other film companies, as well as television segments and ads of all varieties.

Janet Fisher originates from KCMO, where she opened for acts such as Emmy Lou Harris and Brewer & Shipley. Relocating to California, her association with TASCO Sound, Intl., gave her inside experience with the workings of tours and crews for bands like Ozzy Osbourne, Donna Summer, Elton John, and Black Sabbath.

Janet cut her teeth in film music by working at the Concorde/New Horizons studio in Venice, California, assisting the company's music supervisor, Paul Di Franco.

She served on the board of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Songwriters Guild of America for two decades.

She scores Film and Television segments, and writes music for TV commercials and political campaigns.

Her Goodnight Kiss Records label releases CDs of intelligent, original songs, often as "concept" albums, focusing on a particular subject.

"MUSIC HORROR STORIES: A Collection of Gruesome, True Tales As Told By Actual Innocent Victims Seeking a Career In The Music Business", (the book) was developed, edited and published by Janet, and is carried in major bookstores.

Janet was an appointed lobbyist to Congress in Washington, D.C., by the Songwriters Guild of America to represent them in the Audio Home Recording Act with the AHRA Coalition. She is a staunch supporter of Intellectual Property Rights.

She is the owner of Goodnight Kiss Music (BMI) and Scene Stealer Music (ASCAP) Publishing Companies, is in constant demand as a Speaker and Guest Reviewer at Songwriting Organizations across the country, where she teaches music-business related classes, hosts songwriter-rights panels, Internet discussion groups, and music reviews. Her teaching venues include the Songwriters Guild of America, UCLA, and Cabrillo College (Santa Cruz); she has participated a guest speaker and panelist at songwriter and music events for Billboard, SGA, PSA, AZSA, WCSA, ASA. She consults via classroom, personal appointment, phone or internet.

National songwriter trades, as well as technology leaders such as ZDNet have published her articles concerning Intellectual Property, and many leading music Internet sites reprint her interviews and articles on Songwriting consistently. As editor of "The Goodnight Kiss Music News", a Web-based online E-zine, she provides applicable career information to writers around the world.

She serves regularly as a Talent Judge for many high-profile competitions, including the John Lennon International Song Contest, Lionel Richie Songwriting Scholarship, the Cable ACE Awards, the PRISM Awards, the USA Songwriting Competition, the Palomino Talent Show, and more; and is a visible member of support for the songwriting community.

Janet is also founder of the vocal group, MAMA SAYS! She served on the Board of Directors for the Los Angeles chapter of the Songwriters Guild of America for two decades, and is a Voting Member of NARAS and the ACM.

Besides having the word "coffehouse" in her vocabulary, she was also once the door girl at the Troubadour in West Hollywood.