Music and sound design house Squeak E Clean Productions, Inc. is pleased to announce that Christine Bilich has joined its New York office as Director of Development and Producer.
As the first permanent East Coast team member, Bilich will be leading the office by developing and building its presence in the market, as well as music supervising and producing projects.
“We are so pleased to have Christine join our team,” said Buzzy Cohen, Managing Director, Squeak E Clean. “On top of her passion for music, she brings with her varied experience from all facets of the music industry. She’ll be able to bring her experience from the agency side to deepen our client relationships, as well as her vast knowledge of music publishing and licensing.
A graduate of New York University’s Music Business program, Bilich, a self-proclaimed girl group enthusiast and soundtrack junkie, shifted her true passion to start her music career at EMI Music Publishing on the Strategic Marketing team. While there, she showed her mettle with matching songs, writers and bands to brands like American Express, Old Navy, and Nike. Bilich then moved to EMIMP’s Product & Content team where she managed catalogue masters and acquisitions, which include recordings from Phil Spector, Blue Note Records and the Pointer Sisters.
Bilich founded and developed the Creative Licensing department at Modern Works Music Publishing, building their client list from the ground up and establishing their synch licensing marketing program. Additionally, she is responsible for signing writers/artists like YouTube sensations The Gregory Brothers, the Toni Braxton catalogue and upcoming indie hit-makers like paperwhite, Tom Brosseau and Julias Moon.
Bilich joins Squeak E Clean after a banner year for the company. In addition to opening a new state-of-the-art studio located in Culver City, the company has produced top tier work for Powerade, Facebook, Honda, Google, and many others. Bilich added, “Squeak E Clean’s impeccable talents and client services are going to make a big impression on the New York Market.”
About Squeak E Clean
Squeak E Clean was founded by artist/producer Sam Spiegel. Since its inception they have delivered innovative, high-end original music and are especially known for artist collaborations. Squeak E Clean now offers a wide range of musical, sound, and creative solutions for creative partners.