Adam Oelsner is a Brooklyn-based musician and filmmaker who works in music supervision and publishing. Oelsner's sync-licensing business Magic Drop works with an eclectic roster of bands and composers, representing their music for use in film, TV and beyond.
Oelsner's most recent music supervision project was "Missing People", which was winner of Best Documentary at Hamptons Film Fest 2015, and received a Special Mention at DOC NYC 2015.
"Particularly well served by a fine soundtrack of (mostly) new multi-artist cuts that sound like buried nuggets from the protag's formative years in New York's fertile multimedia punk/New Wave underground." - Variety
"Music supervisor Adam Oelsner's judiciously used samples complement the strong camerawork." - Hollywood Reporter
Name: Adam Oelsner
Lives in: New York City, New York
Company: Magic Drop
Occupation: Music Supervisor and Publisher
Film (Documentary, Biography, Crime and Mystery) Music department Missing People is a nonfiction mystery about a enigmatic woman investigating her brother's long unsolved murder, while obsessively collecting and researching the violent work and life of an outsider artist. As these parallel narratives intertwine, shocking events unfold.
The Last of the Great Romantics
Film (Comedy) Editorial department Cameron Hill is plumbing the depths of heartbreak, loneliness, and despair. Or so he informs the loyal viewers of his video blog after being dumped by his girlfriend Marla. Wearing Marla's old pink terrycloth bathrobe, Cameron is completely disconnected from the real world until he strikes up an unlikely friendship with his new neighbor Kate, but their relationship is put to the test when Marla returns and wants Cameron back. Written by Anonymous
Television (Documentary) Editorial department Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.
Film (Drama) Editorial department In the frozen woods of an isolated Maine logging town, one woman's tragic mistake shatters the balance of the community, resulting in profound and unexpected consequences. Weaving together several connected story lines, BLUEBIRD explores the profound and transcendent effects of a tragedy on an isolated American town. Written by Anonymous
Film (Documentary and Sport) Editorial department In America's basketball heartland, four boys from rural Medora, Indiana fight to end their high school's team's losing streak, as their dwindling town faces the threat of extinction.
Billy on the Street with Billy Eichner
Television (Comedy, Game-Show and Reality-TV) Editorial department Billy Eichner quizzes people in the face for "amazing" gifts and money.