Frederic Schindler

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Frederic Schindler (born 1980) is a French-Argentinean music supervisor who has worked on over 500 commercials and several films, most notably Uncle Howard,[1] On The Milky Road.[2] and the Prada L'Homme et la Femme worldwide campaign featuring a bespoke cover by Perfume Genius of the iconic Pop Ballad Can't Help Falling in Love,[3] originally recorded by Elvis Presley.


Frederic Schindler was born in Argentina where he attended the Lycée Franco-Argentin Jean Mermoz. He started his career working for the French Ministère des Affaires Etrangères as a Deputy Attaché for the Cultural Services, promoting French cinema & music in South America. He then became Managing Director of the Spanish language version of the French music magazine Les Inrockuptibles.[4]

He's the Founder of the creative music consultancy Too Young,[5] the management company Bataille and the music curation service Movement. He worked on campaigns for Prada, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Hôtel Costes,[6] Renault,[7] Nina Ricci, Nike,[8] Paco Rabanne, Ford, Mac Cosmetics, NGOs Casa Do Menor [9] and 30 Millions d'Amis,[10] among others. His work also includes A&R for artists such as Benjamin Biolay,[11] Colder [12] and Andrea Balancy.[13]

He has been nominated for Best Sync at the Music + Sound Awards 2015 [1] and in two categories (Best Music Supervisor and Best Film Soundtrack [14]) at the London Music Week Synch Awards 2016. He teaches at Pompeu Fabra University [15] and had speaking engagements at the Future Music Forum [16] and Primavera Sound.

He's a member of the American Guild of Music Supervisors.


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  2. Bellucci, Monica; Kusturica, Emir; Micalovic, Sloboda; Trifunovic, Sergej (2017-02-25), On the Milky Road,, retrieved 2017-03-18 
  3. "Perfume Genius Covers Elvis for New Prada Ad: Watch | Pitchfork" (in en). 
  4. "Los Inrocks". 2017-03-20. 
  5. "Too Young – Music Supervision, Art Direction and Licensing Consultancy" (in en-US). 
  6. "Credits - hôtel costes" (in en). 
  7. "Renault: As unexpected as life | Ads of the World™" (in en). 
  8. UK, Televisual Media Ltd. "Televisual | NEWS & COMMENTS" (in en). 
  9. "Casa do Menor: The Burden (Director's Cut) - Video - Creativity Online" (in en). 
  10. "30 Millions D'Amis Foundation 30 Millions D'Amis Foundation: 30 MILLIONS D’AMIS IS BARKING LOUDLY AGAINST ABANDONMENT. - Adeevee". 
  11. "La Superbe - Benjamin Biolay | Credits | AllMusic". 
  12. Hutchinson, Kate (2016-06-30). "Colder: The Rain and Goodbye review – kraut-punk-dub for Lynchian dancefloors" (in en-GB). The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. 
  13. Dazed (2015-03-25). "Watch Andrea Balency’s statically charged new video" (in en). Dazed. 
  14. "Music Week Sync Awards 2016 finalists revealed" (in en). 
  15. "Academic directors and faculty - Postgraduate Course in Global Music Business Management - UPF Barcelona" (in en). 
  16. "El Future Music Forum, el secreto mejor guardado de las conferencias profesionales de música en España (2a parte)" (in es-ES). Industria Musical. 2015-09-24.