Jody Friedman is an award winning songwriter, music supervisor and music producer.
Syncing music to film has been a lifelong passion going back to his formative years spent in Clearwater, Florida creating music videos for the high school’s news program. After attending Florida State University and majoring in Communications & Media Production, he spent 7 years working for CNN in Atlanta, NYC & California. During this time, he wrote a theme song for the show “Nancy Grace”.
Some of his music supervision & clearance projects include projects such as “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” (Focus Features), “They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead” (Netflix), “Snowfall (FX – Pilot)”, “Ingress: The Animation” (Netflix), Fear, Inc (Lone Suspect), “The Music Of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble (HBO + The Orchard) & more. He is a proud member of the Guild of Music Supervisors.
Jody also writes & produces for trailers & ads through his company, Collaborate Music. In 2017, A song he wrote & produced called, “Pure As Snow (Mike Raznick Remix)” was used for the trailer campaign for Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” Season One. His songs have been heard in Ray Donovan (Showtime), Victorious (Nickelodeon), Outcast (Cinemax) & more.
A songwriter & recording artist in his own right, he travels regularly to Nashville to write & record. He has co-written songs with such talented songwriters as Jason Matthews (Luke Bryan, Trace Adkins), Kris Bergsnes (Tyler Farr, Tim McGraw), Marty Dodson (Big & Rich, Blake Shelton), Rebecca Lynn Howard (Martina McBride) and many more.