Interview with Songwriter Universe (February 2016)
Evyen J Klean is a Music Supervisor at Neophonic, Inc., a premium music supervision company based in Los Angeles, California. He is an Emmy Award winner, a six-time Guild of Music Supervisor Award winner as well as a five-time Hollywood Music in Media (HMMA) Award nominee. He founded Neophonic in 1980 and was involved in the areas of Artist Management, Music Publishing, Record Labels, and Recording Studios where he developed a reputation of vast musical knowledge, experience and strong relationships in the entertainment community. Eventually shifting the company’s focus to music supervision, Evyen has since supervised and consulted for over 100 films and thousands of hours of television. From full-service soundtrack production and supervision to creative and technical consultation, he has worked with nearly every major film and TV studio, network, and independent alike. Evyen and team Neophonic have had the pleasure of consulting for HBO for over twenty-four years, working with dozens of award-winning directors, producers, composers, and as well as producing music with a countless number of musical artists.
Evyen is currently the Music Supervisor on the global phenomenon television series Game Of Thrones. He also supervises HBO’s Chernobyl and Deadwood, as well as Warrior for Cinemax, and Netflix’s The Last Thing He Wanted (Dir. Dee Rees, Anne Hathaway, Willem Dafoe). Other recent credits include What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali (Dir. Antoine Fuqua), The Wizard of Lies (Dir. Barry Levinson, Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer), and Elvis Presley: The Searcher (Dir. Thom Zimny). Evyen is a proud member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, NARAS, AFI, ASCAP, and BMI.
AWARDS AND ACCOLADES
2018 Guild of Music Supervisors (GMS) Award – Mike Judge Presents: Tales of the Tour Bus Season 2, Cinemax
2017 Emmy Honors – Game of Thrones, HBO
2016 Guild of Music Supervisors (GMS) Award - Bessie, HBO
2015 Emmy Won - Bessie, HBO
2013 Emmy Honors - Behind the Candelabra, HBO
2013 Guild of Music Supervisors (GMS) Award - Behind the Candelabra, HBO
2012 Guild of Music Supervisors (GMS) Award - Game Change, HBO
2012 Emmy Honors - Hemingway & Gellhorn, HBO
2012 Emmy Honors - Games of Thrones, HBO
2011 Guild of Music Supervisors (GMS) Music Supervisor of the Year - Longform Television
2010 Guild of Music Supervisors (GMS) Music Supervisor of the Year - Longform Television