JULIA MICHELS (Music Supervisor) is an independent movie music supervisor who has enjoyed a successful 17-year career in the film music industry. She recently finished working on "Sex and the City," and her other recent theatrical credits include the acclaimed 2007 music-driven drama "August Rush" and the 2006 summer blockbuster "The Devil Wears Prada."
Michels is currently supervising the upcoming "Marley & Me," starring Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson, based on the New York Times best-selling book.
Prior to her independent status, she was Senior Vice President of Music for MGM Pictures, overseeing all the music for such films as "Be Cool," "Beauty Shop" and the remake of "The Pink Panther," among others.
Additionally, Michels held the post Vice President of Soundtracks at EMI Records, overseeing soundtracks for all the labels in the EMI family, including Capitol, Virgin, Priority and Blue Note Records. Previously, she spent four years as Vice President of Music for Twentieth Century Fox. In this role, which also encompassed the Fox 2000, Fox Searchlight and Fox Animation film divisions, she was the music executive on a diverse slate of projects, including "Daredevil," "Unfaithful," "Down with Love," "Like Mike" and "The Banger Sisters."
Before joining Fox, Michels was the Director of Soundtracks for Capitol Records and was instrumental in the creation of such soundtracks as "Hope Floats," "Good Will Hunting," "There's Something About Mary" and "Never Been Kissed." During her extensive career in the film/soundtrack business, she has also been a music editor, co¬owner of an independent record label and an agent for film composers.