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Vanacore Returns to Realscreen 2017

Vanacore Returns to Realscreen 2017 Its that time of the year for all of us in unscripted! You know it, its Realscreen time.  We will be making our way to the East coast to spend a couple of days in D.C. for the annual Realscreen Summit, known as the go-to event for producers, show runners, […]

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Realscreen West 2016

Realscreen West – Pitch, Share, Sell! Realscreen West is coming to Cali for a visit this June.  Pitch, share ideas, buy shows, and get the latest snapshot of what is happening in unscripted programming today. This unique gathering of production companies, networks, and entrepreneurs will take place at Santa Monica’s charming Fairmont Miramar Hotel. One […]

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Sharing Music Insights @ ASCAP EXPO 2016

We Create Music…We Share the Insights   David Vanacore joins a distinguished group of hit songwriters, composers, and producers at this year’s ASCAP EXPO.  This much-anticipated premier conference for songwriters, composers, artists, and producers is back for its 11th year – April 28th – 30th, 2016 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in L.A. Get valuable […]

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Realscreen Summit Showdown Finalists

Realscreen Summit Showdown Finalists Unscripted’s Realscreen Summit Showdown is less than a week away, hosted by Drew and Jonathan Scott from HGTV’s Property Brothers and sponsored by us!  Finalists will have the opportunity to pitch their reality TV show idea to a panel of major network and production company executives that include Denise Contis (EVP/Discovery […]

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Realscreen Summit 2016 Returns To DC

Realscreen Summit 2016 Returns To DC If you’re a veteran in the unscripted world of programming you know that this is not only the time to get ready for the holidays, but the time to start planning your annual trip to Realscreen Summit 2016. Yes! You heard us, its Realscreen time and we’re here to […]

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Variety + Vanacore On The Sounds of Reality

Variety &  Vanacore On The  Many Sounds of Reality TV Programming Variety runs through the Sounds of Reality that propel the emotions and story lines of Reality TV in this interview with our witty composer/CEO, David Vanacore. Although viewers may not realize it, music has a big role in the emotional roller coaster they ride […]

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The #ITK Hollywood Summit Experience

GET In The Know  WITH VANACORE AT THE #ITK HOLLYWOOD SUMMIT We live in a new era where TV & Digital Media are constantly evolving.  The ITK “In The Know” Hollywood Summit brings together top TV and Digital executives on August 14th at the Beverly Hills Palomar Hotel. They will provide an inside look at […]

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Wall Street Journal’s Inside Look At Reality TV Music

WALL STREET JOURNAL’S INSIDE LOOK AT REALITY TV MUSIC Wall Street Journal takes an inside look at the breadth and depth of music created by composers for Reality TV.   Mr. Matthews from the Wall Street Journal recalls, ‘Vanacore Music, is a heavyweight in the unscripted genre — and some documentaries — composing for hits […]

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2015 EMMY NOMINEE SHOUT-OUT! The much-anticipated 2015 Emmy Nominees were announced this morning.  We’d love to give a special shout-out to the following shows we’ve had the honor of working on.  We’re crossing our fingers for you! Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming Survivor • Survivor Warfare (Worlds Apart) • CBS • United Artists Media […]

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Finding the Right Sound for Your Story

Finding the Right Sound for Your Story   After producing a show for what can be months on end, producers hit that point when its time to start looking for production music.  Over the past 20 years of successfully branding TV shows with music, we’ve realized that the following 3 pieces of advice are always […]

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SESAC Film And TV Composer Awards 2015

SESAC FILM & TV COMPOSER AWARDS 2015   SESAC hit the Santa Monica shores at the ocean-front Casa Del Mar Hotel to celebrate 2014’s top composers for Film, Television and Cable shows/programs.  Among the award winners was Andrew Kaiser, one of our very own composers, who we are proud to say is part of the […]


Realscreen West 2015!

Realscreen Takes Over the West Side We’re a couple of days away from the much-anticipated Realscreen West 2015 event taking place at the Santa Monica Fairmont, June 1- 3, 2015.  As we head out to the 3 day-long event we welcome you to meet up with us.  Lets catch up, talk business or show us […]

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BMI Film And TV Awards 2015

BMI FILM & TV AWARDS 2015 2015 BMI Film & Television Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on May 13, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. Last night, the Beverly Wilshire Hotel welcomed some of the most successful composers in the industry for a night of recognition and celebration.  Broadcast Music, Inc’s (BMI) 2015 Film & […]


Realscreen Awards Round 2!

One Round Closer To The Realscreen Awards   As the month of June approaches, everyone who’s deeply rooted in the realm of unscripted programming begins to anticipate this year’s Realscreen West Conference being held at Santa Monica’s Fairmont Miramar.  Having rapidly become a juggernaut event over the past handful of years, Realscreen has established itself […]

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All In : NAB 2015

NAB 2015 – The Networking Event of the Year   Yes! It’s that time of the year we all look forward to! NAB 2015 is in full effect as the Vanacore Music team officially lands in beautiful Las Vegas.  We’re all in this year as we set our eyes on making new connections and catching […]

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SXSW, Home Sweet Home for the Week! Vanacore Music is SXSW 2015 bound. Austin’s much anticipated SXSW Music and Media conference has arrived and we’ll be there to explore and get a sneak peek of some of the best up and coming talent in the industry. SXSW’s Music conference will be our home for the […]

30th ASCAP Film & Television Music Awards

30th Annual ASCAP Film & Television Music Awards The best of the best gathered at the Beverly Hilton this past Monday for the ASCAP Film & Television Music Awards to honor last year’s music achievements in film and television.  The 30th annual award show was one of the best yet for David and the Vanacore team.  We were honored with 5 ASCAP […]

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Survivor Turns 30!

Survivor‘s much anticipated 30th season debuted last night on television screens across America with 9.9 million viewers, making it the most-watched season premiere since season 25! It’s been an incredible 15 year ride with the Survivor team as we’ve crafted the unique sound that is recognized by millions of fans on over 445+ episodes. Celebrate […]

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TMI QUEEN: Rochelle Holguin!

It’s been a pleasure to work with MTV’s TMI* Queen, Rochelle Holguin, over the past couple of years. If there’s anyone with an exceptional keen ear for new, up-and-coming artists in the world of programming, it’s her! We’re proud of all her hard work and we congratulate her on the well-deserved recognition by Hispanic Executive […]


Summit Showdown Deadline Extended!

Do you have the next brilliant concept for a reality/docuseries? If so, get one step closer to getting your idea out there and on TV. Realscreen’s Summit Showdown pitch competition entry deadline was just extended by a week to December 19th! Don’t hesitate and submit now. You will get the opportunity to pitch your idea […]

One Hell Of A Milestone

Variety celebrates the man behind the hellish kitchen on TV that we’ve all grown to love! Gordon Ramsay, host to 4 shows, producer of One Potato Two Potato, owner of 24 restaurants worldwide, triathlete and more, celebrates his successful billion dollar brand.  It all began with Hell’s Kitchen, a fan favorite, which has now reached […]

Vanacore Summit Showdown Begins!

Vanacore Music is back as sponsor of Realscreen Summit‘s upcoming 2015 Summit Showdown.  Hopefuls will get the opportunity to pitch their one-of-a-kind unscripted/non-fiction series or non-fiction documentary/one-off to a set of distinguished judges that will include television network execs.  The finalists will battle it out live in front of judges and spectators in a grand […]

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Vanacore Re-Launched & Better Than Ever

The Vanacore team is excited to announce that we have re-launched our website with brand new features including our talent, playlists, tidbits about us and more! For the fist time EVER…meet THE YOUNG BLOOD talent behind the music. They are the blood, sweat and tears behind the underscore that you enjoy on television every night. […]

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Variety Celebrates 5 Years Of Undercover Boss

We’ve been blessed to work with Stephen Lambert‘s team on the creative direction for the music on the Emmy-Award winning series, Undercover Boss. This October, Variety celebrates Undercover Boss’ successful 5 years on television since its original debut on Britain’s Channel 4 in 2009. The show continues to deliver as it gives execs the chance […]

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Production Music Conference 2014

Vanacore Music will be heading out to the PMA‘s first ever Production Music Conference (PMC) on Friday, September 12 in Los Angeles, CA. This day long event will bring the the production music family together to educate and help everyone gain a better understanding of music licensing and how to better: • Understand the Latest […]