Julia Michels is one of Format’s earliest members and one of the most significant figures in the film and music industry today.
Michels began her career as a music executive for Twentieth Century Fox, where she supervised all music for projects across Twentieth’s myriad divisions. She left FOX to run the soundtrack department across all labels in the EMI Records’ family and then went on to oversee music for MGM Pictures.
Currently, Michels is one of the most sought-after and experienced music supervisors in the industry. Her films have garnered both critical acclaim and over $2 Billion Dollars in worldwide ticket sales.
Michels is the winner of the 2010 and 2012 awards for Outstanding Music Supervision in film by the Hollywood Music in Media Awards, and the winner of the 2011, 2012 and 2017 awards for Best Supervision in Film by the Guild of Music Supervisors. In 2015, she received a Billboard Music Award, an American Music Award, and Grammy nomination for her work on Pitch Perfect 2. Michels is the current Vice President for the LA Chapter of the Recording Academy for which she has been a board member for 6 years.
Select credits include: A Star Is Born, Greatest Showman, Pitch Perfect 1, 2 &3, Trolls, Bad Moms, Diary of a Wimpy Kid (franchise), A Single Man, The Blind Side, Sex and the City 1 & 2, The Devil Wears Prada and many more.