In 2003 DNA Music Limited was born.
Since it’s incarnation, DNA has been involved with dozens of Films and hundreds of hours of Television.
Productions include: Legendary Entertainment's new music fanfare, Big Bad Wolves (Quentin Tarantino's 'Best Film of The Year'), Last Passenger, Sweeney, Zaytoun, Blitz, St Trinian’s, Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten, Psych 9, Love Bite, The Killer Inside Me, Red Riding 1983, And When Did You Last See Your Father?, Shopgirl, Rock'n'Rolla, I Want Candy, Nina’s Heavenly Delights, Cashback, To Kill A King, In The Cut , The Hooligan Factory, Keith Lemon The Film, Of Time And The City, Lewis, and Endeavour.
The story so far....
DNA was founded by Amanda Street who’s background started in music videos working with artists including Blur, Take That, Glenn Frey, Iron Maiden, Eric Clapton, Frank Zappa, Lulu & Bobby Womack at 4D Films.
After 4D, Amanda worked at various record labels including Epic, Columbia, S2 (Sony Music Entertainment) within Video Commissioning, Chrysalis Records & Cooltempo (EMI Records) in Promotions, Mercury Records (Polygram) within A&R, Parlophone (EMI) within Video, Marketing & Press and A&M Records (Polygram) within the Art Department.
A stint in Studio Management at MTV Europe then followed, rostering crews for their live show Most Wanted.
Following MTV, she joined Channel 4 Television and FilmFour Ltd where she worked for 7 years. During this time she worked within the drama commissioning department, documentaries and finally Film Four International.
Documentary production included: Secret Lives, Cutting Edge, Encounters, Undercover Britain, Short Stories, To The Ends Of The Earth and all documentary series. Working with directors such as Nick Broomfield and Errol Morris.
As Film Sales Executive in FilmFour International, she was involved in the sales and marketing of feature films at all the major film festivals & markets.
Films included: Danny Boyle's Trainspotting, Mark Herman's Brassed Off!, Michael Winterbottom's Welcome To Sarajevo, Damien O'Donnell's East is East, Jonathan Glazer's Sexy Beast, Joel Hopkins' Jump Tomorrow, Julien Temple's The Filth & The Fury, Allison Anders' Sugar Town, Tim Roth's The War Zone, Paul McGuigan's Gangster No.1, Peter Cattaneo's Lucky Break, Werner Herzog's Invincible, John McKay's Crush, Gillian Armstrong's Charlotte Gray, Marc Mundan's Miranda, Alan Taylor's The Emperor's New Clothes and Asif Kapardia's The Warrior.
Amanda has worked with various music supervisors over the years and since 2010 has been working with respected music supervisor Nicola Fletcher. DNA now represent Nicola for music supervision services. Her experience as a music supervisor has made her a trusted source of music for directors, producers and composers alike and she takes great pride in advising on music from script to post production.
Nicola started her career in the music industry as a band manager in 1992 and became a music supervisor in 1996 when she offered to help a friend with his first feature film - the London set gangster film Hard Men.
She went on to supervise Paul Brooks’ The Real Howard Spitz, Guy Richie's Lock Stock And Two Smoking Barrels which received the Brit Award for best soundtrack which hit platinum in sales, 20th Century Fox’s Best Laid Plans starring Reece Witherspoon and many more.
Further credits include Midlife-Crisis and The Comedian's Guide To Survival for GSP Studios, Mr Gaga and the Berlin Panorama Winner Who's Going To Love Me Now for Heymann Bros, Zaytoun for Bedlam Productions, Last Passenger for NDF International and Pathé, The Sweeney for Vertigo, Keith Lemon: The Film for Generator Entertainment, Comedown for Serotonin Films, the Genie nominated Savage Messiah and Sky Movies Tube Tales - a series of short films compiled into a feature length film which entailed sourcing tracks, as well as composers, for a total of 9 films directed by Bob Hoskins, Jude Law, Armando Ianucci, Ewan McGregor and others.
Her television credits include Channel 4’s Jazz Heroes, Boys & Girls, a documentary on the 70s glam rock band The Sweet, and a documentary profile on Norman Wisdom. Advertising credits include Audi, Coca Cola Light, TV Times, Honda Accord ‘Cog’, Honda Civic and Nescafe.