LIZA RICHARDSON            
Music Supervisor / DJ, updated 12 / 13
Instagram: lizarichardson, Twitter and Facebook: maddollliza

Anchoring Saturday nights from 8pm to 10, Liza Richardson has hosted and produced a radio show on NPR's Santa Monica, CA flagship 89.9 KCRW since 1991.

A musical chameleon, Liza has hosted a number of specialty shows on KCRW's ariwaves in the past, from the groundbreaking mix of spoken word and music, Man In The Moon to the alt-country / Latin-alternative focused, Rancho Loco to the uptempo dance music show, The Drop. Liza is known for her exceptionally diverse musical vocabulary, and her current radio show displays that with a wild blend of all genres including dance music, indie rock, deep cuts, retro roots and party jams from around the world.

An assiduous independent music supervisor for ads, films and TV shows, Liza's credits include the first handful of iPod silhouette spots, films Y Tu Mama Tambien (Grammy nominated), Curious George, Lords of Dogtown, Surf's Up, The Kids Are All Right, Hotel Transylvania and Enough Said.

Liza music supervised all five seasons of Friday Night Lights and currently helms Parenthood, Hawaii Five-0, Sleepy Hollow, The Following, About A Boy and HBO's Looking. She was named one of 2010's Women of Impact by Variety and was recognized by her peers, The Guild of Music Supervisors, as 2011's TV Music Supervisor of The Year.

Liza is from Phoenix, AZ and holds a BFA in Theater and Dance from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX.


Music Supervisor (TV):

LOOKING series
HBO (2014)
Exec Producers: Michael Lannan, Andrew Haigh

ABOUT A BOY series
NBC (2014)
Exec Producers: Jason Katims, Dylan Massin

LUCKY SEVEN series
ABC (2013)
Exec Producers: Jason Richman, David Zabel

SLEEPY HOLLOW series
FOX (2013)
Exec Producers: Alex Kurtzman, Robert Orci

PARENTHOOD series
NBC (2009 to present)
Exec Producer: Jason Katims

THE FOLLOWING series
FOX (2013 to present)
Exec Producer: Kevin Williamson

HAWAII FIVE-O series
CBS (2010 to present)
Exec Producer: Peter Lenkov

HEMLOCK GROVE series
Netflix (2013 to present)
Exec Producer: Eli Roth

GRACELAND series
USA (2013 to present)
Exec Producer: Jeff Eastin

TWISTED series
ABC Family (2013 to present)
Exec Producer: Gavin Palone

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS series
NBC / DirecTV (2006 to 2011)
Exec Producers: Peter Berg, Jason Katims

TOUCH series
FOX (2012 to 2013)
Exec Producers: Tim Kring

THE SECRET CIRCLE series
CW (2011 to 2012)
Exec Producer: Kevin Williamson, Andrew Miller

AWAKE series
FOX / NBC (2012)
Exec Producer: Kyle Killen

HOUSE OF LIES series (co-supervisor)
Showtime (2012)
Exec Producer: Matthew Carnahan, Don Cheadle

PRIME SUSPECT series
NBC (2011)
Exec Producer: Peter Berg, Alexandra Cunningham

NO ORDINARY FAMILY series
ABC (2010 to 2011)
Exec Producer: Greg Berlanti

LIE TO ME series
FOX (2009 to 2011)
Exec Producers: David Graziano, Dan Sackheim

MELROSE PLACE series
The CW (2009 to 2010)

Exec Producers: Todd Slavkin, Darren Swimmer

SHARK series
FOX (2007 to 2008)
Exec Producer: Ian Biederman

LIFE series
NBC (2007)
Exec Producer: Rand Ravich


Music Consultant (Film):

IN THE VALLEY OF ELAH feature
Summit Entertainment (2007)
Director: Paul Haggis

NACHO LIBRE
feature
Paramount Pictures (2006)
Director: Jared Hess

CURIOUS GEORGE feature
Universal Studios (2006)
Director: Matthew O'Callaghan

SYRIANA feature
Section Eight / Warner Bros. (2005)
Director: Stephen Gaghan


BEWITCHED feature
Sony Pictures (2005)
Director: Nora Ephron

THE ITALIAN JOB feature
DeLine Pictures / Paramount (2003)
Director: F Gary Gray

THE UNITED STATES OF POETRY documentary
PBS (1995)
Director: Mark Pellington


DJ:

89.9 KCRW Santa Monica
Radio host and DJ (since 1991)


Advertising Placements:

Bud Light
Target
Nike
Jeep

Coca Cola
Mini Cooper

iPod

Motorola
Nascar
iMac
Apple
Powerbook
Acura
Honda
Infiniti
Xterra
Pathfinder
Microsoft
IBM


Music Supervisor (Film):

ROCK DOG animated feature
Mandoo Pictures (2015)
Director: Ash Brannon

ENOUGH SAID feature
Fox Searchlight (2013)
Director: Nicole Holofcener

LAKEY PETERSON, ZERO TO 100 surf film (co-supervisor)
Libervision (2013)
Director: Aaron Lieber


HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA
animated
feature
Sony Pictures (2012)
Directors: Genndy Tartakovsky

PEOPLE LIKE US feature
Dreamworks (2012)
Director: Alex Kurtzman

I MELT WITH YOU feature
Pellington Films (2011)
Director: Mark Pellington

MONTE CARLO feature
FOX 2000 Pictures (2011)
Director: Thomas Bezucha

SCREAM 4 feature
Weinstein Company (2011)
Director: Wes Craven

THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT feature
Antidote / Focus Features (2010)
Director: Lisa Cholokenko
Oscar Nominee, Best Picture

PUSH feature
Summit Entertainment (2009)
Director: Paul McGuigan


ASSASSINATION OF A HIGH SCHOOL
PRESIDENT
feature
Yari Film Group (2008)
Director: Brett Simon

THE HUNTING PARTY feature
Weinstein Company (2007)
Director: Richard Shepard

SURF’S UP animated feature
Sony Pictures (2007)
Directors: Ash Brannon, Chris Buck
Oscar Nominee, Best Animated Feature Film

FAILURE TO LAUNCH feature
Paramount Pictures (2006)
Director: Tom Dey

LORDS OF DOGTOWN 
feature
Sony Screen Gems (2005)
Director: Catherine Hardwicke

THE ASSASSINATION OF RICHARD NIXON 
feature
Anhelo Productions (2004)
Director: Niels Mueller

WICKER PARK 
feature
Lakeshore (2004)
Director: Paul McGuigan

FIRST DAUGHTER feature
New Regency (2004)
Director: Forest Whitaker


LEVITY feature
Film Colony (2003)
Director: Edward Solomon

Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN 
feature
Anhelo Productions (2002)
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
Grammy Nominated Soundtrack

MOTHMAN PROPHECIES 
feature
Lakeshore (2002)
Director: Mark Pellington

ME LA DEBES short
MGM (2001)
Director: Carlos Cuaron

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT IN SUBURBIA feature
Killer Films (1999)
Director: Rob Schmidt

ARLINGTON ROAD feature
Lakeshore (1999)
Director: Mark Pellington


Additional Info:

-Music Supervisor of The Year, The Guild of Music Supervisors 2012

-Outstanding Music Supervisor TV, HMMA 2012

-Named as Woman of Impact by Variety 2010

-Chosen as first DJ to play at The Academy Awards 2007

-Curated Latin chill compilation Blue Sueños, Meta Records 2005

-Host of Sundance Channel's Sonic Cinema 2004

-Acknowledged by Shoot Magazine, Top Ten Best Ad Music for iPod Silhouettes 2003

-Nominated for Grammy Award, Best Soundtrack Compilation for Y Tu Mama Tambien 2003

-Appeared in Apple Switchers campaign 2002

-Geffen Records A&R scout 1995 to 1998

-Host and producer of MTV syndicated radio show Man In The Moon 1994

-Represented by First Artists (film & TV) 818-377-7750 and by Barking Owl (ads) 310-979-4000