I'm an NYC-based filmmaker and musician with years of experience working in the post-production departments of film and TV projects in NYC.

 

My business Magic Drop specializes in sync licensing, music supervision, and custom compositions.

 

Contact me at adam@magicdropmusic.com

 

 

Recent Credits:

 

 

Music Supervisor, Missing People:

Tells a compelling tale entwining the upscale New York art scene and New Orleans ghetto life. Directed by David Shapiro (Keep the River On Your Right), produced by Alan Oxman.

In the Press: 

"Particularly well served by a fine soundtrack of (mostly) new multi-artist cuts that sound like buried nuggets from the protag's formative years in New York's fertile multimedia punk/New Wave underground." - Variety  

"Music supervisor Adam Oelsner's judiciously used samples complement the strong camerawork." -  Hollywood Reporter

Awards: 

Best Documentary Feature, Hamptons International Film Fest

 

 

PSA producer/editor, Doctors Without Borders.

 

 

Asst. Editor, Billy On the Street:

Funny Or Die's Billy on the Street with Billy Eichner is a pop culture game show that follows the unfiltered and unapologetic comedian as he hits the streets of New York City to test unsuspecting passersby.

In The Press: 

AV Club \\ NY Times

 

 

Additional Editor, Blue Bird:

In the frozen woods of an isolated Maine logging town, one woman's tragic mistake shatters the balance of the community resulting in profound and unexpected consequences. Directed by Lance Edmands. Starring Amy Morton, John Slattery, Louisa Krause, Emily Meade, Margo Martidale, and Adam Driver.

In the Press: 

NY Times \\ Salon.com

 

 

Music Video for Stephen Steinbrink:

Now You See Everything, from the album Arranged Waves, on Melodic Records.

In the Press:

Beat Magazine \\ Impose Magazine

 

 

Asst. Editor, Medora:

A mournful Midwestern ballad devoid of grace notes, "Medora" views the crumbling of small-town America through the eyes of the Hornets, a high school basketball team that can barely remember what it's like to win a game. Directed by Davy Rothbart and Andrew Cohn.

In the Press: 

NY Times \\ Variety

Awards: 

Emmy Award, Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting Long Form, 2015.

 

 

 

Watch clips from the shows, films, and ads that Magic Drop's artists have contributed to:

 

 
 

Please visit us at magicdropmusic.com