Originally from South Africa, Chantelle came to the UK in 2006 to study Music, Theatre and Entertainment Management at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts and during her third year, conducted a three-month work placement at Air-Edel. Upon graduating in 2009, she joined Cutting Edge, where she looked after the administration of the film music investment funds, the soundtrack label PaleBlue and all social media and online marketing.
In 2011, she began assisting Maggie Rodford at Air-Edel on the music supervision of projects, including Brave, Anna Karenina, Parade’s End and Hummingbird. From 2012, she started supervising her own productions, including Bill for Cowboy Films, the BBC drama series Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, and two Julien Temple documentaries, London: The Modern Babylon and The Ecstasy of Wilko Johnson, as well as looking after the Air-Edel roster of composers.
Her work now extends to include overseeing the company’s publishing catalogue and the record labels, Air-Edel Records and Besant Hall Records. Her recent music supervision credits include New Pictures’ Catherine the Great for Sky, Outlaw King for Netflix, the Michael Caton-Jones directed Asher and BAFTA Scotland Award winning Nae Pasaran.
In addition to her work at Air-Edel, she has worked at UK broadcaster Sky as a Music Licensing Executive, where she cleared music across a range of advertising campaigns and television productions including Riviera, Bliss, and the natural history series Dogs. An Amazing Animal Family and Monkeys. An Amazing Animal Family.