Ciara is a music supervisor who works across both creative research and source music clearance.
With credits on over 150 episodes of television and numerous films, Ciara enjoys an excellent working relationship with an extensive roster of labels, publishers and managers as well as possessing finely tuned (!) research skills. She won Outstanding Music Supervision at the 2021 Creative Arts Emmys, together with Matt Biffa, for Michaela Coel’s BBC drama ‘I May Destroy You’.
Ciara joined the Air-Edel team in 2015 and was quickly inducted into the world of sync, assisting on projects such as Channel 4/Netflix’s doo-wop heavy ‘The End of the Fucking World’ and the John Hughes-inspired ‘Sex Education’, both of which have enjoyed considerable praise for their use of music, with numerous tracks being featured on TheHollywood Reporter’s Billboard Top TV Chart. She has also assisted on Ricky Gervais’s highly successful ‘Afterlife’, Sister Pictures’ acclaimed 2019 drama ‘Giri/Haji’, and 2021 film ‘The Last Letter from Your Lover’.
In 2018, she music supervised Channel 4’s 90s’ banger-centric ‘Derry Girls’ and the Simon Pegg exec-produced comedy horror ‘Slaughterhouse Rulez’ for Sony Pictures. Ciara has worked on the latest feature from documentary-making heavyweight Julien Temple, ‘Ibiza: The Silent Movie’, alongside music director Norman Cook (aka FatboySlim). She has also supervised the Merman Productions comedy, ‘This Way Up’ – the script-writing debut from Irish comedian Aisling Bea, also starring Sharon Hogan. Recent credits include Netflix’s ‘The Duchess’ and Peacocks’ ‘One Of Us Is Lying’. She was Music Supervisor on the BBC’s ‘I May Destroy You’, for which she received an Emmy award.
Ciara is comfortable working at all stages of a production, from providing advice at script stages to pre-records and on-set supervision, to post-picture-lock copyright clearances. She is working on a number of exciting forthcoming productions, including ‘This is Going to Hurt’ and ‘The Birth of Daniel F Harris’ for the BBC.