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Lynn Fainchtein

Founder, Music Supervisor & Producer,
Cassete
Condesa, Cuauhtémoc, CDMX (Mexico City), Mexico
Lynn Fainchtein is known for her work on The Revenant (2015), Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) and Babel (2006).

Lynn Fainchtein has taken her musical experience to an ample range of mediums, which include film, television, radio, journalism and recording. She has worked as producer and musical supervisor on numerous films. One of her long-standing contributions has been with the acclaimed Mexican Film Director Alejandro González Iñarritu on all his films: Biutiful (nominated for the Academy Award), Babel, 21 Grams, and Amores Perros (nominated for the Academy Award). More recently the worldwide acclaimed Birdman and The Revenant.

In addition, Lynn has collaborated with Lee Daniels on his award winning film, Precious (Winner at The Sundance Film Festival). Among many other films, some she has musically supervised are: La Misma Luna, Sin Nombre, Miss Bala, as well as Maria Llena Eres de Gracia and Loveforever from Carlos Moreno both Sundance winners and official selections.

Lynn regularly collaborates with Canana Films, the production company founded by Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna, where she has musically supervised all of their films, which include Abel, Déficit and Chavez, Lee Daniels on The Paperboy, Walter Salles with On the Road, both films participants of 2012 Cannes Film Festival.

Recently she supervised Patricia Riggen’s The 33, Luis Estrada’s La Dictadura Perfecta, Jerry Jameson’s Captive, Manolo Caro’s Amor de Mis Amores, as well as the HBO series Sr. Avila II and God Inc, among other projects including Cirque du Soleil’s new show Luzia. Currently she´s dedicated to both Netflix series: Ingobernable and Club de cuervos.

On the other hand, Lynn has done extensive work as a producer as well: Animated film El Santos VS la Tetona Mendoza in 2012, the musical documentary Hecho en México (2012) and documented the mexican election process in 0.56% ¿Qué le pasó a México? (2010). She also produced ¿Y tú cuánto cuestas? In 2007 and coproduced Sueño in 2005.

ABOUT CASETE: Casete was founded in 2012, amongst four partners (Lyunn Fainchtein,
Camilo Lara, Paco Arriagada and Héctor Reyes. is a one stop shop for content owners. Key
film clients include: Videocine, LATAM, Nueva Era, Mantarraya, IMCINE, Canana, Televisa
Cine. We have more than 5,000 tracks distributed digitally through our own system Key music
Clients include: Seitrack, OCESA, Cooking Vinyl, Shamrock, Nacional Records, MUN, E35,
Town Management, Sicario. For music synch, we represent 25 international catalogues
(Cooking Vinyl, Pig Factory, Sunflower, Friendly Fire, Third Side, Warne Chappell). We
currently supervise music for eight American films a year;including music for Precious, The
Buttler, Birdman, Babel, Amores Perros, El Infierno. We average 20 synchs per year for advertising. WE have a physical distribution arm with titles such as Cranberries, Marilyn Manson, Prodigy, Nic Cave, Calamaro, Jarabe de Palo, Nortec, Marillion – as well as a booking system for artists such as Centavrvs, Dapuntobeat, Torreblanca, IMS, among others. On the music publishing side, we just created ITACA MUSIC, a partnership between Casete and ITACA (a Film production company) making together a list of more than 200 potential clients.