Year: 2021

Mikaila Simmons

Music Supervisor,
Instinct Entertainment

Mikaila Simmons is a music supervisor at instinct entertainment. She specializes in creative and music licensing for television and film. Mikaila earned a bachelor’s degree through the Ryerson School of Media in Toronto, and began her career pitching and negotiating music clearance within the licensing department at Sony Music Entertainment Canada.

She has had the opportunity to work on award-winning television shows and films such as Vikings, The Handmaid’s Tale S1, New Eden, Condor, Mary Kills People, Diggstown, The Grizzlies and Seven In Heaven, to name a few. She has overseen on-camera performances, custom song production, and sourced everything from 8th century Belarusian folk music to contemporary Inuit hip hop. She has a true passion for the marriage of song to scene, and a deep respect for the disciplines of both music and film production.