Tracy McKnight has earned a place in the entertainment industry as a highly sought after music supervisor and creative executive. With roles as former Head of Film Music for Lionsgate, prolific music supervisor, record producer, and label co-founder, her kinetic enthusiasm pushes her to find new ways of sharing her passions with an ever-growing audience seeking quality projects and music.
Current projects include Felt starring Liam Neeson and Diane Lane, season two of WGN’s hit series Outsiders, and Netflix’s When We First Met starring Adam Devine (Workaholics). She music supervised the highly anticipated comeback of Bad Santa 2 in addition to the 2017 Sundance hit Casting JonBenet, which has received critical acclaim and is scheduled to premiere on Netflix in late spring.
In her post at Lionsgate, Ms. McKnight oversaw projects including The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and the franchise’s first installment The Hunger Games– a record breaking worldwide box office phenomenon. The Hunger Games: District 12 & Beyond soundtrack album debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart and was the top selling soundtrack for 2012. Both soundtrack albums garnered Golden Globe and Grammy nominations respectively. She was also responsible for soundtracks for: Now You See Me, Red 2, A Madea Christmas, Warrior, along with director John Singleton’s Abduction, and The Next Three Days by Academy® Award winning director Paul Haggis, and the hit action film The Expendables.
Ms. McKnight has devoted much of her time as an advisor, speaker, and consultant to the film music industry at large. She continues to be an ally of the Sundance Institute/Festival where she has participated for the past 14 years as an advisor for their Producers Conference and Composers Lab in addition to co-programming the Festival’s yearly “Celebration of Music in Film” concert. This year, her program boasted performances from acts like Common, Andra Day, Jim Jones (The Morning Jacket) and Hunter Hayes.
Tracy McKnight is currently the Vice President of the Guild of Music Supervisors, is on the highly prestigious board of Women In Film and serves as the first music supervisor on the TV Academy’s Peer Group.