Ari WiseAgency Director
Ari Wise is the owner and director of Core Music Agency, Canada’s largest talent agency focussing on film, television and games composers. Before establishing his agency, Ari Wise was himself an award-winning film composer, with over 200 features, TV Movies, live and animated episodes of television, documentaries and short films to his credit. Some highlights include: "The Conclave" starring Brian Blessed and James Faulkner, "Police Academy, the Series" and "School of Life", starring Ryan Reynolds. A graduate of the University of British Columbia's Music Composition program, and a graduate of USC Thornton's world famous, "Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television" Advanced Studies Program, Ari has spent the last 14 years representing a stellar and exclusive roster of talented and successful screen composers. To date, he and his fellow Core agents have negotiated more than 750 composer agreements.
His passion for the art and business of music in film has brought him to participate in film festival industry forums and discussion panels all over Canada. As well, he has been interviewed for, and been the subject of featured articles in some of the industry's leading publications. Ari currently serves on the board of directors for the Vancouver Post Alliance.