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about the jury

Originally from Canada, Renée Massé is a music industry veteran with a decade of experience as a producer and music supervisor. Renée is currently the Executive Producer of BUTTER Music and Sound New York. As an Executive leader running BUTTER NY’s office, Renée oversees business development, client relations, and creative management across all projects.

Before joining BUTTER as Executive Producer, she held a producer role at the boutique music and licensing company Shout It Out Loud Music. Massé was the driving force behind the production of Comedy Central’s 2018 sonic rebrand and has lent her expertise to projects for companies such as Google WAYMO, Asics, and Olay.

After receiving her Masters degree from NYU in Music Business, Massé oversaw the music department as Music Supervisor at the award-winning post-production studio, Headroom where she also launched a covers division and master library focusing on the production of covers for licensing opportunities recorded by talented, unsigned artists. She brings this passion for supporting emerging talent to original music and licensing opportunities in her role at BUTTER. Massé is an alum of the Women in Music organization committee where she served as Global Vice Chair of Partnerships and Development.