Jody Friedman

Jody Friedman

Songwriter, Music Supervisor, Music Publisher, & Music Producer


Jody Friedman is an award winning songwriter, music supervisor, music publisher and music producer.  

Syncing music to film has been a lifelong passion going back to his formative years spent in Clearwater, Florida creating music videos for the high school’s news program.  After attending Florida State University and majoring in Communications & Media Production, he spent 7 years working for CNN in Atlanta, NYC & California.   During this time, he wrote a theme song for the show “Nancy Grace” which was his foray into the world of Music Publishing.

Some of his music supervision & clearance projects include projects such as “Won’t You Be My Neighbor" (Focus Features), “Ingress: The Animation” (Netflix), “Ugly Delicious” (Netflix), “They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead” (Netflix), “Snowfall (FX - Pilot)”, Fear, Inc (Lone Suspect), “The Music Of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble (HBO + The Orchard) & more.  He is a proud member of the Guild of Music Supervisors. 

Jody also writes & produces for trailers & ads through his company, Collaborate Music.  In 2017, A song he wrote & produced called, "Pure As Snow (Mike Raznick Remix)" was used for the trailer campaign for Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" Season One.  In 2019, a song he co-wrote and co-produced, “Creepy Cradle” is featured in the trailer for horror film,  Haunt.  Other songs have been heard in Ray Donovan (Showtime), Victorious (Nickelodeon), Outcast (Cinemax) & more.

Jody travels regularly to Nashville to write & record.  He has co-written songs with such talented songwriters as Jason Matthews (Luke Bryan, Trace Adkins), Kris Bergsnes (Tyler Farr, Tim McGraw), Marty Dodson (Big & Rich, Blake Shelton), Rebecca Lynn Howard (Martina McBride) and many more.