INAUDIBLE PRODUCTIONS is a full service music and film company based in Los Angeles, CA. Founded in 1986, our team provides a large range of services including Music Supervision/Clearance, Catalog Representation, Master and Synch licensing, Estate Management and Film Production.
In 1984, Peter Afterman met Jon Peters and Peter Guber and joined the Guber-Peters Company as their music executive, working on his first film Vision Quest featuring Madonna. Afterman formed his own music supervision company, Inaudible Productions, in 1986. His many credits during the early days of the company include Gung Ho, The Big Easy, Wild At Heart, Earth Girls Are Easy, Honeymoon In Vegas, Coneheads, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and French Kiss.
Some of Inaudible’s later credits include Crossfire Hurricane, 42, Act Of Valor, The Rolling Stones In Exile, The September Issue, the Ashes and Snow photography exhibition in Santa Monica, Thank You For Smoking, Me And You And Everyone We Know, The Passion of the Christ, Hellboy, The Girl Next Door, Runaway Jury, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider 1 & 2, The Good Girl, Road Trip, The Last Days of Disco and Stealing Beauty.
Afterman won a Grammy in 1999 as the Producer of the soundtrack album to Robert Duvall’s The Apostle. He received his second Grammy award in 2009 for Juno. He was the music supervisor on both films.
In 2009, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards hired Afterman to oversee the licensing of The Rolling Stones controlled music catalog from Sticky Fingers to the present. He was also hired by the James Brown Estate to manage all the assets of the Estate including over 892 music copyrights and all name, likeness and merchandising rights.
Afterman produced the 2009 documentary It Might Get Loud, directed by Academy Award winner Davis Guggenheim. The Sony Classics release is a documentary on the electric guitar featuring Jimmy Page, The Edge and Jack White. In the same year, It Might Get Loud was nominated for an International Documentary Association Award.
Afterman was the Executive Producer on the Universal Pictures James Brown biopic Get On Up directed by Tate Taylor and produced by Mick Jagger and Brian Grazer. The film was released on August 1st, 2014. Afterman was nominated for a Grammy in 2015 as the Compilation Producer of the soundtrack album.
He also recently produced a James Brown documentary titled Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown along with producing partners Mick Jagger and Victoria Pearman. The film was directed by Academy Award winner Alex Gibney and released October 27th, 2014 on HBO. The documentary has since won a 2015 Peabody Award, 2015 Black Reel Award and was nominated for a 2015 Image Award and 2016 Grammy Award.
After receiving a Bachelor's from UC Berkeley and a Masters in Communication Management from USC’s Annenberg School for Communication, Margaret Yen began her work in the entertainment business at Paramount Pictures in the television research department.
She then moved on to film development at Prelude Pictures, reading scripts and writing coverage. Yet her interest in music kept calling and throughout the 90’s Margaret was a fixture at live shows in the Los Angeles music scene, forming strong relationships in the music industry. Margaret also founded the band Fleshpot; composing songs, recording albums and playing live shows.
She was finally able to combine her interests in film and music by joining Inaudible Productions as a music supervisor in 1995. Some of Margaret's credits include BEATRIZ AT DINNER, KONG: SKULL ISLAND, KEITH RICHARDS: UNDER THE INFLUENCE, MR. DYNAMITE, GET ON UP, 42, CROSSFIRE HURRICANE, THE FUTURE, EVERYTHING MUST GO, THE HANGOVER PART 1, 2, and 3, CEDAR RAPIDS, THE TOWN, DUE DATE, THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE, IT MIGHT GET LOUD, JUNO, THANK YOU FOR SMOKING, ME AND YOU AND EVERYONE WE KNOW, THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST, HELLBOY, LARA CROFT: TOMB RAIDER 1 and 2 and THE GOOD GIRL.
Margaret won a Grammy for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for her work on the platinum-selling JUNO soundtrack album. Additionally, the GET ON UP soundtrack was nominated for a 2015 Grammy for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album.
Alison Litton began her career in the music industry over a decade ago in artist promotions. In 2001, Litton went on to work for the music placement and website company, SoundTrackSite, where she became the Director of Film & Television Music. Her Film & TV placement clients included Bob Dylan and Billy Joel, as well as various other major and indie label artists. In tandem with her work at SoundTrackSite, she became a partner and co-creator of the company Fundamental Music where she found and signed musicians and placed their music in many major studio TV shows, films, and video game projects.
In 2005, Litton joined SoundTrackSite’s parent company, Inaudible Productions. Her career highlights include combining her passion for animal advocacy with music supervision in her work on the documentaries MEDICINE OF THE WOLF (featuring renown National Geographic Photographer: Jim Brandenburg) and HOW I BECAME AN ELEPHANT, and music supervision on Keith Richards: UNDER THE INFLUENCE, Grammy Nominated MR. DYNAMITE: THE RISE OF JAMES BROWN, and the four Emmy nominated Rolling Stones documentary CROSSFIRE HURRICANE, as well as the feature film ACT OF VALOR, which received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Song for Keith Urban and Monty Powell’s song “For You”. As a music industry panelist, Litton has appeared at the SESAC Songwriters Bootcamp, the SyncSummit Los Angeles, and the Music & Media Summit Finland.
In addition to music supervision on various film and TV projects, Litton represents the catalogs of rock royalty: The Rolling Stones and James Brown for film, TV, and advertising placement.