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Q&A with the Netflix Music Team

November 10, 2021 @ 10:00 am 11:00 am PST

SCL Seminar: Q&A Follow-Up with Netflix Music Executives Dominic Houston, Amy Dunning, and Carolyn Javier


DOMINIC HOUSTON (Netflix, VP Music Global Team)
AMY DUNNING (Netflix, VP Music Original Films)
CAROLYN JAVIER (Netflix, VP Music Group)

SCL President


10:00-11:00am PT // 1:00-2:00pm ET
YouTube Live Stream

This year, at our Annual Membership Meeting, SCL President, Ashley Irwin spoke with the Netflix Music executive team, Dominic Houston, Amy Dunning, and Carolyn Javier about the NETFLIX approach to music from both a creative and a business perspective.

This live Q&A will be an opportunity for SCL members to ask their own questions of the NETFLIX team. If you would like to watch the original discussion, you can do so HERE

Due to time restraints, questions previously addressed might not be revisited.

Dominic Houston, VP Music, Netflix. Dominic oversees a global team of music professionals that is responsible for all business & legal affairs matters relating to the use of music in the production, marketing, and distribution of Netflix. He is also responsible for the technical and operational team that supports all of these functions, and the administration of Netflix’s music publishing portfolio. Prior to joining Netflix in 2013, Dominic was responsible for music business and legal affairs at last.fm and at AOL Europe. In the distant past, he also managed a successful electronic dance music record label and music publishing business.

Amy Dunning currently serves as Vice President, Music Original Films at Netflix. She joined the company in 2019 and built the Music Creative/Production team across Original Films, Series and Animation. She is currently launching this team in EMEA, the UK, and India. Before joining Netflix she was Head of Music at Lionsgate films where she worked with the music teams on La La Land, Wonder, and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2.

Prior to Lionsgate, Amy served as SVP of Creative and Business Development at Downtown Music Publishing. She started her career at 20th Century Fox as VP, Music where her credits included: Oscar Winners, Life of Pi and Juno as well as Wolverine, 500 Days of Summer, and Maze Runner; she also had the pleasure of introducing the songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul to The Greatest Showman filmmakers. Amy is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and serves on the advisory board of the Alliance for Women Film Composers.

Carolyn Javier is a Vice President in the Music Group at Netflix. She joined Netflix in 2015 when she was hired (by Dominic Houston) to build and lead the music business and legal affairs function for the studio. She leads a global team of music executives who provide music business/legal support for the production of Netflix content (owned and licensed) and the management of Netflix-owned music, including ancillary exploitation of Netflix-owned music.

Prior to joining Netflix, she led music teams for multiple business units at Disney, including the Disney Music Group where she was SVP, Business Affairs, and The Disney/ABC Television Group where she was VP, Music Business/Legal Affairs. She was born and raised in Miami, Florida, and started playing music at an early age. Carolyn’s role at Netflix sits at the intersection of music and content and combines her passion for music, tech, and content. Carolyn is based in Los Angeles and when not working she can be found playing piano or guitar, running, reading, traveling, or trying to learn other languages.


FREE for current SCL members (click HERE to check membership status).

Attendees will receive a YouTube Live Stream link approximately 10 minutes before the Seminar starts. The link will be emailed, from Eventbrite.

Attendees can ask questions using YouTube Livestream chat.