FunkyViva is an all round entertainment based company with close to 50 years of combined professional experience, providing a 360 service within the Entertainment Industry.
FVP is an all rounded music and entertainment company that caters for all aspects of an artist's career including Direction & Development, Vocal and Performance Coaching, Vocal Arrangement & Production, Song Writing, Production, Musical Directorship services, Management and Marketing.
Set up in its own facility close to Muswell Hill in North London FVP have worked with an array of acts including Justin Timberlake, NSYNC, BackStreet Boys, Blue, Atomic Kitten, Ciara, Tim McGraw, DMX to name a few.
To add to their credits they have also worked on many televised shows worldwide including The Grammys, The American Music Awards, MTV VMA, Jay Leno, David Letterman, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Saturday Night Live, Top Of The Pops & The Brits.
PAST & PRESENT MUSIC EMPLOYERS INCLUDE:
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, NSYNC, BACKSTREET BOYS, CIARA, TIM MCGRAW, BRITNEY SPEARS, JORDAN KNIGHT, MARKY MARK, AL GREENE, DMX, GLORIA ESTEFAN, BLUE, ATOMIC KITTEN, ROUGH COPY, SAM CALLAHAN.
TV CREDITS INCLUDE:
THE GRAMMYS, THE AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS, MTV MUSIC AWARDS, MTV VIDEO AWARDS, MTV MOVIE AWARDS, ROCKIN IN RIO. NICKELEDEON TEEN CHOICE AWARDS, SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, DAVID LETTERMAN SHOW, JAY LENO, TOP OF THE POPS, ITV GIRLS ALOUD XMAS MANIA, YOUR A STAR, THE BRITS.
Troy Antunes has been a part of the music Industry for over 30 years.
He has been blessed with the unique opportunity to have worked with recent music history’s most successful artists, as Musical Director, Producer, Musician and Vocal and Performance Coach.
In his time with each one of these artists, he has witnessed the amount of blood, sweat and tears put in by the artists themselves and by the team that surrounds them.
Having performed in front of audiences as large as 400,000 people such as his performance in Canada for the S.A.R.S. benefit concert Troy is no stranger to the stage or the camera. He has done countless US TV Shows ranging from David Letterman to Pay Per View & HBO Live performances.
Troy’s good friend and employer Justin Timberlake nicknamed him the “FunkySilohuette” Having worked with each other since late 90’s JT has just one thing to say to FS before any performance “Just do what you Do Man. The camera loves you”.
Troy believes in giving as much of himself as he can while always being mindful of the fact that he is not the star but a great person for support.
As a producer Troy aka “HighSkool Skinny” can deliver any genre of music and works internationally. With a passion for Rock Music Troy has had his works successfully released both in the UK and in Europe.
In a business where there is a lot of insecurity there is one thing you can always count on…. 110% of Troy!!
TROY ANTUNES IS PROUD TO ENDORSE:
EDEN ELECTRONICS, EVE AUDIO, MARSHALL AMPLIFICATION, SE ELECTRONICS,
ERNIE BALL, WARM AUDIO.
Miss Vivianna is the main writer and lyricist at FunkyViva with credits dating back 10 years. Alongside FS these two make an unstoppable team.
She has been fortunate enough to have travelled the world which is reflected in the different musical influences she incorporates whilst writing. Having been a performer herself lends to the dynamics in her song writing and her vocal coaching whilst in the studio.
Her aim is to develop high quality artist both as singer/songwriters and performers and to put out high quality records so to challenge the US acts that dominate the industry.
Miss V is Classically Trained and a competent Flute and Saxophone Player. She possesses the power of languages and is fluent in Italian, Spanish and French. Miss V has worked with a number of oversees artist even those whose languages she cant speak featuring on both a Turkish and Arabic album in their native tongues.
Her intense musical family background has had her grown up listening to the world's greatest operas.
Her corporate background see's her specializing in artist development, management, PR, sponsorship and branding.
She has developed independent projects funded by corporate sponsorship which have toured on an arena scale with artist such as The Saturdays, JLS and Little Mix.
Miss Vivianna has credits including clients such as MTV, The MOBO's and OK Magazine.
The FVP studios provide a relaxed and comfortable environment for all your recording needs. This fully equipped studio in the heart of Hornsey runs Logic, Digital Performer and Pro tools and is endorsed by Eve Audio and SE Electronics.
The FVP studios offer a very comfortable environment for all purposes whether recording vocals for chart topping acts or hosting writing sessions for Grammy award winning writers to helping new artists realize their musical ideas.
The FVP studio has a live room which fits a full size drum kit.
FVP STUDIOS OFFERS:
Day rates with expert engineers.
Music Production for original compositions.
PRICES ON REQUEST:
Past Clients Include:
Atomic Kitten, Rough Copy, Blue, Sam Callahan, Michelle Heaton, Loick Essien, The Beatfreakz.
As a vocalist himself with a passion for singing Troy enjoys vocal production and the teaching aspect of his work. “ If I can get someone to leave my lesson having discovered one new ability to their voice, I feel that I have accomplished the task given onto me”.
Troy was the vocal and performance coach on Louis Walsh’s Irish version of X Factor “You’re A Star” which aired on RTE to an audience of 8 million viewers. With his vast industry knowledge after 2 shows Troy was then invited to join the panel of judges including Keith Duffy of Boy Zone as a guest.
FVP specialize in vocal production and a lot of time and effort goes into arranging backing vocals and getting a performance just right with those that they work with.
Vocal Assessment : £100 + vat
1 hour Private Session : £75 + vat
1 hour Group Session : £110 + vat
Block of 10 1 hour Sessions paid in advance : £650+vat
For Master Classes or Choirs Please enquire.
Having toured as an MD and professional musician for over 20 years gracing the biggest stages and working with acts such as Justin Timberlake and Ciara Troy’s ability to create, program, rehearse and direct a show is unprecedented.
His experiences range from creating and programming shows on an arena level for playback to scoring, rehearsing and directing live bands.
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With their combined extensive knowledge and contacts within the industry on a global scale and the ability to select, create, A&R, market and find sponsorship for their acts FunkyViva have all the necessary skills to see a project though from start to finish.
Having already proved that they can play with the big fish, FVP have managed acts who have supported The Saturdays, JLS and Little Mix amongst others. These projects were independently funded by corporate sponsorship.
FVP also negotiated a merchandise deal for one of their up and coming groups which materialised into a limited edition Lip Gloss range.
With their ethos being "Wherever There's Music There's us" and as the world of Music and Film often collide, FVP have extended their books representing not only musical acts but actors and actresses too.
The aim of FVP is to manage artist/bands/actors who have the talent to eventually become successful on their own, but who are able to do it more quickly as a result of investment and bespoke development.
FVP currently manage girl band Stooshe and eurasian / australian actor Axel Nu.
FVP offers a private and confidential consultancy service to artists, managers and musicians.
FVP recognize the importance of creating new revenue opportunities especially but not limited to the music industry today.
They specialize in seeking out key opportunities and develop sponsorship and branding campaigns that see's talent paired up with suitable brands.
FVP aim to create partnerships that benefit both talent and brand and look to develop lasting and profitable relationships through successful business ventures.
Having brokered deals for both known and unknown talent FVP secured a limited edition Lip Gloss range with Miners Cosmetics for mixed pop group NVS. This partnership saw the group tour with JLS on the Greatest Hits Goodbye tour end of 2013 and the Little Mix Salute tour in June 2014, with the product available on the merchandise stands aswell as online.
This product proved to be one of the Top 10 sellers for Miners Cosmetics in 2013 even though it was only released for sale on December 1st.
FVP also secured an in store promotion with fashion brand Blue Inc which saw the group advertised in over 550 stores nationwide across the UK and Ireland.
FVP specialize in not only pairing up talent with brands but also connecting brands with high profile events.
Having worked on the MTV EMA's in both 2012 & 2013 this year sees FVP returning for its third year securing brand partnerships, bar partnerships and VIP gifting.
Working closely with premier brands all year round FVP also create bespoke events and gifting suites for brands to showcase upcoming campaigns and to make personally relationships with invited press and celebrities.
MTV EMA's, THE MOBOS, OK! MAGAZINE, POPFEST, MARK RONSON "OTHERS BALL", "I AM +" by WILL I AM LAUNCH
PATRON, MONSTER HEADPHONES, CLAIRES ACCESSORIES, MINERS COSMETICS, BLUE INC, FAKEBAKE, REVLON LASHES, NAILENE, BATISTE, TRESPASS, BAYLIS & HARDING, LACOSTE EYEWEAR, CLOUD 9, SE ELECTRONICS, RIGHTEOUS LONDON, RUBY ROCKS.
FVP Offers a full 360 Tour Management and Security Service through our sister company Security Medics Limited.
Security Medics is a Risk Management and Specialist Service Company that delivers a niche service providing clients with a complete sense of security.
All Tour Managers are trained Close Protection Officers and hold current advance driving and medical qualifications. This guarantees the clients a full sense of security when on the road.
Our Director of Security & Tour Services Big Dave has over 10 years experience working in this specialist field looking after acts from around the globe from PA’s to Arena tours.
Security Medics Limited works together with the Professional Bodyguard Association to analyse and define the client’s security needs and from this analysis they develop and implement customised packages aimed at achieving identified goals. This could be specific security provisioning or training. In doing so they provide the ability to bring increased value to our client’s security portfolio by offering internationally recognised qualifications under the management of the Professional Bodyguard Association.