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Oscar-Winning Composer Alexandre Desplat Honored as BMI Icon at 2015 Film/TV Awards

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From News, posted 5.14.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. named Alexandre Desplat a BMI Icon at the Company’s annual Film/TV Awards last night at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. The award is bestowed upon composers who have made significant contributions to the realm of film and television music. The invitation-only ceremony also saluted… Read more...


Composer Bobby Lopez and Lyricist Kristen Anderson-Lopez ‘Let it Go’

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From News, posted 4.30.15. The married couple and mega-talented songwriting team, who met at the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop in 1998, discuss the making of their Oscar- and GRAMMY-winning blockbuster song “Let It Go” from the hit film Frozen in this exclusive video. They also offer their expert advice on writing and… Read more...


BMI’s ‘Drawing Notes: Inside the Music of Animation’ Draws a Crowd at WonderCon 2015

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From News, posted 4.20.15. BMI’s Director, Film/TV Relations Anne Cecere proudly represented BMI by co-moderating with President of Krakower Poling PR, Chandler Poling, an in-depth panel entitled “Drawing Notes: Inside the Music of Animation” on April 3, 2015, during WonderCon. Held at the Anaheim Convention Center, the panel featured Yu-Gi-Oh and Sonic X composer… Read more...


BMI Supports Film Composer of ‘Love Finds You in Charm’

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From News, posted 4.20.15. BMI’s Director, Film/TV Relations Anne Cecere recently attended a private screening of the film Love Finds You in Charm in support of the film’s composer, Jamie Christopherson. Based on the book by bestselling author Annalisa Daughety, Christopherson impressively recorded a 50-piece orchestra to accompany the story, which is a follow-up… Read more...


10 Questions With Tyler Bates

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.20.15. Having crafted shadowy soundscapes for more than 60 feature films, multiple video games and countless episodes of TV, BMI composer Tyler Bates continues to develop his artistry and take on new challenges. 2014 found Bates expanding his compositional canvas, scoring action blockbusters John Wick and Guardians of the Galaxy, among… Read more...


Oscar-Winning Composer Alexandre Desplat to be Honored as BMI Icon at 2015 BMI Film & TV Awards

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From News, posted 4.15.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. will present the BMI Icon Award for outstanding career achievement to prolific composer Alexandre Desplat at the 2015 BMI Film & Television Awards, slated for May 13, 2015, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. The Icon Award is given to composers who have made… Read more...


BMI Composers and Lyricists Honored With Daytime Emmy Award Nominations

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From News, posted 4.03.15. BMI congratulates its composers and lyricists whose accomplishments in television were recognized with this year’s announcement of the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Award nominations. The talented group received nods in categories including Outstanding Music Direction and Composition for a Drama Series as well as Outstanding Original Song – non-drama, for… Read more...


BMI Shows Support for its Composers at SXSW Film Festival

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From News, posted 3.31.15. BMI’s Director, Film/TV Relations Anne Cecere proudly supported several BMI composers whose work was featured during the SXSW Film Festival in Austin, TX, March 13-21, 2015. The works added compelling soundtracks to a wide range of film and TV shows from murder mysteries to the life stories of popular music… Read more...


BMI to Host Panel on Music in Animation at WonderCon

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From News, posted 3.30.15. Yu-Gi-Oh and Sonic X composer Joel Douek will join Lolita Ritmanis, Michael McCuistion and Kristopher Carter, composers of Justice League and Avengers Assemble, to discuss their work during an in-depth panel entitled “Drawing Notes: Inside the Music of Animation” on April 3, 2015, during WonderCon. Moderated by BMI’s Director, Film/TV… Read more...


2015 BMI/Jerry Goldsmith Film Scoring Scholarship Awarded to UCLA Extension Student Martin Ulikhany

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From News, posted 3.30.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. Vice President, Film/TV Relations Doreen Ringer-Ross and Pascale Cohen-Olivar, Program Director, UCLA Extension, have announced that Martin Ulikhanyan has been awarded the 2015 BMI/Jerry Goldsmith Film Scoring Scholarship. The scholarship is an annual award that is presented to a UCLA Extension student in the school’s Film Scoring… Read more...