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BMI and Society of Composers & Lyricists at The Art and Business of Songwriting Panel

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From News, posted 9.30.14. The intersection of art and commerce was highlighted at a panel discussion presented by Broadcast Music, Inc. and the Society of Composers & Lyricists on The Art and Business of Songwriting on September 15, 2014, at The Village, West Hollywood, California. Panelists included Paramount Pictures’ Director, Music Clearance, Mary Jo… Read more...


BMI Sponsors Panel at the 2014 IFP Filmmaker Conference in New York

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From News, posted 9.23.14. The musical soundtrack of a documentary film is its emotional touchpoint, helping engage the audience by enhancing the experience the filmmaker is presenting. During the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) conference on Monday, September 15, at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center in New York, BMI presented the panel, “Striking… Read more...


BMI Screens ‘Frontera Camino Al Infierno’ Featuring Singer-Songwriter Humberto Plancarte

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From News, posted 9.23.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) hosted a private screening of the film Frontera Camino Al Infierno to celebrate singer-songwriter Humberto Plancarte’s leading role on August 23 at the BMI LA office. The film’s director, Vicky Contreras, and cast members Esteban Franco and Hector Soberon were also in attendance. The screening was… Read more...


BMI Marks the Passing of Bob Crewe

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From News, posted 9.16.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. joins the world in grieving the loss of multifaceted songwriter-producer, Bob Crewe, who passed away on Thursday, September 11, 2014, in Scarborough, Maine. He was 82 years old. Crewe was famously known for creating the sound behind the worldwide sensation, the Four Seasons, penning a string of hits… Read more...


Sir Tim Rice to be Honored as BMI Icon at 2014 BMI London Awards

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From News, posted 9.11.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. has announced that it will name internationally-celebrated lyricist Sir Tim Rice a BMI Icon at the Company’s 2014 BMI London Awards to be held October 13 at London’s Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane. The BMI Icon designation is given to songwriters who have had “a unique and indelible… Read more...


BMI Continues Support of the Sundance Institute’s Film Music Program

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From News, posted 8.28.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. was proud to once again to show its support of the Sundance Institute’s Film Music Program. Sundance Institute collaborated for the second year with Skywalker Sound to host the Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Labs at Skywalker Sound. Its first 2014 session of the Lab began… Read more...


10 Questions With Nathan Barr

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From MusicWorld, posted 8.28.14. Nate Barr’s music does much more than nudge nerves or cause one’s hair to stand on end. The first composer in Emmy history to be nominated twice in a year’s Main Title category, for The Americans and Hemlock Grove, Barr’s scores don’t just electrify the air of some of television’s… Read more...


BMI and Society of Composers & Lyricists Celebrate Emmy Nominees

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From News, posted 8.25.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. attended the Society of Composers & Lyricists’ (SCL) Emmy nominee reception on August 14, 2014, at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in North Hollywood, California, to celebrate the BMI composers nominated for a 2014 Emmy in several Outstanding Music categories. Attendees included composers Ramin Djawadi (The Mountain… Read more...


BMI Participates in the Vermont College of Fine Arts Music Composition Program

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From News, posted 8.20.14. BMI Vice President, Film/TV Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross, and prolific composer George S. Clinton (whose work includes musical scoring for Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee, A Dirty Shame, Red Shoe Diaries, The Tooth Fairy, Mortal Kombat, Salvation Boulevard and the Austin Powers film franchise) engaged in discussions with students of… Read more...


BMI Sponsors Fifth Annual Golf Tournament in Los Angeles Benefiting Education Through Music

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From News, posted 8.20.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. sponsored its fifth annual golf tournament at the Braemar Country Club in Tarzana, California, in support of Education Through Music – Los Angeles (ETM–LA), an independent 501(c)(3) organization that partners with inner-city schools with the mission to provide and promote music in disadvantaged schools. The event, held… Read more...