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A Conversation With ‘Still Alice’ Composer Ilan Eshkeri

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From News, posted 12.16.14. The reviews alone about Ilan Eshkeri’s music in Still Alice, a new heartbreaking drama starring Julianne Moore, make a compelling argument to see the movie. Critic comments such as, “Eshkeri wisely keeps the music from manipulating the emotions on screen (sometimes removing the music all together), allowing the characters to… Read more...


BMI Congratulates 2015 Golden Globe Nominees

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From News, posted 12.16.14. Award season nomination announcements continue to honor Broadcast Music, Inc. songwriters and composers, who are among the impressive group of nominees for the 2015 Golden Globes. The winners will be announced during a televised broadcast January 11, 2015, on NBC, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. BMI writers and… Read more...


BMI Sponsors Ninth Annual Education Through Music - Honors Richard Sherman

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From News, posted 12.11.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. proudly sponsored the ninth annual Education Through Music – Los Angeles (ETM–LA) benefit gala on Sunday, December 7, 2014, at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. For this year’s event, one of the recipients of The Shining Star Award (given in honor of individuals… Read more...


Award-Winning Composers Alan Menken and Christopher Lennertz Co-Score ABC’s ‘Galavant’

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From News, posted 12.11.14. BMI Assistant Vice President, Film/TV Relations, Ray Yee, was recently on hand at Warner Bros. Studios Eastwood Stage during composers Christopher Lennertz and Alan Menken’s scoring session for ABC’s Galavant. The medieval comedy, written and executive produced by Dan Fogelman, will premiere on January 4, 2015. Also in attendance were… Read more...


BMI Hosts Virtual Orchestration Seminar

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From News, posted 12.08.14. Recreating the sound of a symphony orchestra using only a sequencer and orchestral sample libraries presents a great challenge to the contemporary composer and digital musician. BMI Film/TV composer and instructor for UCLA Extension’s Film Scoring Program, Fletcher Beasley, presented an evening of insights designed to help working composers improve… Read more...


BMI Sponsors Charity Event Honoring Composer Richard Sherman

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From News, posted 12.03.14. As part of its efforts in supporting musical education, BMI will sponsor the ninth annual Education Through Music – Los Angeles (ETM–LA) benefit gala on Sunday, December 7, 2014, at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. For this year’s event, one of the recipients of The Shining… Read more...


David Newman Concludes American Youth Symphony’s Danny Elfman Project

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From News, posted 12.01.14. BMI continued its sponsorship of the American Youth Symphony’s (AYS) concert series, Imagination: The Elfman Project III, a three-year initiative that began in 2012 with the intent to explore and celebrate the film music of iconic BMI composer Danny Elfman, through a panel discussion followed by a concert… Read more...


BMI Day at Berklee College of Music

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From News, posted 12.01.14. Composer Emily Joseph received the 2014 BMI Film Scoring Scholarship during BMI Day at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Mass. The BMI Film Scoring Scholarship is a yearly tuition scholarship awarded on the basis of compositional maturity and talent, as well as financial need. Each year, the scholarship… Read more...


BMI Sponsors ‘Composing for the Screen’ Workshop

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From News, posted 11.25.14. As part of championing composers’ career development and highlighting the art and importance of writing music for film, Broadcast Music, Inc. continued its support of the 2014 “Composing for the Screen,” a film scoring mentorship program directed by renowned BMI composer Rick Baitz. This New York City-based program provided the… Read more...


Alexandre Desplat Discusses Scoring ‘The Imitation Game’

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From News, posted 11.21.14. Film music maestro Alexandre Desplat is one of the world’s most in-demand composers. This year has proven to be remarkable, even for someone so prolific: he received an Oscar nomination for scoring Philomena, then followed that success with Godzilla, The Monuments Men, The Grand Budapest Hotel and Unbroken (opening on… Read more...