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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...


A.R. Rahman’s Life and Career Featured in Film at Indian Film Festival L.A.

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.23.15. The life of multi-award winning BMI composer A.R. Rahman, who brought the world the music to the box office smash Slumdog Millionaire, among many other films, will himself be featured in the film Jai Ho at this year’s Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA). Described as the world’s most… Read more...


BMI Hosts Annual Film/TV Dinner at 2015 SXSW

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From News, posted 3.16.15. BMI kicked off its SXSW 2015 schedule with a dinner party for composers and other key members of the film/tv industry in Austin. A who’s who of indie filmmakers filled Cantina Laredo to mingle with many of contemporary film music’s most in-demand composers. // Read more...