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BMI and NYU Present Music in Advertising Workshop

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From News, posted 8.03.15. Broadcast Music, Inc., in partnership with NYU Steinhardt, presented its annual NYU/BMI Music in Advertising Workshop, an intensive three-day seminar dedicated to the business and techniques of composing and producing music for advertising and corporate branding. Held July 24-26 at New York University in Greenwich Village, the workshop… Read more...


BMI Supports Sundance Institute’s Film Music Program

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From News, posted 7.31.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. was proud to once again show its support of the Sundance Institute’s Film Music Program, which collaborated for the third year with Skywalker Sound to present the first 2015 session of the Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Labs at Skywalker Sound. The Labs provided a unique… Read more...


BMI Composers Rock Comic-Con 2015

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From News, posted 7.27.15. BMI and its affiliates made a compelling case for music in every medium during this year’s Comic-Con, with featured composers talking about their music to the sold-out crowd of interested fans at a number of unique panels. First up was “Behind the Music – Crime, Death and Resurrection,” sponsored by… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2015 Emmy Nominees

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From News, posted 7.17.15. The 67th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Award nominations were announced yesterday with nods going to several BMI composers including multiple nominees Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Abel Korzeniowski, and Jeff and Mychael Danna. The highly anticipated annual ceremony will be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on September… Read more...


‘The Character of Music: Classic Horror Special Edition’ Strikes a Chord at Comic-Con

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From News, posted 7.14.15. Saturday, July 11, was a spooky day for the audience at BMI and Krakower Poling PR’s annual ‘The Character of Music: Classic Horror Special Edition’ panel at Comic-Con International, held at the San Diego Convention Center. Co-moderated by BMI’s Anne Cecere and Krakower Poling PR’s Chandler Poling, the discussion on… Read more...


BMI Continues Its Support of Tecnológico de Monterrey’s Music Production Program

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From News, posted 7.14.15. Students in the Music Production Program of Mexico’s esteemed university, Tec de Monterrey, recently visited BMI’s LA office as part of their study abroad curriculum in Los Angeles. Showing the Company’s support of the program, which is led by Chilitos Valenzuela of AudioGraph International, were BMI’s Vice President, Latin Writer/Publisher… Read more...


BMI Brings Sync THIS! to LA – Coming Again Soon to Nashville!

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From News, posted 7.08.15. Sync THIS! - an exclusive invitation-only event that originated out of BMI’s Nashville office three years ago, recently completed its first Los Angeles edition, put together by BMI, Capitol CMG and Secret Road. With the aim of securing placements and building relationships for BMI affiliates, the forum connects top music… Read more...


A Conversation With Michael Penn

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From News, posted 7.08.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. composer Michael Penn is a busy man, composing for two of cable TV’s biggest hits, Showtime’s Masters of Sex and HBO’s Girls, creating emotional music that pulls viewers further into the action of these revolutionary series. Before breaking into composing, Penn was a dedicated singer-songwriter, snagging an… Read more...


BMI Composer Alan Silvestri’s Music Goes Back to the Future

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From News, posted 7.07.15. The Hollywood Bowl took on a magical glow on June 30 as award-winning composer Alan Silvestri watched David Newman, another award-winning BMI composer, conduct in real time the music he wrote for the blockbuster hit Back to the Future, as the film was shown (without its recorded musical track) across… Read more...


Award-winning BMI Composer Vivek Maddala Discusses Powerful New Documentary

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From News, posted 7.06.15. On May 14, the Society of Composers & Lyricists featured a special screening of the groundbreaking documentary, American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs, with music composed by award-winning BMI composer Vivek Maddala. The film focuses on Grace Lee Boggs, a 98-year-old Chinese American writer, activist, and philosopher living… Read more...