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Award-Winning BMI Composer Jeff Beal Talks About His Emmy-Nominated Music for Jesse Stone

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From News, posted 8.26.16. Emmy-winning BMI composer Jeff Beal, who has scored the Jesse Stone film series since it began in 2005, has created a signature score over the years as the lead character, played by Tom Selleck, and his world have evolved. His newest musical installment, for Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise, has… Read more...


Women Who Score Win Over the Crowd at Los Angeles Concert

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From News, posted 8.25.16. The Alliance for Women Film Composers, in association with The Film Music Society and White Bear Public Relations, featured more than 20 female composers, many of whom BMI proudly claims as members, at “The Women Who Score: Soundtracks Live” concert on Friday, August 19, as part of Downtown Los Angeles’… Read more...


BMI Composer Ramin Djwadi Announces ‘Game of Thrones’ Live Concert Experience

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From News, posted 8.11.16. The Hollywood Palladium in LA was the place to be on August 8 for fans of HBO’s hit Game of Thrones. The announcement of the show’s live concert series and performance featuring the music of Ramin Djwadi, who wrote the score, thoroughly captivated the enthusiastic audience after Isaac Hempstead Wright,… Read more...


Hollywood Chamber Orchestra Co-Founded By Mark Robertson Features Work of Many BMI Composers

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From News, posted 8.05.16. Just one year after their first concert at the prestigious Colburn School in Los Angeles, the Hollywood Chamber Orchestra has recorded music for many luminaries including BMI composers Jeremy Zuckerman, Alison Plante, and Pete Seibert. They have also accompanied soloists Andrew Bain, performed the Star Trek: Ultimate Voyage concerts at… Read more...


The Film, TV and Video Game Music of Women Composers Celebrated at Free Concert in LA

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From News, posted 8.04.16. Where would iconic movies such as Star Wars, Avatar, The Godfather, or Gone with the Wind be without music? Would Downton Abbey, Dexter, or House of Cards be the same and have audiences glued to their TVs without music? Would gamers immerse into Final Fantasy or Legend of Zelda if… Read more...


BMI and ASCAP Announce New Standardized Cue Sheet Template Powered by RapidCue®

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From News, posted 7.28.16. Building on the success of our joint venture, RapidCue®, BMI and ASCAP are excited to announce the co-development of a new standardized cue sheet template that will allow both organizations to more quickly process music usage data from the film and television composers, songwriters and publishers each represents.… Read more...


BMI Brings Superhero Composers to Comic-Con

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From News, posted 7.28.16. BMI and White Bear PR highlighted some of the music from DC and Marvel’s most anticipated film and TV shows at Comic-Con on Friday, July 22, in San Diego. The duo’s panel entitled “I Love That Song! Composing, Scoring, and Singing Superhero Style,” brought together an all-star line-up of renowned… Read more...


BMI Supports Conductor Lucas Richman at Hollywood Chamber Orchestra Performance

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From News, posted 7.26.16. BMI Assistant Vice President, Film/TV Relations, Ray Yee, was in attendance at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood on Saturday, July 23, when the Hollywood Chamber Orchestra, led by BMI conductor Lucas Richmond, featured one of the world’s great violinists, Sarah Chang. In addition to “The Four Seasons” violin concerti and… Read more...


Learning the Ropes With J.R. Rotem

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.21.16. Writer-producer J.R. Rotem is having another great year, with a BMI Pop Award for Fall Out Boy’s “Centuries” in May and an incredible 10 tracks on Gwen Stefani’s No. 1 album This Is What the Truth Feels Like. But even though the South African-born, Bay Area-raised phenom can claim a… Read more...


BMI Welcomes Composer Alison Plante and Her Exciting New Additions to Berklee’s Curriculum

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From News, posted 7.18.16. BMI is proud to welcome composer Alison Plante as a new member of BMI. Plante, whose work includes documentaries for PBS, the History Channel and the Annenberg Channel, as well as independent films, national television spots, museum installations, and live theater, just became chair of the film scoring department at… Read more...