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Oscar-Winning Composer Alexandre Desplat Honored as BMI Icon at 2015 Film/TV Awards

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From News, posted 5.14.15 Broadcast Music, Inc. named Alexandre Desplat a BMI Icon at the Company‚Äôs annual Film/TV Awards last night at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. The award is bestowed upon composers who have made significant contributions to the realm of film and television music. The invitation-only ceremony also saluted… 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...


Cliff Martinez and Top Composers Honored at the 2013 BMI Film & TV Awards

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From News, posted 5.16.13 Broadcast Music, Inc. saluted the composers of music featured in the past year’s top-grossing films, top-rated primetime network television series and highest-ranking cable network programs at its annual Film & TV Awards, which took place at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, on May 15, 2013. Renowned composer… Read more...


Rolfe Kent Receives Richard Kirk Award at BMI Film & TV Awards

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From News, posted 5.17.12 Global music rights leader Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) held its annual Film/TV Awards tonight at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. The ceremony saluted the composers of music featured in the past year’s top-grossing films, top-rated primetime network television series, and highest-ranking cable network programs. Rolfe Kent… Read more...


Composer Rolfe Kent to Receive Richard Kirk Award at BMI Film & Television Awards

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From News, posted 4.11.12 BMI will present the Richard Kirk Award for outstanding career achievement to prolific composer Rolfe Kent at the organization’s 2012 Film & Television Awards. Held Wednesday, May 16 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, the private event also honors the composers of the past year’s top-grossing films, top-rated… Read more...


David Arnold, Composing Culture

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.19.11 From the Grammy-winning heroics of Independence Day to the pulse-pounding excitement of the last five James Bond films, the music of English composer David Arnold has helped to propel moviegoers into the 21st century with panache. Arnold – this year’s recipient of BMI’s Richard Kirk Award for career achievement –… Read more...


David Arnold Receives Richard Kirk Award at BMI Film & TV Awards

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From News, posted 5.19.11 BMI staged its annual Film/TV Awards tonight at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. During the invitation-only gala, BMI celebrated the composers of music featured in the past year’s top-grossing films, top-rated prime-time network television series, and highest-ranking cable network programs. Hosted by BMI President & CEO Del Bryant… Read more...


Composer David Arnold to Receive Richard Kirk Award at BMI Film & Television Awards

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From News, posted 4.18.11 Ceremony Slated for May 18 in Los Angeles BMI will present its Richard Kirk Award for outstanding career achievement to David Arnold at the annual BMI Film & Television Awards, slated for Wednesday, May 18 in Los Angeles. Staged at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, the black-tie, invitation-only dinner will salute… Read more...


Legendary Composer John Barry Dies

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From News, posted 2.01.11 Iconic composer John Barry died Sunday in New York. He was 77 years old. Barry created lush scores for 11 James Bond films, including “From Russia With Love” and “Goldfinger.” His instinct shaped culture and re-imagined the scope of cinematic sounds. The moody musical atmospheres of “Born Free,” “Dances With… Read more...


BMI Composers Sweep World Soundtrack Awards

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From News, posted 10.27.10 BMI composers swept the 10th Annual World Soundtrack Awards, held Saturday, October 23 as the celebratory conclusion of the 37th Ghent International Film Festival. Alexandre Desplat (SACEM) earned the Film Composer of the Year crown thanks to his sublime work on films including Julie & Julia, The Ghost Writer, The… Read more...


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