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BMI Composers Enhance Diverse Storytelling at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival

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From News, posted 5.06.21. BMI is exceptionally proud of its many talented composers who have their music featured in projects at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. Celebrating its twentieth anniversary starting Wednesday, June 9, and running until Sunday, June 20, the 2021 festival mixes both live events and an immersive virtual experience. We are… Read more...


BMI Congratulates G.A.N.G. Award Winners Bekuh BOOM and Sebastien Najand

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From News, posted 4.29.21. The votes are in for the winners of the 19th annual Game Audio Network Guild Awards, with BMI composers Rebecca Rose Johnson (aka Bekuh BOOM) and Sebastien Najand taking top prize in the Best Original Song category for League of Legends by Riot Games. The award recognizes the talented duo… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2021 Oscar Winners

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From News, posted 4.26.21. Congratulations go out to our outstanding composer Atticus Ross and equally stellar songwriters H.E.R., Dernst Emile II and Tiara Thomas, who last night took the crowns for Best Original Score and Best Original Song, respectively, at the 93rd annual Academy Awards. Ross, who won for his work in the highly… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Annie Award Winners Kevin Kiner and Atticus Ross

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From News, posted 4.21.21. BMI proudly congratulates this year’s Best Music – TV/Media and Best Music – Feature Annie Award winners, Kevin Kiner and Atticus Ross. Kiner’s trophy comes for his work on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, “Victory and Death,” while Ross takes the winner’s lap for Soul. Congratulations to both on jobs… Read more...


BMI Composers Chris Lennertz and Dara Taylor Share Career Insights at USC

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From News, posted 4.16.21. The University of Southern California hosted a unique discussion on Wednesday, April 14 featuring BMI composers Chris Lennertz and Dara Taylor, who spoke about their experiences in the film/TV and visual media industry. Lennertz, a graduate of USC, talked about his journey in the business over the last 25 years,… Read more...


BMI Congratulates 2021 Guild of Music Supervisors Award Winners

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From News, posted 4.13.21. The Guild of Music Supervisors has again this year recognized outstanding achievement in the craft of music supervision in film, television, documentaries, games, advertising and trailers. The awards ceremony, held virtually Sunday, also included several music creators honored with Best Song written for film and TV. For film, BMI songwriter… Read more...


BMI Congratulates BAFTA Winner Atticus Ross

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From News, posted 4.12.21. In addition to his Golden Globe win and Oscar nod this year, BMI composer Atticus Ross has garnered yet another Original Score award for his work on the film Soul. This time it’s from the British Academy of Film & Television Arts, which also awarded Soul the top animated film.… Read more...


BMI Celebrates the Next Class of AWFC Board Members

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From News, posted 4.06.21. BMI would like to congratulate and thank our stellar female composers for their tireless work within the Alliance for Women Film Composers. Founded in 2014 by BMI composers Laura Karpman, Miriam Cutler, and Lolita Ritmanis, along with Chandler Poling of White Bear PR, the AWFC strives to raise visibility and… Read more...


BMI Composers Share What’s Unique About SXSW Film Scores

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From News, posted 3.26.21. BMI has long been a partner of SXSW to bring the best in music to the renowned festival each year, and 2021 was no exception. In addition to the BMI singer-songwriters who participated during the online event, many BMI composers lent their musical expertise to the films that were spotlighted.… Read more...


Composer Jermaine Stegall on Scoring “Coming 2 America” During Pandemic

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From News, posted 3.19.21. The year 2020 was challenging for many artists. During this unprecedented time, composer and conductor Jermaine Stegall navigated scoring one of the most highly anticipated movies of the year, Craig Brewer’s Coming 2 America, the sequel to the 1988 hit film, Coming to America. Beyond that, Stegall also scored projects… Read more...