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Terence Blanchard Honored as a BMI Icon at BMI’s 2019 Film, TV & Visual Media Awards

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From News, posted 5.16.19. BMI proudly held its 35th annual Film, TV & Visual Media Awards last night to celebrate the top performing composers in film, TV and visual media of the past year. The highest honors of the evening went to film composer and multiple award-winning jazz musician, Terence Blanchard, who was named… Read more...


BMI Composer Adam Schoenberg’s “Orchard in Fog” is Clearly Enjoyed By Audiences

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From News, posted 5.06.19. As one of the most performed living classical composers, Adam Schoenberg is no stranger to approving audiences, and this certainly held true over the weekend in Los Angeles. His concerto for violin and orchestra, Orchard in Fog, was clearly evidence of the BMI composer’s deserved stature. Written specifically for renowned… Read more...


Nathan Barr Reveals His Part in Composers Reimagining Classic Silent Films

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From News, posted 4.24.19. On May 3 and 4, BMI will sponsor three unique events for movie-goers when several film, TV and visual media composers will unveil their new scores to classic silent films in “Silent Films Live 2.” The live-to-picture events will take place at Bandrika Studios in Los Angeles, a space custom-built… Read more...


Lost in Space Composer Chris Lennertz Shows Off His Songwriter Skills in Animated Musical UglyDolls

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From News, posted 4.18.19. The vocal credits on the songs written by award-winning BMI composer Christopher Lennertz, along with Glenn Slater, for the new animated musical UglyDolls reads like a who’s who in music today. From Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas and Janelle Monáe, to Bebe Rexha, Blake Shelton, Pitbull, and more, the… Read more...


From Rocker to Film & TV Composer, Fil Eisler’s Sights Are Now on the Concert Stage

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From News, posted 4.18.19. Fil Eisler credits his early years as a rock guitarist with giving him a background in producing records, which he says has been essential in his career as a film composer. But it wasn’t just anybody’s records the multi-talented Eisler cut his teeth on. As a co-writer on Robbie Williams’… Read more...


BMI Awards Jerry Goldsmith Film Scoring Scholarship to UCLA Extension Student Antoni Mairata March

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From News, posted 4.15.19. BMI Vice President, Creative, Film, TV & Visual Media Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross, along with UCLA Extension Program Director Pascale Cohen-Olivar, proudly presented composer Mairata March with this year’s prestigious BMI/Jerry Goldsmith Film Scoring Scholarship. Named in honor of the late Oscar and Emmy Award-winning film and television composer, the BMI/Jerry… Read more...


BMI Sponsors Beal Institute and Offers Film/TV and Visual Media Students LA Workshops

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From News, posted 4.11.19. BMI’s Los Angeles office hosted several students from the Eastman School of Music as part of the Company’s sponsorship of the school’s Beal Institute for Film Music and Contemporary Media. The institute was generously endowed by alumni award-winning BMI composer Jeff Beal (House of Cards, Blackfish, The Queen of Versailles,… Read more...


BMI Composers Featured at Intimate K17 Concert

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From News, posted 4.05.19. K17, in collaboration with Sundance Institute’s Film Music Program, presented a uniquely intimate concert on March 30 that included world premieres and original works by BMI composers Harry Gregson-Williams (Gone, Baby Gone), George S. Clinton (Osmosis), Peter Golub (The 8 Miniatures – world premiere), Anna Drubich (LUV – world premiere),… Read more...


Composers Ronit Kirchman, Will Bates and the Newton Brothers Talk Suspenseful Thrillers at WonderCon

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From News, posted 4.03.19. BMI and White Bear PR teamed up to bring the Spine-Tingling Suspense: Music from Thrillers and Drama panel at WonderCon 2019. The panel featured renowned composers Ronit Kirchman (The Sinner, Zen and the Art of Dying), Will Bates (The Magicians, Imperium, Nightflyers), and Andy Grush and Taylor Newton Stewart, known… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2019 Daytime Emmy Award Nominees

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From News, posted 4.01.19. Once again, BMI is incredibly proud to congratulate its affiliates recognized for their work by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences as nominees for Daytime Emmy Awards. These prestigious accolades will be bestowed at the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Gala on Friday, May 3, 2019 and at… Read more...