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BMI Helps USC Students Learn the Art of Scoring

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From News, posted 4.20.18. Students in the University of Southern California’s Scoring for Motion Picture and Television program were again this year mentored by BMI composer Christopher Lennertz, BMI Vice President Creative – Film, TV & Visual Media Doreen Ringer-Ross and Assistant Vice President Ray Yee, who were guest speakers during a recent class.… Read more...


BMI Honors Legendary Composer Mike Post at 70th Annual NAB Dinner in Las Vegas

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From News, posted 4.13.18. BMI proudly celebrated preeminent television composer Mike Post at the 70th annual BMI/NAB Dinner held earlier this week at the Wynn Encore in Las Vegas. Post was honored with the BMI Board of Directors Award for his incomparable contributions to the world of television music as a composer, musician, arranger… Read more...


Talking Emmys With Kevin Kliesch, Vivek Maddala and Tony Morales

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.12.18. Kevin Kliesch, Vivek Maddala and Tony Morales have more in common than just being composers that BMI is proud to represent. They’re all nominated for Creative Arts Emmys in the same category this year: Kliesch for Sofia The First and Tangled: The Series; Maddala for The Tom & Jerry Show;… Read more...


BMI’s Sponsorship at ATMOS Studio Continues for USC Thornton School of Music Students

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From News, posted 4.11.18. As one of BMI’s sponsorships, the University of Southern California’s Scoring for Motion Pictures & Television program includes the expert mentorship of Emmy/GRAMMY-winner and 4-time Oscar-nominee, Dennis Sands. Sands, who owns his own cutting-edge studio in Santa Barbara, teaches students how to mix their scores via the use of Dolby-Atmos,… Read more...


BMI to Honor Legendary Composer John Williams With Special Award at Film, TV & Visual Media Awards

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From News, posted 4.09.18. BMI is proud to present legendary film composer John Williams with a special award bearing his name in recognition of his incomparable status as one of the greatest film and television composers of our time. The John Williams Award will be presented for the first time at the 34th annual… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2018 Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Nominees

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From News, posted 4.05.18. BMI is proud to congratulate the composers, music supervisors and music directors who have been nominated for prestigious Daytime Creative Arts Emmys. The ceremony, which will announce the winners, will take place April 27, 2018, at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in California. Kudos to all for jobs well done! Here’s… Read more...


John Frizzell Tackles an Animated Version of Three Chords and the Truth in “Tales From the Tour Bus”

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From News, posted 4.03.18. Every country music fan knows that there are more than a few tales about country stars that sound almost too unbelievable to be true. These stories work extremely well with the film genre of animated documentary, which is exactly what it sounds like: an animated version of the truth. What… Read more...


BMI Supports Composers at WonderCon

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From News, posted 3.26.18. BMI and White Bear PR presented its annual fan-favorite “Music in Animation” panel at WonderCon on Sunday, March 25. BMI’s Senior Director Film, TV and Visual Media Relations Anne Cecere and President of White Bear PR Chandler Poling moderated the panel which featured the musical masterminds behind some of the… Read more...


BMI Supports Alliance for Women Film Composers Annual Meeting

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From News, posted 3.20.18. On Sunday, March 18, the Alliance for Women Film Composers hosted its 3rd annual all-member meeting at the home of George S. Clinton. Leadership from the AWFC updated the members on its past, present and future activity, noting the successful professional development series of workshops to educate up-and-coming women composer… Read more...


BMI Composer Peter Kater is “Dancing on Water”

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.16.18. Like any great artist, great songwriters have the ability to create something that stirs emotion in the listener. These emotions certainly vary by individuals – one person’s breakup song may be another person’s wedding song – but the experience of following the songwriter on an emotional sonic journey can be… Read more...