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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...


BMI Sponsors Groundbreaking Mixing Program at USC with Renowned Sound Engineer Dennis Sands

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From News, posted 3.29.19. As part of The University of Southern California’s Scoring for Motion Picture & Television, a remarkable program overseen by Professor of Practice at USC Thornton School of Music, Dan Carlin that gives its students an edge in our competitive industry by providing the greater ability to communicate with audio professionals,… Read more...


Renowned Film Composer James Newton Howard Premieres Timely Cello Concerto

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From News, posted 3.25.19. Royce Hall in Los Angeles was the venue. The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra with principal cello Andrew Shulman was the ensemble. And the music? None other than by composer James Newton Howard, who last night premiered his newest work, “When we were one,” a riveting concerto inspired by politics and… Read more...


From the Composer of “The Simpsons” Theme Comes a Compelling Surprise

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From News, posted 3.25.19. For anyone who’s ever gone to the movies and left humming the score, chances are good it was written by renowned BMI composer Danny Elfman. Elfman is famous for the driving sound of Beetlejuice, which became a hallmark for the comedy-fantasy film genre and for video games. He also provided… Read more...