BMI Composers Score With Oscar

Posted in News on February 14, 2001

Congratulations to the following BMI composers who are among the nominees for the 73rd annual Academy Awards, announced today (2/13/01) by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences:

Original Score

  • Chocolat (Miramax) by Rachel Portman - Portman won an Oscar in 1996 for her score to Emma
  • Mal�na (Miramax) by Ennio Morricone (SIAE)
  • The Patriot (Sony Pictures Releasing) by John Williams - Williams has won numerous Oscars for some of the top films of the last century including Schindler's List, E. T. -- The Extra-Terrestrial, Star Wars, Jaws and Fiddler On the Roof

Original Song

  • "My Funny Friend and Me" from THE EMPEROR'S NEW GROOVE (Buena Vista) - Music by Sting and David Hartley; Lyrics by Sting

Supporting Actor

  • Jeff Bridges in THE CONTENDER (DreamWorks and Cinerenta/Cinecontender)

Oscars will be presented March 25 at the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium and will be televised live on ABC.


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