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