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BMI Celebrates the Next Class of AWFC Board Members

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From News, posted 4.06.21. BMI would like to congratulate and thank our stellar female composers for their tireless work within the Alliance for Women Film Composers. Founded in 2014 by BMI composers Laura Karpman, Miriam Cutler, and Lolita Ritmanis, along with Chandler Poling of White Bear PR, the AWFC strives to raise visibility and create… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its HMMA Visual Media Award Winners

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From News, posted 1.28.21. The Hollywood Music In Media Award (HMMA) winners have been announced, with many BMI composers taking top Visual Media honors as well as nominations. The prestigious awards are the first in the year to honor original music (song and score) in all visual media from around the globe, including film, TV,… Read more...


“The Sinner” Composer Ronit Kirchman Brings an Exploratory Spirit to Her Work

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From News, posted 7.31.20. Music scribe and mentor, Kirchman tells creators to be open to “happy accidents” whenever they come along. Read more...


BMI Composers Virtually Mentor Film Students at UNC School of the Arts

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From News, posted 5.22.20. Last Friday, BMI film composer Craig Richey and BMI’s Doreen Ringer-Ross hosted a Zoom panel with recent graduates of the MFA in Film Music Composition from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Joined by program Chair Christopher Heckman, and BMI composers Rolfe Kent, Ronit Kirchman, and George S.… Read more...


BMI Attends SCL Holiday Party Honoring Award-Winning BMI Composer Alan Menken

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From News, posted 12.20.19. The Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL) hosted their annual holiday dinner on December 18, at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. During the evening, renowned BMI songwriter and composer Alan Menken was honored with the SCL’s 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award. Menken is a legendary songwriter, film composer, and previous… 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 collectively… Read more...


BMI’s Chris Dampier Moderates Musicians Institute Panel

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From News, posted 10.04.18. On September 26, BMI’s Associate Director of Creative Film, TV & Visual Media, Chris Dampier, moderated a panel at Musicians Institute in Los Angeles. The panel, which included BMI composers Jesi Nelson, Ronit Kirchman, Craig Richey and George S. Clinton, director Fritz Bohm and music supervisor/editor Tom Villano, explored the creative… Read more...


‘The Future is Female’ Proves to be a Powerful Celebration of Women Composers

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From News, posted 9.06.18. The 2nd annual “The Future is Female” concert, presented by KCRW in association with Live Nation and The Alliance for Women Composers, last night featured the compelling music of twelve outstanding women composers as a tribute to maestras around the world. Performed triumphantly by the Hollywood Chamber Orchestra, the showcase highlighted… Read more...


BMI Celebrates Composers Featured at ‘The Future is Female’ Concert in LA

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From News, posted 8.23.18. The evening, presented by KCRW, will highlight the spectacular contributions of women composers in film & TV at the Wiltern Theatre September 4 Read more...


John Williams Honored With Special Award at 34th Annual BMI Film, TV & Visual Media Awards

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From News, posted 5.10.18. Previous year’s top film, TV and visual media composers also honored, along with composers Laura Karpman, Miriam Cutler, Lolita Ritmanis and Rick Baitz at Beverly Hills ceremony. Read more...


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