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BMI Congratulates its 2019 Annie Nominees

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From News, posted 12.05.18. The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, has announced its 2019 Annie Award nominees, and BMI composers have made a strong showing in both musical categories. The Annie Awards, which will celebrate its 46th year in 2019, honor outstanding contributions to the art of animation. The prestigious awards ceremony will take place… Read more...


Danny Elfman Celebrates 25 Years of “The Nightmare Before Christmas” at the Hollywood Bowl

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From News, posted 10.29.18. Just in time for Halloween, celebrated BMI film composer and Richard Kirk Award recipient Danny Elfman brought to life his score to Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas for three nights at Los Angeles’ historic Hollywood Bowl. Conductor John Mauceri led the L.A. Philharmonic live to the beloved Disney motion picture… Read more...


BMI Supports Composers at Tenerife International Film Music Festival

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From News, posted 10.07.18. Several BMI composers had their works featured last week at the International Film Music Festival held in Tenerife. The festival, which was created from the ground up by composer/conductor Diego Navarro, has gained international prominence and now boasts an exceptional orchestra and world class concert venue. This year, the festival focused… Read more...


BMI Attends Special Performances Presented by the Oak Tree Group

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From News, posted 10.05.18. BMI’s Doreen Ringer-Ross and Reema Iqbal recently attended two special performances put on by the Oak Tree Group in Los Angeles. On September 14, Ringer-Ross attended the musical set of notable composer Rolfe Kent, who mesmerized the audience with his intriguing melodies at the Theatricum Botanicum’s outside stage, while on September… 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...


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, a… Read more...


BMI Helps Celebrate Danny Elfman’s Music From the Films of Tim Burton in Paris

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From News, posted 10.24.17. The music of BMI composer Danny Elfman from the films of Tim Burton has enthused audiences, with the concert of suites from the 15 scores Elfman has composed over three decades having traveled the globe. BMI’s Doreen Ringer-Ross witnessed the phenomenal program, in which Elfman himself sang a number of songs… Read more...


BMI Composer Danny Elfman Receives Max Steiner Award at Hollywood in Vienna

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From News, posted 10.07.17. Renowned composer also premieres violin concerto in Hamburg Read more...


BMI Attends SCORE: A Film Music Documentary Featuring BMI Composers

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From News, posted 8.28.17. Hollywood’s premier composers were featured in a long overdue look at the integral part music plays in cinema in a new film entitled SCORE: A Film Music Documentary. Several BMI composers including John Williams, Danny Elfman, Thomas Newman and countless others spoke candidly during the piece, revealing their insights into the… Read more...


Alan Silvestri Receives BMI Icon Award at 2017 BMI Film, TV and Visual Media Awards

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From News, posted 5.11.17. Beverly Hills ceremony also honored year’s top film and television composers Read more...


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