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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...


BMI Continues its Sponsorship at ATMOS Studio for USC Thornton School of Music Scoring Students

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From News, posted 4.11.17. As part of the University of Southern California’s Scoring for Motion Pictures & Television (SMPTV) program, Emmy/GRAMMY-winner and 4-time Oscar-nominee, Dennis Sands, teaches students how to mix their scores via the use of Dolby-Atmos, a cutting-edge technology that can capture individual sounds and place them in distinct areas around the film-viewer… Read more...


Writing and Placing Christmas and Holiday Songs

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From MusicWorld, posted 11.28.16. Imagine receiving airplay and earning income from a song year after year and having that same song be recorded by multiple artists over a span of decades. That is what can happen with a holiday-themed song. For many songwriters and music publishers, landing a holiday recording that becomes the next “White… Read more...


Danny Elfman’s Music to “The Nightmare Before Christmas” Comes Alive at the Hollywood Bowl

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From News, posted 11.03.16. The Hollywood Bowl once again welcomed Halloween with Tim Burton’s 1993 masterpiece The Nightmare Before Christmas, featuring three performances of the classic film accompanied by live orchestral performances of BMI composer Danny Elfman’s iconic score last weekend. Conducted by John Mauceri, Elfman’s music further delighted audiences with reprise performances by the… Read more...


BMI and SCL Honor Creative Arts Emmy Nominees at Pre-Award Reception

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From News, posted 9.15.16. On Thursday, September 8, the Society of Composers & Lyricists celebrated its Creative Arts Emmy nominees at the Montage Beverly Hills, where BMI executives were on hand to honor our BMI nominated composers. This year, the BMI nominees included Mac Quayle, who won Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic… Read more...


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