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BMI Supports Krakow Film Music Festival Online Performances

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From News, posted 5.21.20. In place of this year’s prestigious Krakow Film Music Festival, which has been a cornerstone event for visual media composers throughout the world, KFMF is presenting online videos of past performances from their festivals, with the work of several BMI composers front and center. Featured in the videos below… Read more...


Keeping Score With “Spenser Confidential” and “Bloodshot” Composer Steve Jablonsky

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From News, posted 3.13.20. If you’ve gone to the movies in the past two decades, you’ve likely heard Steve Jablonsky’s music. The composer, who was drawn to film scores as a child, started experimenting with his own compositions at an early age. He initially studied computer science at the University of California, Berkeley, but he… Read more...


Zigzagging Through Genres, BMI Composer Aaron Zigman’s Music Transcends Boundaries

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From News, posted 2.27.20. As a classically trained pianist, conductor and composer, Aaron Zigman brings to his work a degree of versatility that’s rarely seen. His deep classical roots, combined with his background in writing and producing songs for many of music’s greatest performers, has given him the ability to traverse all genres of music.… Read more...


BMI Salutes 2020 Oscar Nominees at SCL Annual Reception

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From News, posted 2.11.20. On the eve of the Oscars, the Society of Composers & Lyricists gathered together the music community to honor this year’s nominees. Attending the celebration in Hollywood were Best Score nominees John Williams (Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker), Alexandre Desplat (Little Women), Thomas Newman (1917), and Hildur Guðnadóttir, who won the… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 GRAMMY Winners

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From News, posted 1.27.20. During a star-studded celebration of the most popular and impactful music from the past year, many BMI affiliates were singled out for their achievements at the Recording Academy’s 62nd GRAMMY Awards, held last night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Among the multiple-award winners came Lizzo, who, after opening the… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 Oscar Nominees

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From News, posted 1.13.20. The nods for this year’s Oscars are in, with BMI composers and songwriters in the majority to take home the coveted trophies. Winners will be announced February 9, 2020, from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles with a live broadcast at 8PM EST/5PM PT on ABC. Congratulations to all! Here are… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 BAFTA Nominees

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From News, posted 1.07.20. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has honored several BMI composers with prestigious nominations for Original Score. In fact, BMI is proud to relay that 4 out of the 5 nominees are BMI affiliates. The winners will be announced Sunday, February 2, during a ceremony at the iconic… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its Oscar Shortlist Contenders

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From News, posted 12.17.19. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Monday unveiled the shortlists for nine Oscar categories including Best Original Score and Best Original Song. Academy members will choose the 2020 Oscar nominees in these categories from these reduced lists of awards hopefuls! Congratulations to all. Here’s the list of BMI… Read more...


John Williams Front and Center at the Hollywood Bowl

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From News, posted 9.03.19. The legendary music of John Williams, as well as the beloved master of cinematic scores himself, was featured at the Hollywood Bowl over the weekend in front of a mesmerized audience. Williams, whose scores include all of the Star Wars films, Jurassic Park, ET and dozens of others, not only hosted… Read more...


BMI Mentors Emerging Visual Media Composers with Conducting Workshop Led by Lucas Richman

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From News, posted 8.27.19. Final Session held at Nathan Barr’s Bandrika Studios Read more...


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