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BMI Composer Randy Edelman Honored as SCL Ambassador at Annual Holiday Dinner

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From News, posted 12.07.17. The Society of Composers & Lyricists awarded prolific composer Randy Edelman with the SCL Ambassador honor at the organization’s 2017 annual holiday dinner Tuesday, December 5. The dinner, which took place at the Skirball Cultural Center in LA, included a performance by Edelman, who treated the audience to several of his… Read more...


Thomas Newman and Brian Tyler Help Celebrate ‘The Magnificent Movie Poster World of Drew Struzan’

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From News, posted 12.07.17. BMI composers Thomas Newman and Brian Tyler lent their expert conducting skills in helping to honor the work of artist Drew Struzan during a concert entitled “The Magnificent Movie Poster World of Drew Struzan.” The event, which took place at Royce Hall in Westwood, CA, was produced by Robert Townson and… Read more...


BMI and Composer Thomas Newman Present Film Scoring Scholarship During BMI Day at Berklee

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From News, posted 11.14.17. BMI Vice President of Film, TV & Visual Media Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross, and award-winning BMI composer Thomas Newman proudly presented this year’s film scoring scholarship to Berklee College of Music student Kara Talve on November 13. The BMI-sponsored scholarship is presented each year to a film scoring student selected by Berklee’s… 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...


BMI’s Support of Sundance Music and Sound Design Labs at Skywalker Sound Successfully Continues

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From News, posted 8.08.17. One of the highlights of BMI’s support of the Sundance Institute Film Music Program is the Music and Sound Design labs at Skywalker Sound in California. At the labs, composers, directors and sound designers intensively collaborate to develop music and sound for documentary and narrative film projects. Workshops and creative exercises… Read more...


BMI Proudly Continues its Support of the Sundance Institute Film Music Program

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From News, posted 7.05.17. BMI is proud to continue its support of the Sundance Institute Film Music Program, which collaborates each year with Skywalker Sound to host the Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Labs at Skywalker Sound. As a founding supporter of the Institute’s Composers Lab, BMI has played a critical role in 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...


Oscar-Nominated BMI Composers Celebrated at SCL’s Annual Champagne Reception

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From News, posted 2.28.17. Again this year, the Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL) held their Champagne Reception celebrating the 2017 Oscar nominees up for Best Original Score and Best Original Song. Held in association with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Music Branch Governors, the annual event took place Saturday, February 25,… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2017 Academy Award Nominees

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From News, posted 1.24.17. BMI’s extraordinary composers and songwriters received several nods for this year’s Oscars, taking four out of five nominations for Best Original Score and three out of five for Best Original Song. The highly anticipated and prestigious ceremony will take place February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, airing… Read more...


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