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BMI’s Anne Cecere Catches Up with Award-Winning Composer Ramin Djawadi


From News, posted 11.07.19. It’s nearly impossible to keep up with BMI composer Ramin Djawadi. Just last month the in-demand scribe landed an Emmy for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score) for the blockbuster Game of Thrones, which was the most watched show in HBO’s history. The work propelled Djawadi to… Read more...

BMI and Harry Gregson-Williams Present Dayna Ambrosio With Scoring Scholarship at Berklee


From News, posted 11.06.19. On November 4, BMI’s coveted film scoring scholarship was awarded to Berklee College of Music student Dayna Ambrosio by BMI Vice President of Creative Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross, and award-winning composer Harry Gregson-Williams during the 21st annual “BMI Day” at the prestigious college. The scholarship is presented each year to a… Read more...

BMI Supports Several Award-Winning Composers at LA Comic Con


From News, posted 11.05.19. Los Angeles Comic Con was the place to be to hear behind the scenes insights from BMI affiliates on many fan favorites, including Batman and Space Station Earth, as well as horror, thrillers, and to even things out, box office smash musicals that took the stage at The Hollywood Bowl.… Read more...

Game Sound Con Takes Off With Panels Featuring BMI Composers


From News, posted 11.04.19. BMI’s Vice President, Creative - Film, TV & Visual Media, Natalie Baartz, along with Senior Director Anne Cecere, supported several BMI composers at this year’s Game Sound Con on October 30, in Los Angeles. The highly anticipated event included two panels featuring BMI affiliates: “League of Legends Music: Defining Characters… Read more...

BMI Bulletin Board October 2019


From MusicWorld, posted 10.23.19. Workshops, conference, contest and festival opportunities for songwriters and composers. WORKSHOPS BMI 101 Workshop: Nashville BMI 101 is a one-hour introductory workshop for anyone interested in learning more about the current role BMI plays in the complex world of the music industry. You’ll spend the hour with two BMI… Read more...

Meet ‘Joker’ and ‘Chernobyl’ Composer Hildur Guðnadóttir


From News, posted 10.23.19. Icelandic composer Hildur Guðnadóttir is on a winning streak – first an Emmy, and now a World Soundtrack Award as Best TV Composer for her work on the critically acclaimed HBO series Chernobyl. She has composed music for theatre, dance and films and has been commissioned for new works by… Read more...

BMI’s Mike O’Neill Honored With T.J. Martell Legacy Award


From News, posted 10.17.19. On October 15, BMI’s President and CEO Mike O’Neill was honored by the T.J. Martell Foundation with the organization’s Legacy Award, which was presented to O’Neill by gospel great and BMI songwriter BeBe Winans. The 44th Annual Honors Gala, held at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City, also celebrated… Read more...

BMI Supports Composers and Songwriters at Woodstock Film Festival


From News, posted 10.11.19. The Woodstock Film Festival, one of the premiere independent film festivals in the U.S, celebrated its 20th anniversary October 2-6, in NY with BMI’s Vice President - Creative Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross, there to support BMI composers and songwriters and help mark the milestone. Since its inception, the festival has brought… Read more...

BMI Foundation Now Accepting Scholarship Applications


From News, posted 10.10.19. The BMI Foundation announced that it is now accepting online applications for its 2020 scholarship season, open to students attending colleges and universities nationwide. The Foundation will administer five distinct songwriting and composing scholarship competitions, judged by panelists of international musical acclaim. These annual programs include the BMI Future Jazz… Read more...

BMI Supports Production Music Association Conference


From News, posted 10.04.19. Executives and staff of BMI joined a slew of composers, publishers, and other industry professionals for two days of panels at the Production Music Association’s 6th annual Production Music Conference (PMC). BMI’s Michael Crepezzi reprised his role as judge and presenter for the 5th annual Mark Awards, presenting four awards,… Read more...

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