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What Technical Skills Do Film, TV and Visual Media Composers Need to Be Successful in Today’s Industry

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From The Weekly, posted 11.12.19. It’s always a good idea for songwriters and composers to know what’s expected of them in the studio, and when working with others. This time around, “On the Record” is focusing on the skills that will help aspiring film/TV and visual media composers. Read on… Doreen Ringer-Ross, Vice President –… Read more...


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

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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

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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

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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

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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...


Meet ‘Joker’ and ‘Chernobyl’ Composer Hildur Guðnadóttir

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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 Composers Honored With Prestigious World Soundtrack Awards

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From News, posted 10.21.19. Several BMI composers were honored in Ghent on October 18, with wins in a variety of categories for World Soundtrack Awards, including Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film. In addition to taking the Oscar earlier this year, “Shallow” from A Star is Born, written by BMI songwriters Lady… Read more...


BMI Supports Composers and Songwriters at Woodstock Film Festival

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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 Supports Production Music Association Conference

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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...


BMI Attends Film Music Industry Panel Hosted by Musicians Institute

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From News, posted 9.26.19. The Musicians Institute hosted their 5th annual Film Music Industry Panel at the 2019 Film Music Intensive in Hollywood recently. The Intensive, created by the institute’s Rachel Yoon and designed by co-artistic directors Craig Richey and Tom Villano, pairs six Musicians Institute composers with local directors who work together scoring… Read more...