JOHN WILLIAMS HONORED WITH SPECIAL AWARD AT THE 34TH ANNUAL BMI AWARDS


(L-R) BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill, Honoree John Williams and BMI Vice President, Creative – Film, TV & Visual Media Doreen Ringer-Ross at the BMI Film, TV & Visual Media Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on May 9, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California

BEVERLY HILLS, CA (May 10, 2018) – Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, held its 34th annual Film, TV & Visual Media Awards last night at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The private ceremony was hosted by Vice President Creative – Film, TV & Visual Media, Doreen Ringer-Ross and BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill, who honored prolific composer John Williams with the John Williams Award for his incomparable status as one of the greatest film and television composers of our time. Continue reading “JOHN WILLIAMS HONORED WITH SPECIAL AWARD AT THE 34TH ANNUAL BMI AWARDS”

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ALAN SILVESTRI RECEIVES BMI ICON AWARD


2017 BMI FILM, TV & VISUAL MEDIA AWARDS
Beverly Hills Ceremony Also Honored Year’s Top Film and Television Composers

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – (May 11, 2017) – Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, held the 2017 Film, TV & Visual Media Awards last night at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The ceremony was hosted by BMI Vice President, Film, TV & Visual Media Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross and BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill, who honored celebrated composer Alan Silvestri, along with the composers of music featured in the past year’s top-grossing films, top-rated primetime network television series and highest-ranking cable and streamed media programs. Continue reading “ALAN SILVESTRI RECEIVES BMI ICON AWARD”

BMI TO HONOR ALAN SILVESTRI WITH ICON AWARD


2017 BMI FILM, TV & VISUAL MEDIA AWARDS CEREMONY TO BE HELD ON MAY 10 IN BEVERLY HILLS

Los Angeles, CA – (April 10, 2017) Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, will present the BMI Icon Award for outstanding career achievement to celebrated composer Alan Silvestri at the company’s 2017 Film, TV & Visual Media Awards. The annual ceremony will be held Wednesday, May 10, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill and BMI Vice President Film, TV & Visual Media Relations Doreen Ringer-Ross will host the ceremony. Continue reading “BMI TO HONOR ALAN SILVESTRI WITH ICON AWARD”

COMPOSER JAMES NEWTON HOWARD RECEIVES BMI ICON AWARD AT BMI FILM/TV AWARDS


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BMI TO HONOR ALEXANDRE DESPLAT WITH BMI ICON AWARD


Chris Montan to receive Classic Contribution Award at Ceremony Slated for May 13 in Beverly Hills

LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2015 – Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, will present the BMI Icon Award for outstanding career achievement to prolific composer Alexandre Desplat at the organization’s 2015 Film & Television Awards. Chris Montan will receive the Classic Contribution Award for his distinguished three decade career at Disney, including his current role as President of Walt Disney Music – a position he’s maintained for twenty years – and executive music producing all of the studio’s animated features. The annual ceremony will be held Wednesday, May 13, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. The private event will also honor the composers of the past year’s top-grossing films, top-rated primetime network television series and highest-ranking cable network programs. Continue reading “BMI TO HONOR ALEXANDRE DESPLAT WITH BMI ICON AWARD”

MICHAEL PENN EARNS BMI RECOGNITION FOR ‘MASTERS OF SEX’


Michael Penn

(May 15, 2014– Los Angeles, CA) – Composer Michael Penn (BOOGIE NIGHTS, SUNSHINE CLEANING, HBO’s GIRLS) was recognized last night with a BMI Award for his work on SHOWTIME’s MASTERS OF SEX.

Every year Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) salutes the composers of music featured in the past year’s top-grossing films, top-rated primetime network television series and highest-ranking cable network programs at its annual Film & TV Awards.

“We are thrilled to honor Michael Penn for his work on this show. Not only is MASTERS OF SEX a top rated show, but Michael’s music for it is sheer genius,” said Doreen Ringer-Ross, VP of Film/TV Relations of BMI. “The full-length show open for MASTERS OF SEX is comprised of clever and creative images that, together with Michael’s unique theme, totally define the show’s spirit. This is especially great in a day where TV themes are disappearing.” Continue reading “MICHAEL PENN EARNS BMI RECOGNITION FOR ‘MASTERS OF SEX’”

MYCHAEL DANNA RECEIVES RICHARD KIRK AWARD AT BMI/FILM TV AWARDS


Beverly Hills ceremony also honors year’s top film and television composers

BMI CEO Mike O’Neill; BMI Vice President, Film/TV Relations Doreen Ringer-Ross; Richard Kirk Award winner Mychael Danna; and BMI President Del Bryant at the 2014 BMI Film and Television Awards, held May 14, 2014 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA, May 15, 2014 – Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, held its annual Film/TV Awards last night at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The ceremony saluted the composers of music featured in the past year’s top-grossing films, top-rated primetime network television series and highest-ranking cable network programs. Continue reading “MYCHAEL DANNA RECEIVES RICHARD KIRK AWARD AT BMI/FILM TV AWARDS”

BMI TO HONOR CLIFF MARTINEZ WITH RICHARD KIRK AWARD


BMI’s ceremony celebrating year’s top Film, Television and Cable Composers slated for May 15 in Beverly Hills

LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2013 – Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), the global leader in music rights management, will present the Richard Kirk Award for outstanding career achievement to prolific composer Cliff Martinez at the organization’s 2013 Film & Television Awards. The annual ceremony will be held Wednesday, May 15 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. The private event will also honor the composers of the past year’s top-grossing films, top-rated primetime network television series and highest-ranking cable network programs.

BMI bestows the Richard Kirk Award on composers who have made significant contributions to the realm of film and television music. As the 2013 honoree, Cliff Martinez joins a prestigious list that includes David Arnold, Rachel Portman, Alan Silvestri, David Newman, Thomas Newman, Rolfe Kent, Christopher Young, George S. Clinton, Harry Gregson-Williams, Jerry Goldsmith, Michael Kamen, Mark Mothersbaugh, Danny Elfman, Alan Menken, Mike Post, Lalo Schifrin, John Barry and John Williams.

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ROLFE KENT TO RECEIVE RICHARD KIRK AWARD AT BMI FILM & TELEVISION AWARDS


Ceremony Celebrating Year’s Top Film, Television and Cable Composers Slated for May 16 in Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2012 – BMI will present the Richard Kirk Award for outstanding career achievement to prolific composer Rolfe Kent at the organization’s 2012 Film & Television Awards. Held Wednesday, May 16 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, the private event also honors the composers of the past year’s top-grossing films, top-rated primetime network television series and highest-ranking cable network programs. BMI bestows the Richard Kirk Award on composers who have made significant contributions to the realm of film and … Continue reading ROLFE KENT TO RECEIVE RICHARD KIRK AWARD AT BMI FILM & TELEVISION AWARDS

RACHEL PORTMAN TO RECEIVE RICHARD KIRK AWARD AT BMI FILM & TELEVISION AWARDS


LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2010 – BMI will present the Richard Kirk Award for outstanding career achievement to Rachel Portman at the annual BMI Film & Television Awards, slated for Wednesday, May 19 in Los Angeles. Portman will make history as she becomes the first woman composer to receive the honor. Staged at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, the black-tie, invitation-only dinner will salute the composers of the past year’s top-grossing films, top-rated prime-time network television series and highest-ranking cable network programs. BMI President & CEO Del Bryant and BMI Vice President, Film/TV Relations Doreen Ringer Ross will host the event. … Continue reading RACHEL PORTMAN TO RECEIVE RICHARD KIRK AWARD AT BMI FILM & TELEVISION AWARDS