Close

Film, TV & Visual Media

Recent Film & TV News

Lucas Richman’s Music Inspires the Audience to Repair the World

Photo

From News, posted 8.20.19. Lucas Richman’s newest work, Symphony: This Will Be Our Reply, made its West Coast Premiere on August 17 to an inspired crowd at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Conducted by Noreen Green of the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony, the three movements of music explore the contrasts of… Read more...


John Williams’ Score to Jurassic Park Stuns the Crowd at the Hollywood Bowl

Photo

From News, posted 8.20.19. The Los Angeles Philharmonic, conducted by award-winning composer David Newman, delivered an awe-inspiring performance over the weekend of BMI composer John Williams’ iconic score to Jurassic Park. While the film and music are certainly enough to win over any audience, the Hollywood Bowl event also included stunning imagery and groundbreaking… Read more...


BMI Composers Newman and Silvestri Mesmerize With Scores to Galaxy Quest and Back to the Future

Photo

From News, posted 8.08.19. The Jacobs Music Center’s Copley Symphony Hall was the place to be on July 19 and 20 when BMI composer David Newman’s hilarious score to Galaxy Quest and Alan Silvestri’s iconic Back to the Future were performed live-to-picture by the San Diego Symphony. In addition to the stunning performances by… Read more...


BMI Composer Penka Kouneva’s Music Explores the Final Frontier at the Hollywood Bowl

Photo

From News, posted 8.08.19. As a composer for film, television, video games and the concert stage, Penka Kouneva’s music has been called “fantastic” (Billboard) and “breath-taking” (NPR). Her many credits include the video game Prince of Persia, The Mummy VR game, the TV series Pandora, which she co-scored with BMI composer Joe Kraemer, festival… Read more...


With Baton in Hand, Composer and Conductor Lucas Richman Talks Musical Storytelling

Photo

From News, posted 8.07.19. From the moment GRAMMY-winning Lucas Richman stepped into BMI’s Earle Hagen Film Scoring Workshop as a student in 1987, BMI’s Doreen Ringer-Ross knew he was destined for greatness, and she was right. What she didn’t know was that she would have the opportunity to work with him for 22 years… Read more...


BMI/NYU Scoring for Advertising Workshop Offers Composers What it Takes to be Successful

Photo

From News, posted 7.26.19. Students who attended the recent BMI/NYU Scoring for Advertising Workshop got a highly-efficient four-day crash-course on how to write quickly and effectively under real-world conditions in the fast-paced world of advertising. Led by prolific Soundcat Productions founder Eric Hachikian (Marco Polo, When We First Met), the acclaimed workshop featured panelists… Read more...


BMI Helps Sundance Lab Fellows Explore Music’s Crucial Role in Storytelling

Photo

From News, posted 7.24.19. BMI proudly supported this year’s fellows of the Sundance Institute Film Music & Sound Design Lab at Skywalker Sound: Ho-Ling Tang, Jorge Aragón Brito, Gene Back, Ghiya Rushidat, Aska Matsumiya, Ozie Cargile, Sara Broshofske and Emily Rice, who represent a variety of countries from Cuba, Hong Kong, Japan, Saudi Arabia,… Read more...


“The Character Of Music” Wins Over the Audience at Comic-Con 2019

Photo

From News, posted 7.23.19. BMI and White Bear PR brought together a talented group of composers and directors for the “Character of Music” panel at Comic-Con’s 50th anniversary on Friday, July 19, at the San Diego Convention Center. The all-star line-up included renowned BMI composer Tyler Bates (R.U.N) and the director of Cirque du… Read more...


Sounds of Horror: Inside Hollywood’s Most Terrifying Film Scores

Photo

From News, posted 7.23.19. From the spine-tingling scores for Us, Get Out, and Ma to the gritty and horror-filled themes in Pet Sematary and Hellraiser to the ultra-spooky cues in Critters and The Head Hunter, horror films wouldn’t be nearly as terrifying without their musical scores. BMI composers Christopher Young and Gregory Tripi joined… Read more...


BMI and White Bear PR Presents The Character of Music

Photo

From News, posted 7.23.19. Ever wonder what goes into creating pulse-pounding action music, emotional character themes, or lush adventurous soundscapes? At this year’s Comic-Con, this panel paired composers with their directors to discuss what creative thinking and conversations happen behind the scenes to develop music for fan favorite projects in film, television. and video… Read more...