Hollywood, CA – April 8, 2013: Accolades are pouring in about HMMA’s Real Deal™ Music In Visual Media Success Summit held Sunday, April 7th. The unique and intimate affair produced REAL connections, opportunities and results for the composers and artists in attendance! Continue reading “REAL SUCCESS AT THE REAL DEAL!” »
(West Hollywood, CA) November 19, 2012 - Two- time Academy-Award™ nominee Marco Beltrami, the composer of the recent Clint Eastwood film Trouble with the Curve, was honored with Best Original Score-Feature Film for Fox Searchlight's The Sessions at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) on November 15, 2012 at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood. Beltrami won over an impressive list of fellow nominees including Alexandre Desplat, John Williams, and Thomas Newman. Continue reading “Marco Beltrami Wins Best Original Score-Feature Film” »
HOLLYWOOD, CA- Nov 16, 2012: The Hollywood Music in Media Awards stepped up its game this year at the beautiful and historic Fonda Theater in Hollywood, wowing all in attendance. With a jam-packed celebrity filled red carpet, the event has excelled in stature. Though the HMMA is technically about awards, the evening proved wildly entertaining for the audience. A visual montage of nominated composer clips for film, TV and Video Games opened the show on the big screen, followed by a splashy opening number by host and master musical impressionist Greg London.
HOLLYWOOD, CA Oct 16, 2012 - The Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA) has announced the long awaited list of visual media nominees! This year's event is hosted by master musical impressionist Greg London, along with guest celebrity guest presenters including actor Eric Roberts and others TBA. Nominated film scores & composers include John Williams, Lincoln; Thomas Newman, Skyfall; Howard Shore, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey; Jonny Greenwood, The Master; Mychael Danna, Life of Pi; Joe Kraemer, Jack Reacher; Marco Beltrami, The Sessions, Moritz Schmittat, Shady Lady and Nuno Malo, LUV. Other nominations for TV, Film, Video Game, Soundtrack Album, Movie Trailer and Song categories are now selected. Continue reading “HMMA 2012 Music Visual Media Nominees Announced” »
The HMMA is proud to have been a sponsor of this charity fundraising dinner with silent auction and world premiere concert held August 3rd at the open-air California Plaza in downtown Los Angeles. This event raised over $120,000 dollars for Hands Together, an organization in Haiti that develops educational programs, feeding programs and medical clinics. Continue reading “HMMA sponsors A Symphony of Hope” »
Current HMMA nominee and 2011 award recipient composer Austin Wintory worked on his score to the PlayStation3 game JOURNEY for three years, continuously writing and revising the entire time. When the game was released in March 2012, the reaction was explosive. It received dozens and dozens of perfect scores from critics, and the game quickly set video game music sales records. The soundtrack album leapt to the top of the iTunes charts all over the world, and ended up on the Billboard charts higher than any previous original video game score album. Continue reading “HMMA nominee’s “Journey” is a hit!” »
Hollywood, CA - Feb 29, 2012: On November 17 of last year at its main awards event, the HMMA presented the Best Soundtrack award to The Muppets movie a week before the film's release. Nearly three months later, the song "Man or Muppet" from this soundtrack won the Academy Award for Best Original Song. Continue reading “Muppets song wins the Oscar!” »
Hollywood, CA - September 26, 2011: The Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA) is proud to announce Autism Speaks, the world's largest autism advocacy organization, as the featured charitable beneficiary at the HMMA awards show on November 17, 2011 in Hollywood, California. Continue reading “HMMA SUPPORTS AUTISM SPEAKS AT AWARDS EVENT” »