Hollywood, CA - February 15, 2013: The Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA) once again presents an unprecedented and disruptive symposium on Sunday, April 7th, 2013 that GUARANTEES attending composers and music artists will be chosen to compose music for visual mediums! Continue reading “HMMA-THE REAL DEAL™ MUSIC IN VISUAL MEDIA SUCCESS SUMMIT” »
(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.
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 - JULY 26, 2012: HMMA Premieres the first of an ongoing series entitled "Road to Hollywood, Making it to the Main Stage". This pilot episode features the story of Imran Raza's journey to the HMMA's in 2011 including assembling a globally diverse 10+ piece band together for a HMMA first ever 7 minute feature opening performance. The band, "Sonic Ashtanga", took home the award for the World category and won the hearts and minds of the Hollywood elite in attendance that evening with their mystical world fusion rock epic entitled "Be Like the Onion". Watch the full video HERE
Hollywood, CA - Feb 6, 2012: HMMA has unveiled aggressive new artist programs for 2012 and beyond that are designed to close the gap from emerging artist to viable and sustainable careers in today's music biz. With titles such as "Hit the Ground Running"™ and HMMA's critically acclaimed "Real Deal"™ Series, the new and revised programs are perfectly Continue reading “HMMA Launches Innovative Artist Programs for 2012” »
HOLLYWOOD, CA- Nov 18, 2011: The Hollywood Music in Media Awards presented over 50 awards recognizing the finest musical talent in all forms of visual media to a capacity crowd at The Highlands in Hollywood last night. Co-hosted by Adam Gaynor (matchbox 20) and Suzan Brittan-Gault. One of the evening’s highlights was SMOKEY ROBINSON accepting the HMMA Lifetime Achievement Award in front of a standing ovation chanting “Smokey, Smokey, Smokey!” Continue reading “AND THE WINNERS ARE…” »
Hollywood, Calif.-October 17, 2011: Nominations for the annual Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA) were announced today including categories for Original Score and Song in Film, TV, Video Games, Commercial Ads and Movie Trailers and Outstanding Music Supervision. The annual event will take place on November 17, 2011 in Hollywood, CA.
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” »