R&B star and award-winning HER, composers Atticus Ross and Atli Örvarsson and many more were honored at the 37th BMI Film, TV & Visual Media Awards on Monday, July 12.
BMI marked the victories with a virtual celebration featuring special video content on its website.
With six wins this year, Icelandic composer Örvarsson won the most crystals for his work on NBC Chicago franchise, CBS ‘ The FBI’s Most Wanted, and Apple TV + Defend Jacob.
Industry veteran Mark Mothersbaugh – who composed the music for cult classic Nickelodeon Rugrats – won five awards for his most recent work on Bravo’s Dirty Jean, FX What we do in the shadows, and the viral hit of Netflix King tiger.
In the film world, Ross added another win to go along with his Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTA awards with a BMI crystal for composing the score for Pixar’s animated hit. Soul. Meanwhile, HER, D’Mile and Tiara Thomas won their first BMI film award with the film “Fight For You,” which was featured in Judas and the Black Messiah.
“We are incredibly proud to honor BMI’s outstanding composers and to celebrate their outstanding musical contributions which elevated the year’s most popular movies, series and other streaming media to new creative heights,” saidNathalie Baartz, BMI’s vice president, creative, film, television and visual media, in a statement.
In addition to announcing the winners, the organization introduced three new awards: the BMI Streaming Documentary Award, the BMI Film Festival Award, and the BMI Streaming Film Award.
To see the full list of winners, visit the BMI website.