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Published: 6/6/2018

SESAC Honors Music Composers and Publishers at Annual Event

(L-R: SESAC’s John Josephson, Christophe Beck and Erin Collins)

SESAC, the nation’s only Music Rights Organization, hosted its annual Film & Television Composer Awards at the Casa del Mar in Santa Monica, Calif., last night, June 6. The invitation-only event was attended by some of the industry’s top leaders, composers and publishers. 

(L-R: SESAC’s Erin Collins and Gabriel Mann)

The annual awards dinner honored music composers in the categories of film, network television, local television, cable television, advertising, and streaming media.

Standing out among film composers was Christophe Beck for his music composition of American Made and Randy Newman for his music composition of Cars 3.  In other categories, more than 40 television composers, including Dennis C. Brown, Jon Ehrlich, Evan Frankfort and Danny Lux, took home awards, recognizing the compositions to some of the industry’s most highly-rated shows to include Grey’s Anatomy, The Late Late Show with James Corden, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Golf on CBS, 2 Broke Girls, How I Met Your Mother, Modern Family, Mike and Molly, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan, Hidden Heroes and many more.

(L-R: Devin Powers and SESAC’s Erin Collins)

Below is a full list of honorees:

FILM
Christophe Beck: American Made
Randy Newman: Cars 3

STREAMING MEDIA
Christopher Tyng
Danny Lux
Jason Derlatka
John Swihart
Jon Ehrlich
Matt Mariano

ADVERTISING
Brian Yessian
Maggie McDermott
Michael Yessian
Rory Doggett

CABLE Television
Ben Zebelman
Christophe Beck
Christopher Tyng
Craig Sharmat
Danny Lux
Dennis Brown
Devin Powers
Jeff Garber
John Swihart
Matt Mariano
Paul Buckley
Richard Bowers

NETWORK Television
Cheche Alara: To Tell the Truth
Danny Lux: Grey’s Anatomy, Mistresses   
David Dachinger: PGA Tour Golf
Eric Berdon: Hidden Heroes
Would Work Sound (Bill Brandt): Calling Dr. Pol, Wilderness Vet
Would Work Sound (Walter Brandt): Calling Dr. Pol, Wilderness Vet
Evan Frankfort: Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan, Dr. Chris Pet Vet, Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson, Journey with Dylan Dreyer, The Inspectors
Would Work Sound (Dave Feldstein): Hidden Heroes
Would Work Sound (Sean Motley): Innovation Nation, The Voyager with Josh Garcia
Would Work Sound (Trevor Howard): Lucky Dog, The Inspectors
Would Work Sound (Craig Owens): The Open Road with Dr. Chris
François Hasden: 48 Hours
Gabriel Mann: Modern Family
Guillermo Brown: The Late Late Show with James Corden
Hagar Ben Ari: The Late Late Show with James Corden
Jason Derlatka: APB
Jon Ehrlich: APB, First Dates
Michael Egizi: CBS Promos
Paul Buckley: Odd Squad
Steven Scalfati: The Late Late Show with James Corden
Five Hundred South Songs: Grey’s Anatomy, Mistresses
Fox Tunes Inc: APB
FRC Music Publishing: Odd Squad   
Melywork Music: 48 Hours
Music Box Street: To Tell the Truth
Must See Music: Late Night with Seth Meyers
Radical Rob Tunes: PGA Tour Golf
Songfair Inc.: CBS Promos, The Late Late Show with James Corden
Zoo to You Music: Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan, Dr. Chris Pet Vet, Give, Hidden Heroes, Innovation Nation, Journey with Dylan Dreyer, Lucky Dog, The Inspectors, The Open Road with Dr. Chris, The Voyager with Josh Garcia, Wilderness Vet   

LOCAL Television
Andrew Growcott: Celebrity Name Game
Bob DeMarco: Dr. Phil, Entertainment Tonight, Extra, The Doctors, The Insider
Danny Lux: Raising Hope
David Catalano/Jillian DVG Music: Maury
Dennis Brown: Mike & Molly, Two and a Half Men   
Devin Powers: Paternity Court, Whacked Out Sports
Evan Frankfort: Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin, Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Fernando Corona: Suelta la Sopa
Gabriel Mann: Modern Family
Glenn Sherman: Maury
John Swihart: How I Met Your Mother
Jon Ehrlich: White Collar
Larry Brown: Animal Rescue, Missing
Matt Mariano: Raising Hope
Mauricio Arriaga: Un Camino Hacia El Destino   
Michael Egizi: Dr. Phil, Entertainment Tonight, Extra, Hot Bench, Inside Edition, Rachael Ray, The Doctors, The Insider   
Michael Egizi/ME6121 Publishing: Dr. Phil, The Doctors
Paul Buckley: 2 Broke Girls, Noticiero Telemundo
Tim Mosher: Celebrity Name Game
29 New Tunes Publishing: The Doctors
And Syndicated Productions Inc: Extra, Crime Watch Daily with Chris Hansen
Fox Tunes Inc: How I Met Your Mother, Raising Hope, Modern Family, White Collar
Music Box Street: Celebrity Name Game
Musica Telemundo: Noticiero Telemundo, Suelta la Sopa
Songfair Inc.: The Doctors, Dr. Phil, Entertainment Tonight, Hot Bench, The Insider, Rachael Ray
Sony ATV Sounds LLC: Jeopardy!
Warner Hollywood Music LLC: 2 Broke Girls, Two and a Half Men
Whack Two Publishing: Whacked Out Sports
Zoo to You Music: Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin, Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner

(L-R: François Hasdenteufel, SESAC’s Glen Phillips and Marian Buswell)

(L-R: Mary Jo Manella, SESAC’s Sam Kling, Susan Slamer and Pedro Segundo)

 
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