Film and TV Awards
SESAC Honors Film/TV Music Composers
SESAC honored its stellar roster of top film an d tele vision composers with the annual SESAC Film & Television Composer Awards. The invitation-only event was held at the chic Casa Del Mar Hotel in Santa Monica, CA, and drew an impressive array of composers, publishers and industry executives.
The SESAC event bestows awards to music composers in the categories of Network TV, Local TV, Cable TV and Film Composing. With over 60 awards given during the evening, some of the most highly rated shows acknowledged were Grey’s Anatomy, Dateline NBC, Parenthood, Two And A Half Men and House among many others.
A major highlight of the evening was the Legacy Award presentation to composer/musician Bruce Miller in recognition of “the outstanding contribution to the world of music” he has made through musicianship, creativity, professional leadership and entrepreneurial contributions. Miller has composed music for such television shows as Frasier, Designing Women and Becker as well as his work on the groundbreaking documentary, A Man From Hope, that was an integral part of Bill Clinton’s presidential campaign. Miller was on hand to accept the award in front of his family and colleagues.
| 1 | SESAC’s James Leach, composer Jeff Beal and SESAC’s Erin Collins. | 2 | SESAC’s Dennis Lord, Legacy Award honoree Bruce Miller and SESAC’s Erin Collins. | 3 | SESAC’s Hunter Williams and Erin Collins, honoree Joe Conlan and SESAC’s James Leach. | 4 | IC M’s Brice Gaeta, composer Danny Lux and SESAC’s Dennis Lord. | 5 | Composers Jason Derlatka and Chris Beck with SESAC’s Dennis Lord. | 6 | Composers Matt Mariano and John Swihart.