Mychael Danna

  1. Mychael Danna, Mark Mothersbaugh Win at BMI's Film/TV Awards

    May 15, 2014 12:31 PM EDT Mark Mothersbaugh, Danny Elfman and Brian Tyler picked up three awards each for their work on films and television series May 14 at BMI’s annual Film/TV Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. BMI composers scored films that grossed more than $5 bil ...

  2. Composer Mychael Danna to Receive BMI's Richard Kirk Award

    April 07, 2014 9:00 AM EDT Oscar-winning composer Mychael Danna will receive the Richard Kirk Award at BMI’s 2014 Film & Television Awards. Danna will be honored for his career on May 14 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills.   Known for blending non-western mu ...

  3. Emmy Noms Salute 'The Voice,' HBO Music Biopics and Composers

    July 18, 2013 11:26 AM EDT "The Voice" and the talk shows of Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, and Ryan Seacrest received Emmy Awards nominations Thursday morning for their work in the 2012-2013 TV season. In addition "Crossfire Hurricane," the documentary c ...

  4. Backbeat: Oscar Music Nominees Gather at Pre-Awards Reception

    February 24, 2013 1:30 PM EST Oscar-nominated songwriters were honored Saturday. Back row, from left, Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schonberg, Walter Murphy and Paul Epworth; front row, Herbert Kretzmer, J. Ralph, Mychael Danna and Bombay Jayashri. LOS ANGELES -- Barbra Streis ...

  5. 'Pi's Lullaby': Story Behind the Oscar Best Song Nominee

    February 21, 2013 8:01 AM EST This article is from the February 9, 2013, issue of Billboard magazine. You can  click here to subscribe , and go here to order back issues Best Songs: The Stories Behind This Year's Oscar Nominees J Ralph's "Before My Time" M ...

  6. Adele Wins Best Song Golden Globe for 'Skyfall'; Mychael Danna Wins Best Score

    January 14, 2013 11:42 AM EST Although she has nine Grammy Awards to her name, there was no question as to the sincerity of Adele's surprise when her song "Skyfall" won the Golden Globe for Best Original Song, Motion Picture. "Oh my God!" the British s ...

  7. 'Life of Pi' Composer Mychael Danna on Joining Short List of Celebrated Oscar Music Double Nominees

    January 11, 2013 6:58 PM EST Mychael Danna joins an impressive collection of composers who have received song and score nominations for the same film; Danna is up for best original song and best original score for his work on "Life of Pi." Five others have scored do ...

  8. 'Life of Pi' Composer Mychael Danna on Joining Short List of Celebrated Oscar Music Double Nominees

    January 10, 2013 6:05 PM EST Mychael Danna joins an impressive collection of composers who have received song and score nominations for the same film; Danna is up for best original song and best original score for his work on "Life of Pi." Five others have scored do ...

  9. Composers and Music Supervisors Talk Process, Problems and Importance of Networking at Billboard/THR Film & TV Conference

    October 25, 2012 11:49 AM EDT (L-R): Musician/composers Michael Andrews, Will Bates, Phil Mossman, Gingger Shankar and Nick Urata; music supervisor Gary Calamar (Photo: Arnold Turner) The key to survival is diversify. Always negotiate to retain ownership of your score when the ...

  10. 'Moneyball' and 'Abduction' Composers and Directors, Music Supervisors Compare Notes, Gripes @ Billboard Film & TV Music Conference

    October 25, 2011 1:57 PM EDT Music For Films: "The Connection Between Composers and Directors" panel (from left): Mychael Danna, Composer, "Moneyball;" Bennett Miller, Director, "Moneyball;" Ed Shearmur, Composer, "Abduction;" John Sing ...