BMI honored film composer George S. Clinton, conductor/composer Lucas Richman and others at its annual Film & Television Awards last night in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The awards pay tribute to the composers and songwriters behind the music in the top films, television shows and cable programs from the past year.

Clinton was presented the BMI Richard Kirk Award for outstanding career achievement, which is given annually to a composer for significant contributions to film and television music. Past honorees include Jerry Goldsmith, Thomas Newman and Danny Elfman.

Conductor/composer Lucas Richman was honored with the classic contribution award for his 10 years of service in leading BMI's conductor's workshop. Richman currently serves as music director and Conductor for the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra.

A complete list of winners can be found at