HomeNews Archive
About the FMS News & Events Membership Merchandise Resources & Links Contact Give Facebook
 
>Print this article  
FMS FEATURE...

September 5, 2008
Diane Warren to be Honored at Film & TV Music Conference
Top songwriter to receive Hollywood Reporter/Billboard career achievement award by Marilee Bradford

Diane Warren
Los Angeles, Calif.—Grammy-winning songwriter Diane Warren, whose substantial catalog of popular songs includes many written for motion pictures, will be honored with an inaugural Career Achievement Award at The Hollywood Reporter/Billboard Film & TV Music Conference, Nov. 13-14 at the Sofitel Los Angeles.

Recipient of six Oscar nominations for such hits as "I Don't Want to Miss A Thing" (performed by Aerosmith in Armageddon, 1997), "Because You Loved Me" (performed by Celine Dion in Up Close and Personal, 1996) and Grammy winner "How Do I Live" (performed by Trisha Yearwood in Con Air, 1997), Warren's songs have been featured in more than 100 films, among them The Last Dragon (1985), Mannequin (1987), Licence to Kill (1989), Patch Adams (1998), Stuart Little (1999), Runaway Bride (1999), Music of the Heart (1999), Coyote Ugly (2000), Legally Blonde (2001), Pearl Harbor (2001), and most recently American Gangster (2007).

A five-time ASCAP Pop Songwriter of the Year and winner of numerous other music awards, Warren is among the music industry's most prolific contemporary songwriters, having written for a myriad of stars in the recording and concert fields, including Elton John, Barbra Streisand, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, Patti LaBelle, Gloria Estefan, Christina Aguilera, Reba McEntire, Faith Hill and Mary J. Blige.

Warren is also one of the most successful business owners in the industry as founder of her own publishing company, Realsongs, and the Diane Warren Foundation, a nonprofit that supports animal rights and human interest organizations.

Now in its seventh year, The Hollywood Reporter/Billboard Film & TV Music Conference is a two-day seminar devoted to music and songs written for film and television, providing a forum for communication among media music professionals.

Round table discussions, panels, master classes, live performances and networking events feature composers, songwriters, directors and music supervisors, as well as executives from record labels, advertising, music publishing, networks, gaming and other aspects of the film and TV music business.

Among this year's participants will be Fox Music president Robert Kraft, Paramount music head Randy Spendlove, Sundance director of film music Peter Golub, CBS Records president Larry Jenkins, Lionsgate vp of TV music Russell Zeicker, Billboard's director of charts/senior analyst Geoff Mayfield, and a panel of the composers and producers from Gossip Girl.

The conference will sponsor a film scoring competition in which entrants may submit their film, TV, video game or trailer clips, the best to be shown during the conference and critiqued by music supervisors and other industry pros.

Click Here
For schedules, registration and other information, visit the billboardevents.com website or call (646) 654-4626.

©2008 Marilee Bradford
Help preserve the legacy of film and television music by supporting The Film Music Society!

back to top
 
Search
 
Past Features
 

02.27.2017
Oscar Music Swept Up in La La Land

Ceremony featured Best Song performances by Timberlake, Sting, Legend

12.28.2016
Classic Film Music on Disc: The Best of 2016

Ellington, North, Goldsmith, Rorem, Schickele among top recordings

12.20.2016
Why the Arrival Score was Disqualified

Composers Johannsson, Richter explain what happened

12.16.2016
Thomas Newman, Diane Warren Honored as SCL Ambassadors

Composers Poledouris, Rose added to Hall of Fame

Feature Archives
 

09.17.2008
Music Emmys Honor Pushing Daisies, The Company

Awards repeat for scorers Beal, Watters; firsts for Dooley, Landau

09.05.2008
Diane Warren to be Honored at Film & TV Music Conference

Top songwriter to receive Hollywood Reporter/Billboard career achievement award

09.02.2008
The Fly Takes Wing at L.A. Opera

Howard Shore's new stage work preps for US premiere

>2017 Archive

>2016 Archive

>2015 Archive

>2014 Archive

>2013 Archive

>2012 Archive

>2011 Archive

>2010 Archive

>2009 Archive

>2008 Archive

>2007 Archive

>2006 Archive

>2005 Archive

>2004 Archive

>2003 Archive

>All Archives

Home Copyright © 2002-17 The Film Music Society, all rights reserved.
About the FMS News & Events Membership Merchandise Resources & Links Contact Facebook