HMMA has increased its submissions for music in visual media more than all previous years combined due to the global response of artists being recognized in this area. Both mainstream and emerging feature film and TV composers have received recognition for their work with HMMA, which has increased their viability and their value in the marketplace as composers. Submissions for music in visual media are held in monthly rounds with deadlines at the end of each month. For more information about music submissions for both genre and music in visual media CLICK HERE
HOLLYWOOD, CA- Nov 16, 2012: The Hollywood Music in Media Awards stepped up its game this year at the beautiful and historic Fonda Theater in Hollywood, wowing all in attendance. With a jam-packed celebrity filled red carpet, the event has excelled in stature. Though the HMMA is technically about awards, the evening proved wildly entertaining for the audience. A visual montage of nominated composer clips for film, TV and Video Games opened the show on the big screen, followed by a splashy opening number by host and master musical impressionist Greg London.
HOLLYWOOD, CA Oct 16, 2012 - The Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA) has announced the long awaited list of visual media nominees! This year's event is hosted by master musical impressionist Greg London, along with guest celebrity guest presenters including actor Eric Roberts and others TBA. Nominated film scores & composers include John Williams, Lincoln; Thomas Newman, Skyfall; Howard Shore, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey; Jonny Greenwood, The Master; Mychael Danna, Life of Pi; Joe Kraemer, Jack Reacher; Marco Beltrami, The Sessions, Moritz Schmittat, Shady Lady and Nuno Malo, LUV. Other nominations for TV, Film, Video Game, Soundtrack Album, Movie Trailer and Song categories are now selected. Read more
Current HMMA nominee and 2011 award recipient composer Austin Wintory worked on his score to the PlayStation3 game JOURNEY for three years, continuously writing and revising the entire time. When the game was released in March 2012, the reaction was explosive. It received dozens and dozens of perfect scores from critics, and the game quickly set video game music sales records. The soundtrack album leapt to the top of the iTunes charts all over the world, and ended up on the Billboard charts higher than any previous original video game score album. Read more
HOLLYWOOD, CA- Nov 18, 2011: The Hollywood Music in Media Awards presented over 50 awards recognizing the finest musical talent in all forms of visual media to a capacity crowd at The Highlands in Hollywood last night. Co-hosted by Adam Gaynor (matchbox 20) and Suzan Brittan-Gault. One of the evening’s highlights was SMOKEY ROBINSON accepting the HMMA Lifetime Achievement Award in front of a standing ovation chanting “Smokey, Smokey, Smokey!” Read more
Hollywood, Calif.-October 17, 2011: Nominations for the annual Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA) were announced today including categories for Original Score and Song in Film, TV, Video Games, Commercial Ads and Movie Trailers and Outstanding Music Supervision. The annual event will take place on November 17, 2011 in Hollywood, CA.