FIFTH ANNUAL GUILD OF MUSIC SUPERVISORS AWARDS
SET FOR JANUARY 21 AT
MACK SENNETT STUDIOS IN HOLLYWOOD
AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED TO THE BEST MUSIC SUPERVISORS IN CATEGORIES INCLUDING: FILM, TELEVISION, GAMES, TRAILERS AND ADVERTISING
Films “The Normal Heart,” “Into the Woods,” “Annie,” and “The Book of Life”
Receive Nominations; Television Nominees Include “Girls,” “Glee,” “Nashville,” “American Horror Story: Freak Show,” “The Blacklist,” “American Idol,” and more
The Guild of Music Supervisors announced its fifth annual awards event taking place on Wednesday, January 21, at Mack Sennett Studios in Hollywood.The awards will recognize outstanding Music Supervisors in 14 categories representing Motion Picture, Television, Games, Trailers and Advertising. The evening will also feature three very special performances by recording artists from Island Records, Capitol Music Group and Republic Records.
The President of the Guild of Music Supervisors, John Houlihan, remarked, "The efforts of Music Supervisors have resulted in an amazing year of music use in media. Music Supervisors know how to support story, elevate messaging and add immeasurable value to all forms of media. We have a stellar group of nominees this year and our 5th annual event will honor the most creative music uses of 2014."
Motion Pictures including “Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Boyhood,” “The Fault in Our Stars” and “Into the Woods” are a sampling of the films that received nominations. “Girls,” “Glee,” “Nashville,” “American Horror Story: Freak Show,” “The Blacklist,” "Houdini," “The Voice” and “American Idol” are included in the television categories.
Brands Apple, Coke, Nike and AllSaints all received recognition as contenders in the advertising category. In the Games category, FIFA 15, Sunset Overdrive, Hohokum, Forza Horizon 2 and The Sims 4 were highlighted as nominees. Film Trailer nominations include “Birdman” and “50 Shades of Grey” among others.
For the second year in a row The Guild of Music Supervisors has selected Mack Sennett Studios to host their awards to call attention the role of Music Supervision and existing music has contributed to the history of motion picture. Mack Sennett Studios is one of the most unique stage, still photography and event rental studios in the world. Built as a silent movie studio in 1916 by legendary producer Mack Sennett, this Los Angeles landmark has played host to countless productions for film, television, advertising, music, fashion and art industries, as well as large-scale events.
For a complete list of nominations, please visit www.guildofmusicsupervisors.com
ABOUT THE GUILD OF MUSIC SUPERVISORS:
The Guild of Music Supervisors is a membership based organization that was founded in 2007 with the goal of preserving and promoting the role of the Music Supervisor as a valuable resource that elevates the creative use of music within all forms of media. The Guild holds various events, panel discussions and networking opportunities throughout the year – including the annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards ceremony, Super Sessions Conference and Emmy week celebration event – that raise awareness of the importance of music supervisors in television, film, advertising and media. For more information, please visit www.guildofmusicsupervisors.com and connect with us online at facebook.com/guildofmusicsupervisors and twitter.com/guildofmusic.