“Celebrating the best production music libraries, and most talented composers in the industry”
// WE ARE THE LIBRARY MUSIC AWARDS //
We’re back for 2015 and we’ve got an even bigger and better Library Music Awards for you!
We’re here to champion the best and brightest in our industry, and to spread the word to the wider sync & media industries. We mean business. We’re all about talent, so libraries, show us what you’re made of.
In 2015 there is an improved category system, recognising both sync and composition. We have a stellar line up of judges from all areas of the industry to make sure the best rise to the top. Scroll down to see who we have on board, or click the Judges tab.
We’re not open for entries just yet. Keep an eye on the Facebook and Twitter pages for more info on when to enter.
The Library Music Awards is now closed for entries for 2015.
// TUNE UP //
At the Library Music Awards we firmly believe that some of the best composing and songwriting talent in the world are working in our industry. Thats why Tune Up has always been a fundamental part of the awards.
For the composers, producers, musicians and anyone else, Tune Up is a day of demos and workshops tailored for you. This means industry professionals and top music brands coming together to show you how to get the most out of your music.
Library Music Awards’ Media partner:
Library Music Awards 2015 winners!
Well done to all the winners and nominees for the 2015 Library Music Awards. Here they all are!
Tom Player has provided music for all manner of trailers, from The Hobbit to Game of Thrones and is gaining a reputation as one of the best trailer composers around. In this session he’s going to share some of his experience and expertise with us, and take us through one of his sessions. Scoring to trailer, or for trailer library has its own unique set of challenges, and this session should help pinpoint some of the techniques useful for writing in this genre.
11:00 – Q&A Session with Library Music Panel
An opportunity to engage directly with the Libraries, and ask the questions you’ve always wanted to! Featuring in this year’s Q&A will be Steph Perrin from Felt Music // Jenny Oakes from JW Media Music // Arun Sethi from Imagem Production Music // Matt Welch from Twisted Jukebox // Sue Hepworth from SATV.
12:30 – MU Presents Session Legends: Paul Clarvis
Paul Clarvis is a Composer and Percussionist who’s worked with some of the biggest names in the industry, and played on scores such as Star Wars, The Lord of the Rings, James Bond and Harry Potter. With the support of the Musician’s Union, Paul’s session will focus on some of the best ways to get the most out of percussion in composition. Epic, Ethnic, large and small, Paul has experience with most styles, and will share his insights in this session.
13:45 – Break
14:30 – Pitch Perfect with Extreme Music
This session offers composers the opportunity to pitch their work directly to Extreme Music, one of the world’s leading music libraries. Extreme have set a brief, and will be present to provide direct feedback on work. If they are really impressed by the track, it may be included on an upcoming Extreme Music release.
If you’d like to pitch your music, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org (subject: ‘Extreme brief’ & include your ticket reference number) to receive your brief. If you prefer to sit back and watch others squirm, then thats fine too!
16:15 – Pop Production Workshop with Dan Gautreau
Dan Gautreau writes and produces Pop music for artists and sync. Starting his career at Sarm Studios in London, he has a long list of studio credits with artists such as Alicia Keys, Ben Howard, and Paulo Nutini. As a composer his music has been used in a wide range of tv shows & films including Top Gear, Greys Anatomy and The Inbetweeners Movie. Dan divides his time between LA and London and is currently working with X Factor winner Ben Haenow.
During this workshop, Dan will be looking at the song in a library music and television context, exploring topics such as sync-ability and collaborating with musicians as well as practical tips and tricks and breaking down some examples of work he has been involved in.
22nd October 2015 // Frobisher Auditorium 1, The Barbican Centre, London
*Tune up is over for another year! We had a blast – massive thanks to everyone involved. See you next year!*
Head over to our Facebook page to have a look at the photos from last years awards event at 229, Great Portland Street. It was a great night, with lots of worthy winners. Well done to everyone that got nominated, and especially to those who took home some shiny awards! Here are your 2014 winners (click the images to listen to the tracks):
This week we chatted its Connie Farr’s turn in our spotlight! Connie is founder of the music licensing and placement service for Films, Games, TV, Advertisements, Virals and Instore Playlists – ThinkSync Music. Connie gets to work on current projects such as the film adaptation of Martin Amis’ ‘London Fields’ and various other upcoming productions for […]
Tammy’s musical background began with a love of dance music from the age of 10. Growing up with an older sister who was at the forefront of the 90’s rave scene, she was influenced by original house and techno. It was a natural progression from this house and dance in her teens, through to […]
Paul has a passion for music and while he plays bass in a band in his spare time, he integrates music, video and interactive aspects into his daily advertising creations. Nominated as a Face to Watch by Campaign magazine this year, we’ve managed to nab him as one of our judging panel. In between […]