Christophe Beck, Newton Brothers Honored at SESAC Film & TV Composer Awards


Composers Christophe Beck and The Newton Brothers were among the most notable luminaries at the SESAC Film and Television Composer Awards in Santa Monica on Thursday, California. Beck! (shown above, okay) was recognized for his song in last year’s action comedy “Free Guy” while the Newton Brothers (Andy Grush and Taylor Stewart) they received their grant for the action-horror film “The Forever Purge.” Television music honored for popular series included Danny Lux (above, turns, “Grey’s Anatomy” “Manifests” “Rebels” “Station 19”), Jon Ehrlich; (above, focus, “The Resident”), Gabriel Mann ( “A Million Little Things”) and Paul Buckley ( “Odd Squad”). Smith Jungmichel, recently named leader and COO of SESAC Performing Rights, met the crowd, while Erin Collins, VP of film, television and the press, declared and it SESAC’s Reel Changes: The Fund for Diversity in Film Scoring software (designed to support traditionally underrepresented communities) made investments in 12 albums, amounting to approximately $ 200,000. Beck has been honored in two other venues, for concerts of his songs on wire and video sites (incl “WandaVision” and “Hawkeye”), as formerly Lux, Mann, Bruce Miller ( “Frasier”), Christopher Tyng ( “Suits”) and Matt Mariano ( “Alexa & Katie”). System TV production awards ran to David Feldstein ( “Earth Odyssey”), Evan Frankfort ( “Lucky Dog!”), Francois Hasden ( “48 Hours”), Michael Egizi (CBS previews), Seth Jabour and Syd Butler ( “Late Night With Seth Meyers”), and Guillermo Brown, Hagar Ben Ari, Steven Scalfati and Tim Young ( “Late Late Show With James Corden”). Native TV production awards ran to Mann ( “Modern Family”), Buckley, D. C ( “2. Broke Girls”), Frankfort ( “Ocean Treks”), Egizi ( “The Drew Barrymore Show”), Dennis C. Brown ( “Two and a Half Men”), John Swihart ( “How Did I Meet Your Mother”), Bob DeMarco; ( “The Doctors”), David Catalano ( “Judge Jerry”), Glenn Sherman ( “Maury”), Devin Powers ( “Couples Court”), Fernando Corona ( “Suelta la Sopa”), Jason Halbert ( “The Kelly Clarkson Show”), Kenny Lattimore ( “Divorce Court”) and Larry Brown ( “Animal Rescue”). Song publications associated with this or other reveals were indeed honored. The invitation-only event was attended by dozens of music and song managers together with publications, officers, film directors, lawyers, promoters and those in the film music group. SESAC Performing Rights is the second-oldest Performing Rights group in the USA. S, showing music and artists from a wide variety of musical styles including Adele, David Crosby, Neil Diamond and Bob Dylan.