'Girls,' 'Breaking Bad,' 'American Idol' Win Top TV Prizes at Music Supervisors Awards
"Argo," "Django Unchained," "Pitch Perfect" and "Magic Mike" were among the films recognized by the Guild of Music Supervisors, which handed out trophies in 12 categories on Wednesday night at the London Hotel.
Newcomers to the awards season scene, the Guild of Music Supervisors held its third annual awards on Wednesday night at Los Angeles' London Hotel, handing out trophies in 12 categories in film, television, games, trailers and advertising.
Of the movie winners, Argo, Django Unchained, Pitch Perfect and Magic Mike each got nods for best music supervision in a trailer, among studio films over $25 million, under $25 million and independent films, respectively. On the TV side, HBO's Girls and Game Change as well as AMC's Breaking Bad were recognized. Fox's American Idol , a perennial nominee at the Emmy Awards, also took home honors.
Said Guild president and co-founder Maureen Crowe: "Along with their other creative peers like art directors and costume designers, these music supervisors design the musical landscape that supports the characters, tone and story.”
On hand to celebrate the achievements were KCRW's Jason Bentley, artists Eric Burdon and Macy Gray, veteran music supervisors Alexandra Patsavas, PJ Bloom, Jonathan McHugh, Liza Richardson and Gary Calamar and X Factor season one finalist Josh Krajcik.
See the full list of winners below:
Best Music Supervision – Scripted Comedy/Musical (Television)
Manish Raval and Tom Wolfe – Girls
Best Music Supervision in Games
Alex Hackford – Sound Shapes
Best Music Supervision in Advertising
JT Griffith – “Nike”
Best Music Supervision – Independent Films
Frankie Pine – Magic Mike
Best Music Supervision – Reality (Television)
Robin Kaye – American Idol
Best Music Supervision – Scripted Drama (Television)
Thomas Golubic – Breaking Bad
Best Music Supervision – Studio Films Over $25 Million
Mary Ramos – Django Unchained
Best Music Supervision – Long Form (Television Movies and Mini-Series)
Evyen Klean and Deva Anderson – Game Change
Best Music Supervision in Trailers
Angel Mendoza – Argo
Best Television Studio Music Department
Best Music Supervision – Studio Films Under $25 Million
Julianne Jordan and Julia Michels – Pitch Perfect
Best Film Studio Music Department
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