The Guild of Music Supervisors (GMS) held its second annual awards brunch this past Sunday (2/12).Â Awards were given in nine categories of music supervision.
The Best Music Supervision in Independent FilmÂ honorÂ was awarded to Gabe Hilfer and Jim Black for their work on 50/50.Â Winning the Best Music Supervision in Film award was Julia Michels who supervised the music in Alvin and The Chipmunks, The Big Year, What’s Your Number, Diary of A Wimpy Kid, and Rodrick Rules.Â Lia Vollack, president of WW Music, and Kier Lehman, director of music creative affairs at Sony Pictures Entertainment, won the award for the Best Music Supervision in Studio Films with their work for Sony Pictures.Â Rounding out the winners in the film categories was Jordan Silverberg, who won the Best Music Supervision in Trailers.
Maureen Crowe, GMS president, noted that this second annual awards competition added five new categories as compared to the inaugural event. The GMS awards brunch was held at the Magnolia Restaurant, steps away from the Staples Center where the Grammy Awards were held later on that day.
The following award winners were presented with the Guild of Music Supervisors plaque at the ceremony:
o Best Music Supervision in Reality and Live Television-Robin Kaye (The Dance Scene, American Idol, The Singing Bee, Q’Viva Season 1).
o Best Music Supervision in Television-a tie.Â Liza Richardson (Prime Suspect, Hawaii Five O, Parenthood, Friday Night Lights, The Secret Circle, Lie To Me, No Ordinary Family)Â and Gary Calamar (Death Valley, Dexter, House MD, Men Of A Certain Age, True Blood, Wilfred).
o Best Music Supervision in Long Form Television (Movies & Mini Series)-Evyen KleanÂ (Too Big To Fail, Cinema Verite, The Sunset Limited, Mildred Pierce).
o Best Music Supervision In Studio Television-NBC/Universal TelevisionÂ -Alicen Schneider, Stacey Wallen-McCarthy, Oliver Hild, Kerri Drootin (Grimm, Being Human, Royal Pains, Warehouse 13, Eureka, In Plain Sight, Alphas, The Office, Park& Recreation, Psych, Fairly Legal, Covert Affairs, Suites, Law & Order)
o Best Music Supervision in Independent Film (Under 20 Million Budget)- Gabe Hilfer and Jim Black (50/50).
o Best Music Supervision in Film (Over $20 Million Budget)-Julia Michels (Alvin and The Chipmunks, The Big Year, What’s Your Number, Diary of A Wimpy Kid, Rodrick Rules).
o Best Music Supervision in Studio Films-Sony Pictures-Lia Vollack,Â president of WW Music,Â andÂ Kier Lehman, director of music creative affairs at Sony Pictures Entertainment (The Girl With The Dragon Tatoo, The Adventures Of Tintin, Moneyball, The Ides of March, Bad Teacher).
o Best Music Supervision in Trailers-Jordan Silverberg (Beautiful Boy, Happy Feet 2, Journey 2, Mysterious Island, Puss In Boots).
o And Best Music Supervision in Games-Electronic Arts-Steve Schnur, Cybelle Pettus, Raphaella Lima (Battlefield, Madden NFL Football, NHL, Star Of Old Republic, FIFA, Tiger Woods Master, SIMS 3 Pets.)
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