FIFTH ANNUAL GUILD OF MUSIC SUPERVISORS AWARDS
JANUARY 21, 2015 AT MACK SENNETT STUDIOS IN HOLLYWOOD
 
On January 21, 2015 the 5th Annual Guild Of Music Supervisors Awards event was held at the historic film stages of Mack Sennett Studios in Los Angeles, California. The best uses of music in 2014 film, television, advertising, games and trailers were celebrated by the Guild Of Music Supervisors members and friends. Special event sponsors were Republic Records, Island Records and Capitol Music Group as well as APM, Audio Network, Firstcom, Killer Tracks, Megatrax, Ole/Music Box, Warner/Chappell Production Music, ABKCO, ASCAP, SESAC, Peer Music, TAXI, Glassnote Records, Division of Sound and Downtown Music Publishing.
 

1) BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION – TELEVISION COMEDY OR MUSICAL

1. Girls – Season 3 Manish Raval and Tom Wolfe

2. Glee – Season 5 PJ Bloom

3. Hit the Floor – Season 2 Joel C. High and Erin Dillon

4. Nashville – Season 3 Frankie Pine (WINNER)

5. Shameless – Season 4 Ann Kline

 

2) BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION – TELEVISION DRAMA

1. American Horror Story: Freak Show PJ Bloom

2. Peaky Blinders – Season 2 Amelia Hartley

3. Reign – Season 2 Madonna Wade-Reed (WINNER)

4. Teen Wolf – Seasons 3B and 4 Laura Webb

5. The Blacklist – Season 1 John Bissell

 

3) BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION – REALITY TELEVISION

1. American Idol – Season 13 Robin Kaye

2. America’s Got Talent – Season 9 Meryl Ginsberg

3. Best Bars in America – Season 1 Carrie Hughes

4. So You Think You Can Dance – Season 11 Nancy Severinsen

5. The Voice – Seasons 6 and 7 Clyde Lieberman and Jill Meyers (WINNER)

 

4) BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION – TELEVISION LONG FORM AND MOVIES

1. Drumline: A New Beat - Tricia Holloway

2. Houdini - Maureen Crowe

3. In My Dreams - Andrea von Foerster

4. The Normal Heart - PJ Bloom (WINNER)

 

5) BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION – FILM OVER 25 MILLION

1. Guardians of the Galaxy - Dave Jordan (WINNER)

2. Annie - Matt Sullivan and Wende Crowely

3. Get On Up - Budd Carr and Margaret Yen

4. The Book Of Life - John Houlihan

5. Into The Woods - Paul Gemignani and Michael Higham

 

6) BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION – FILM UNDER 25 MILLION

1. Birdman - Lynn Fainchtein

2. St. Vincent - Randall Poster

3. The Fault In Our Stars - Season Kent (WINNER)

4. Wild - Susan Jacobs

5. Chef - Mathieu Schreyer

 

7) BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION – FILM UNDER 10 MILLION

1. Beyond The Lights - Julia Michels

2. JIMI: All Is By My Side - Chris Mollere

3. Begin Again - Matt Sullivan and Andrea von Foerster (WINNER)

 

8) BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION – FILM UNDER 5 MILLION

1. Boyhood - Randall Poster

2. Whiplash - Andy Ross (WINNER)

3. Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon - John Houlihan and Willa Yudell

4. We Are The Best - Rasmus Thord

5. Rudderless - Liz Gallacher

 

9) BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION IN GAMES

1. FIFA 15 - Cybele Pettus [Electronic Arts] (WINNER)

2. Sunset Overdrive - Laura Katz and Gregory J. Gordon [Insomniac Games and Pyramind Studios]

3. Hohokum - Alex Hackford [Sony Computer Entertainment]

4. Forza Horizon 2 - Kyle Hopkins, Maya Halfon and Rob Da Bank [Microsoft Studios]

5. The Sims 4 - Steve Schnur and Cybele Pettus [Electronic Arts]

 

10) BEST USE OF MUSIC, BRAND

1. Coke - Joe Belliotti

2. AllSaints - Michael Gross

3. Nike - JT Griffith

 

11) BEST USE OF MUSIC, MUSIC HOUSE / AGENCY

1. Walker - Sara Matarazzo

2. Able Baker - Jessica Dierauer and Peter Gannon

3. GSD&M - David Rockwood

4. Deutsch - David Rocco

5. Elias Arts - Jason Kramer

Media Arts Lab - Peymon Maskin

 

12) BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION – TRAILERS

1. Inherent Vice– Teaser Vanessa Jorge [Aspect Ratio] (WINNER)

2. Interstellar – Trailer #2 Bobby Gumm and Michael Paquette [Trailer Park]

3. Mad Max – Teaser Sanaz Lavaedian [Mocean]

4. 50 Shades Of Grey – Teaser Serena Undercolfer [Concept Arts]

5. Birdman – Teaser Chase Casanova [Mark Woollen]

 

Two categories were awarded by the Guild Of Music Supervisors Board of Directors

based on excellence in use of music by a studio department:

 

13) 2014 STUDIO AWARD FOR MUSIC IN FILM

20th Century Fox Televsion (WINNER)

 

14) 2014 STUDIO AWARD FOR MUSIC IN TELEVISION

a tie with two honorees:

The Walt Disney Studios

and

20th Century Fox Studios