Film & TV

CSAs 2017 #ComposersWhoScore Video Interviews: Michael White

Discusses his work on HEVN (Revenge), his collaborations, his niche in film composing

March 24, 2017

CSAs 2017 #ComposersWhoScore Video Interviews: Jeff Toyne

Discusses his work on Love Under the Stars, J.K. Rowling TV bio doc, learning at Sundance Lab

March 22, 2017

CSAs 2017 #ComposersWhoScore Video Interviews: Geoff Bennet & André Hirz

Discuss their work on Moose, Max & Ruby, and their first soundtrack album

March 21, 2017

CSAs 2017 #ComposersWhoScore Video Interviews: Peter Chapman (a.k.a. Coins)

Discusses his work on nominated Wynonna Earp, on Daft Science, and what’s next

March 20, 2017

CSAs 2017 #ComposersWhoScore Video Interviews: Steve London

Discusses his work on nominated Born to Be Blue, studying with icons, what’s next

March 17, 2017

CSAs 2017 #ComposersWhoScore Video Interviews: Rob Carli

Discusses the TV scoring work that earned two nominations, one win

March 16, 2017

SOCAN reception celebrates 2017 Canadian Screen Awards music category nominees

Attending #ComposersWhoScore include early gala winners Robert Carli, Steve London

March 13, 2017

SOCAN members nominated in 2017 CSAs for Best Original Song in a Film

Milk & Bone, Matthew Schellenberg, David Braid

March 10, 2017

#ComposersWhoScore Profiles: CSA 2017 SOCAN member nominees for Best Original Score for a TV Series

Schaun Tozer, Peter Chapman, Trevor Yuile, Amin Bhatia, Ari Posner, Nicolas Maranda

March 9, 2017

#ComposersWhoScore Profiles: CSA 2017 SOCAN member nominees for Best Original Music Score for a TV Program

Jeff Toyne, Robert Carli, Lawrence Shragge, James Gelfand, Louise Tremblay

March 9, 2017

#ComposersWhoScore Profiles: CSA 2017 SOCAN member nominees for Best Original Music for a Non-Fiction TV Program or Series

Lesley Barber, John Welsman, Geoff Bennett, Andre Hirz, Mary Margaret O’Hara, Mark Korven

March 8, 2017

#ComposersWhoScore Profiles: CSA 2017 SOCAN member nominees for Best Original Score in a Film

Taymaz Saba, Jesse Zubot, Alain Mayrand, Michael White, Todor Kobakov, Steve London, David Braid

March 7, 2017

Cristobal Tapia De Veer wins a FIPA d’Or award

SOCAN members showcase at Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels

February 24, 2017

Toronto Symphony Orchestra 2017/18 program highlights SOCAN member composers

Continuing Canada Mosaic series includes commissions, world premières

February 3, 2017

Twenty-seven SOCAN members nominated for 2017 Canadian Screen Awards

March 12 gala to be broadcast live on CBC

January 18, 2017

Journées de la culture : A conversation with Cristobal Tapia de Veer

Série noire and Utopia music composer discusses his creative approach

October 5, 2016

SOCAN hosts “Settling the Score” seminar for Vancouver screen composers

Sharing valuable information on cue sheets, digital royalties, more

September 23, 2016

SOCAN’s Tim Hardy educates members at Festival Music House Atlantic during 2016 AFF

While they showcase for established L.A. music supervisors

September 22, 2016

SOCAN Foundation announces 24 Young Composers, Young Audio Visual Composers Award winners

Awards a total of $51,000 to prize winners

August 24, 2016

SOCAN Awards 2016 Video Interview: Hawaii Five-O composer Keith Power

Winner of SOCAN International TV Series Music Award

July 8, 2016

SOCAN celebrates in L.A. with third annual Family & Friends Canada Day party

Presents Stephan Moccio, Clinton Shorter with SOCAN Awards

July 5, 2016

SOCAN hosts “Settling the Score” seminar for screen composers

Sharing valuable information on cue sheets, digital royalties, more

May 10, 2016

Video Interview: 2016 Canadian Screen Award nominee Rob Carli

Discusses work on Murdoch Mysteries, Wynona Earp, support from SOCAN

March 23, 2016

Gala du cinéma Québécois 2016: Martin Léon wins, François Dompierre honoured

Léon walks away with Best Original Music for Guibord s’en va-t-en guerre

March 21, 2016

Video Interview: 2016 Canadian Screen Award nominee Amin Bhatia

On his nominated score, working with Ari Posner, support from SOCAN

March 17, 2016

Video: SOCAN talks to 2016 Canadian Screen Award winner Darren Fung

On his winning score, its theatrical adaptation, support from SOCAN

March 15, 2016

SOCAN reception celebrates 2016 Canadian Screen Awards music category nominees

Including early gala winner Darren Fung

March 14, 2016

Nine SOCAN members nominated for 2016 Jutra Awards

Winner/s for Best Original Music to be announced March 20th

January 26, 2016

Video: 21 SOCAN members nominated for 2016 Canadian Screen Awards

March 13 gala to be broadcast live on CBC

January 20, 2016

The Weeknd nominated for a 2016 Academy Award

Composers Ilan Eshkeri, Steve London score Oscar-nominated movies

January 15, 2016

SOCAN holds inaugural meeting with Canadian screen composers

Well-received gathering strengthens relationship, allows healthy dialogue

November 5, 2015

Video: SOCAN interviews film composer Andrew Lockington

Discusses his work on San Andreas, reading source material, how SOCAN helps revenue

October 21, 2015

SOCAN Session: We present our first-ever film score No. 1 Award to Andrew Lockington for San Andreas

Movie tops North American box office, reaches 250 million people

October 19, 2015

SOCAN TIFF 2015 brunch connects screen composers with music supervisors

Gathering promotes new opportunities for both

September 17, 2015

Ten SOCAN members score seven films officially screening at TIFF 2015

Todor Kobakov, Ian LeFeuvre score with multiple entries

September 14, 2015

Submit now for 2015-16 Theatre 20 Composium

Offers world-class training for musical theatre composers, lyricists

July 21, 2015

2015 Leo Award Nominee Profile: Dan Ross

Nominated for Best Musical Score in a Short Drama

June 11, 2015

2015 Leo Award Nominee Profile: Jeff Toyne

Nominated for Best Musical Score in an Animated Program or Series

June 9, 2015

Composer Andrew Lockington scores No. 1 movie San Andreas

Score includes piano being destroyed, seismic soundwaves

June 3, 2015

2015 Leo Award Nominee Profile: Grant Baldwin

Nominated for Best Musical Score in a Documentary Program or Series

June 2, 2015

2015 Leo Award Nominee Profiles: Dan Mangan and Jesse Zubot

Nominated for Best Musical Score in a Motion Picture

May 27, 2015

Shields, Harrison, win SOCAN-sponsored honours at 2015 AMPIA Awards

41st annual edition of “The Rosies”

May 26, 2015

Twenty-seven SOCAN members nominated in 2015 musical LEO Awards

Honours celebrate excellence in B.C. film and TV

May 13, 2015

Harrison, Shields, Wettstein lead nominations in music categories for 2015 AMPIA Awards

Forty-first annual edition of “The Rosies”

April 24, 2015

Video: SOCAN interviews Stephan Moccio

Hugely successful songwriter/composer talks film work, songwriting, advice for film & TV music hopefuls

April 1, 2015

Help choose finalists for 2015 Gémeaux Awards

Pick the best audio-visual original scores of the year

March 27, 2015

Rémy Nadeau-Aubin, Organ Mood win 2015 Jutra for Best Original Score

For their work on Tu dors Nicole

March 17, 2015

Video: SOCAN talks to nominees and winners in 2015 Canadian Screen Awards

Patric Caird on his nominated co-write, film composing challenges, and SOCAN

March 10, 2015

Parmjit Sarai, Manjeet Ral co-write wins Best Original Song at Canadian Screen Awards

For “Dal Makhani”

March 2, 2015

Video: SOCAN/CMPA reception celebrates 2015 Canadian Screen Awards music category nominees

Including early gala winners Rob Carli, John Welsman

February 27, 2015

Three SOCAN members win Canadian Screen Awards for TV work

John Welsman, Robert Carli, Trevor Yuile

February 26, 2015

SOCAN luncheon celebrates members nominated at Jutra and Canadian Screen Awards

Seven composers chew the fat – and good food – about their trade and nominations

February 25, 2015

Music composers play major role in Canada’s film and TV industry

Canadian screen music composers generated about $100-million in royalties in 2014

February 19, 2015

SOCAN presents “Music in Film & TV” workshop at Kingston Canadian Film Festival

Emily Klassen, Richard Pell discuss their composing work

February 18, 2015

Seven SOCAN members nominated at 2015 Jutra Awards

Best Music winner(s) will be announced March 15

January 27, 2015

LEO Awards 2015 calls for entries

SOCAN-sponsored honours celebrate excellence in BC film, TV

January 19, 2015

Twenty-two SOCAN members earn Canadian Screen Award 2015 nominations

And another earns a special achievement award

January 16, 2015

SOCAN Film & TV members’ music on display at Sundance festival

Nine officially selected films scored or music-directed by our members

January 15, 2015

Skyreader Media to produce Marvel’s e-magazines for blockbuster films

SOCAN member/Skyreader CEO Kevin Gillis leads production

November 18, 2014

Bartholomew, Mullane win at 2014 HMMAs

SOCAN members honoured for music in media

November 12, 2014

Robert Carli celebrates success with Murdoch Mysteries

Television Drama Reaches 100th Episode

November 11, 2014

SOCAN member discount for 2014 Billboard Film & TV Music Conference

Register now and save!

October 7, 2014

Denis Sanacore and Arcade Fire nominated for World Soundtrack Awards

Awards, Concert to take place Oct. 25 in Ghent, Belgium

September 23, 2014

Drake, others honoured at MTV VMAs, BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

Majid Jordan, Stephan Moccio, Nasri Atweh of MAGIC! also recognized

August 26, 2014

Canadian Music Café returns for sixth year during TIFF

Lineup announced

August 18, 2014

More than 20 SOCAN members nominated in 2014 Prix Gémeaux

Three ceremonies to celebrate excellence in Quebec TV, digital media

June 19, 2014

SCGC to present "In Conversation with Richard Bellis"

Renowned film composer leads seminar in Toronto, Vancouver

June 11, 2014

Four SOCAN members win in 2014 LEO Awards

Schaun Tozer, Matthew Rogers, Kenton Gilchrist, Steffan Andrews

June 4, 2014

Mychael Danna wins career achievement award from BMI

Clinton Shorter, Andrew Lockington, Keith Power also honored at film & TV gala

May 23, 2014

Shields, Harrison, Wettstein win SOCAN-sponsored honours at 2014 AMPIA Awards

40th annual edition of “The Rosies”

April 22, 2014

Audio-visual composers sought for Prix Gémeaux juries

Awards honour excellence in Francophone television and digital media

April 22, 2014

Ramachandra Borcar wins 2014 Jutra Award for best original music

Composer honoured for his work on the movie Roche papier ciseaux

March 26, 2014

Serena Ryder co-write wins Best Original Song at Canadian Screen Awards

For "It's No Mistake," written with Jimmy Harry

March 11, 2014

2014 Canadian Screen Awards finalists from Quebec honoured

SOCAN entertains members nominated in two award ceremonies

March 7, 2014

Video: Oscar-winning composer Mychael Danna visits SOCAN

Discusses his creative process with our staff

February 27, 2014

MuchFACT announces new funding opportunities for Canadian musicians

More options for Canada’s best musical talent

February 24, 2014

SOCAN presents session at Kingston Canadian Film Festival

Music in Film: Siddharth

February 21, 2014

Twenty-nine SOCAN members nominated for 2014 Canadian Screen Awards

Michel Cusson leads music nominations with three

January 15, 2014

Less than two weeks left for songwriters to write Canada's next hockey song

Deadline is Nov. 20, 2013

November 6, 2013

Family Guy composer Ron Jones to help launch Toronto Ravel study group

Inaugural meeting Oct. 24, 2013

October 4, 2013

Mychael Danna wins 2013 Emmy Award

In addition to previous Oscar and Golden Globe Awards

September 25, 2013

SOCAN composer wins 2013 Gémeaux film music awards

FM Le Sieur honoured

September 16, 2013

SOCAN member discount for 2013 Billboard Film & TV Music Conference

Register now and save!

August 29, 2013

Apply now for CFC/Slaight Music Residency

For songwriters and composers who want to break into the onscreen world

May 21, 2013

Five SOCAN members nominated for 2013 Jutra Awards

Gala honours to be presented March 17

February 1, 2013

Film and TV composer Normand Corbeil’s untimely death at age 56

Highly successful, award-winning SOCAN member

January 29, 2013

SOCAN members nominated for 2013 Canadian Screen Awards

For outstanding achievements in film and television music

January 17, 2013

Jill Barber, Melanie Fiona to play Sundance Music Café showcase

Only Canadian artists to be included

January 7, 2013

Mychael Danna nominated for Golden Globe, Critics’ Choice Awards

For his work on the hit movie Life of Pi

December 17, 2012

Three SOCAN composers honoured at 2012 Gémeaux Awards

Dominique Grand, Sylvain Grand, Normand Corbeil

September 18, 2012

SOCAN to moderate "If the Cue Fitz – Use It" panel at AFF

SOCAN composers discuss working on hit TV show Call Me Fitz

August 22, 2012

SOCAN member Ève Cournoyer’s untimely death at age 43

Winner of first SOCAN Francophone ECHO Songwriting Prize in 2006

August 13, 2012

SOCAN Foundation Awards celebrate young audio-visual composers

Film & TV composers from Montreal, Vancouver awarded top prizes

July 17, 2012

AFF offers two opportunities for Atlantic Canadian musicians

If you’re a musician in Atlantic Canada, and want to make a free video for one of your songs, or get a song in the hands of music supervisors and other key film and TV industry presonnel, you have

June 13, 2012

SOCAN members win musical LEO Awards 2012

SOCAN was a proud corporate sponsor of the 14th annual LEO Awards

June 6, 2012

SOCAN stars shine at 2012 BMI awards

SOCAN members Drake, Clinton Shorter, Andrew Lockington, and Keith Power were among a remarkable list of winners at the 60th annual BMI Pop Awards, held on May 15, 2012, and the BMI Film/TV Awards

May 29, 2012

SOCAN co-sponsors panel, reception at 2012 Worldwide Short Film Festival

Session on Wednesday, June 6

May 22, 2012