Nonfiction doc music will be honored for the first time this year, thanks to the work of longtime composer Miriam Cutler ('Love, Gilda'), who reveals her pitch to the organization and how scoring a doc differs from scoring fiction.
For years, music in documentary and nonfiction programming competed alongside the music for fictional narratives, but this year, music composition for a documentary series or special is getting its own category — the Emmys’ seventh music category overall. It is a change that couldn’t have come soon enough for many veterans in the space.
Joey Moser speaks with the composer about the legendary comic and the creation of the Music Composition of a Documentary Series or Special category.
There was only one Gilda Radner, and she left us way too soon. Lisa D’Apolito’s documentary, Love Gilda, is a loving portrait of a woman who never expected to be famous and only wanted to make the world a more beautiful place through humor. Miriam Cutler is nominated for writing the score to Gilda’s life (she’s also nominated for RBG, and both films were executive produced by CNN Films), and it’s a gentle tribute to a legend.
Quartet Records and MovieScore Media presents the CD release of Miriam Cutler: Film Music, which features selections from 18 different movies, most of which have no commercial release on CD. The cues were personally selected by the composer to reflect on the many different projects from her career as a documentary composer.
Miriam attends the TV Academy's Emmys Reception in North Hollywood where they honored all the 2019 nominees. She's nominated for her work in the CNN Films documentaries 'Love, Gilda' and 'RBG.'
Miriam Cutler speaks with the Television Academy Foundation on the 2019 Creative Arts Emmys Red Carpet
Miriam Cutler will join this special event at Cal Lutheran University later this month - "Women in Music: Making Change Happen."
"The Women Warriors: The Voices of Change" concert took place at Alice Tully Hall last Friday, with an insightful The Society of Composers & Lyricists & Alliance for Women Film Composers panel a day prior at New York University.
Miriam celebrated with friends and peers at The Society of Composers & Lyricists' (The SCL) 2019 Emmys reception, which was held the day before the ceremony in Los Angeles.
Miriam attended the 2019 Creative Arts Emmys on Sunday, September 14th at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
"We need Gilda Radner more than ever, and...
Miriam's inspiring talk at the AWFC Professional Development Seminar
Miriam talks with Variety about lobbying for the new Emmy Documentary Catagory!
Miriam recently had the opportunity to sit down and discuss her work with Pop Disciple.