Affair: 9th Annual GMS Awards
When: Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Hot Spot: The Theatre at Ace Hotel, Los Angeles, CA
Deets: The Guild of Music Supervisors unveiled the list of nominees for its 9th annual award show taking place on Wednesday, February 13th at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The event will celebrate the highest achievements in music supervision, recognizing exemplary work in 18 categories representing movies, television, games, advertising and trailers.
This year’s motion picture nominees include A Star Is Born, Black Panther, Bohemian Rhapsody, Mary Poppins Returns, Green Book, Spider Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and Love, Simon, among others while television categories include acclaimed series like 13 Reasons Why, Pose, Insecure, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Black-ish, andThis Is Us. Film trailer nominations include Godzilla: King Of Monsters, Avengers: Infinity War, Dumbo, Widows, and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Trailer 1). In the games category, Donut County, Far Cry 5, FIFA 19, Forza Horizon 4, and Red Dead Redemption 2 were highlighted as nominees. Apple, Nike, Droga5, Media Arts Lab and more were among the nominees in the advertising category.
“It has been a tremendous year for music-driven projects, and music supervisors have been at the forefront of some of this year’s most exciting work,” said Thomas Golubić, President of the Guild of Music Supervisors. “We are very excited to honor our nominees for their dynamic and innovative contributions to narrative storytelling in film, television, ads, promos, trailers and games. It’s going to be a fantastic show.”
For the fourth year in a row, this annual event will be hosted at The Theatre at Ace Hotel, a delicately restored, 1,600-seat movie palace that has served as a Los Angeles epicenter for art and modern entertainment for almost a century. In addition to the awards, the evening will also feature live music performances, including this year’s featured Spotlight Artist, King Princess, Spotify’s RISE artist and vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer whose debut EP Make My Bed was released this year to widespread critical praise, and has been streamed more than 220 million times to date.
Industry legend Joel Sill will receive the organization’s prestigious Legacy Award for his creative contribution to music in film. Sill’s body of work includes Forrest Gump, The Goonies, Blade Runner, The Color Purple, and My Cousin Vinny.
For a complete list of nominations, please visit GMSAwards.com.
Who You May Spot: To be announced
Hint For The Average Socialite: This is strictly invite only.
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