Broughton Honored at Soundtrack Cologne

Bruce Broughton

Bruce Broughton

On 26 August 2017, at Soundtrack Cologne, noted film composer Bruce Broughton was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award as one of a handful of “Hollywood Greats” who have contributed at the highest level to the film experience.

Soundtrack Cologne is a four-day annual event held in Cologne, Germany, that focuses on current developments in the culture, laws, marketing, and techniques of media music. The event features round table discussions, panels, workshops, and networking events, along with film premieres, competitions, and awards ceremonies.

Broughton, who has a background in Salvation Army music circles, is a noted film and television composer, with 24 Emmy nominations and a record 10 wins. His score for the film Silverado was nominated for an Oscar and his score for Young Sherlock Holmes was nominated for a Grammy. He is a board member of ASCAP, a former governor of both the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and a past president and founding member of the the Society of Composers and Lyricists. He is an adjunct professor in Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television for the Thornton School of Music at USC and a lecturer in music composition at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.

At Soundtrack Cologne, Broughton was interviewed by Michael Hollands (video below, note that the video is mostly just an audio track).

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