Presented by the Film Scoring Network in collaboration with the Video Game Music Club, this interview will feature a conversation with Anne Cecere, director of film and TV relations at BMI, and Inon Zur, composer for the most anticipated game of 2015, Fallout 4. Various topics will be discussed, including Cecere's work at BMI, Inon's work with Bethesda for Fallout 4, and what steps aspiring composers should take in order to break into the industry.
Cecere oversees BMI's relationships in the increasingly important video game community. She is currently the vice president of the California Copyright Conference and sits on the Board of Directors for the Society of Singers. Her professional affiliations also include the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (Emmys), the National Association of Recording Arts and Science (Grammys), Association of Independent Music Publishers, the Society of Composers and Lyricists, the National Association of Professional Women, the Game Audio Network Guild, and the Women's Industry Network (WIN), which she cofounded.
Zur is a two-time British Academy of Film and Television Arts–nominated composer renowned for his emotionally dynamic, original music scores for film, television, and blockbuster video game franchises such as Fallout, Dragon Age, Disney’s Fantasia, and Prince of Persia. Zur’s music has been performed in concerts worldwide by top orchestras including the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall in London. He has also produced and collaborated with international recording artists including Florence + the Machine.