Renowned Composer Howard Shore to Receive the "Maestro Award" at 2014 Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference

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Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2014 4:48 pm | Updated: 7:32 pm, Thu Aug 21, 2014.

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TO ENTERTAINMENT, AND MUSIC EDITORS:

Renowned Composer Howard Shore to Receive the "Maestro Award" at 2014

Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Billboard (www.billboard.com /

www.billboard.biz) and The Hollywood Reporter (thr.com) today

announced that three-time Academy Award-winning composer Howard Shore

will be presented with the 2014 Maestro Award at

the Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference,

November 5 - 6, 2014.

The Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference, in its

13th year, is dedicated to all facets of music and its uses in

television, film, advertising and new media.  The event brings

together recording artists, composers, and executives from all

branches of entertainment, music supervisors, publishers, filmmakers,

managers and others to discuss the ever-changing entertainment

landscape and opportunities for content creators and copyright

holders. The conference will take place at The Globe Theater at

Universal Studios Hollywood in Universal City, CA, having sold out

attendance the past two years.

Shore, who over the course of his distinguished career has composed

scores for over 80 films, including Philadelphia, Hugo, The Aviator,

Ed Wood, The Silence of the Lambs, Big, Naked Lunch and Mrs.

Doubtfire, is best known for his music for TheLord of the Rings

trilogy, for which he has won three Academy Awards. He is also the

recipient of three Golden Globes and four Grammys.

"From The Lord of the Rings to High Fidelity to Crash, Howard Shore's

talent spans not only genres but also proves to be timeless," said

Janice Min, Co-President/Chief Creative Officer of the Entertainment

Group of Guggenheim Media. "His work has resulted in some of

Hollywood's most beloved scores, and we are honored to have him as our

2014 Maestro Award recipient."

Shore has scored three films due late in 2014: The Hobbit: The Battle

of the Five Armies (12/17), Maps to the Stars (5/21), and Rosewater

(11/7),Jon Stewart's directorial debut, screening at the Toronto

International Film Festival.

"I am grateful for the acknowledgement from these two esteemed

publications," said composer Howard Shore. "Thank you and I look

forward to seeing everyone in November."

The Maestro Award is an annual award presented to artists and

composers who have made a lasting contribution to film and television

music. Previous winners include Oscar- and multiple-Grammy-winning

producer, musician and songwriter T. Bone Burnett, composers Danny

Elfman, Hans Zimmer, Alan Menken and Thomas Newman, as well as

songwriter Diane Warren.

Please visit http://www.billboardevents.com/filmtv to view the full

event schedule and registration details.

About Billboard Billboard is the world's most influential music brand,

built on the most complete and well-respected database of charts

across all music genres. The Billboard charts define success in music.

From the iconic Billboard magazine to Billboard.com which is the

ultimate consumer-facing destination for millions of passionate music

fans, to the industry's most elite conference series and influencer

events including the Power 100 and Women in Music - the Billboard

brand has unmatched authority among fans, artists and the industry

alike.

www.billboard.com / www.billboard.biz

About The Hollywood Reporter The Hollywood Reporter is the

entertainment industry's flagship media brand. With in-depth

reporting, analysis, unprecedented access, world-class photography and

video, and feature exclusives, The Hollywood Reporter is the

definitive source for breaking entertainment and business news.

Founded in 1930 as a trade-only publication, The Hollywood

Reporter reached an all-time high of 14.288 million individuals

worldwide online at thr.com in March 2014, and over 224,000 readers in

its weekly magazine, delivering news to an audience of industry power

players and consumers deeply invested in entertainment content. The

Hollywood Reporter's platforms include an award-winning weekly

magazine, dynamic web and mobile sites, festival and awards season

apps, tablet, iPad editions, social media, and branded events.

Follow The Hollywood Reporter on Twitter @thr and on Facebook

at facebook.com/HollywoodReporter. In 2014, The Hollywood Reporter won

a Los Angeles Area Emmy Award for The Hollywood Reporter in Focus: The

Wolf of Wall Street.

CONTACT High10Media Tara Parsell | tara@high10media.com | 212-918-2029

SOURCE Billboard

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