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ASCAP honors film, TV music

'Survivor', 'Pirates', 'Simpsons' among winners

David Vanacore and Russ Landau’s music for “Survivor,” Hans Zimmer’s scores for “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End” and “The Simpsons Movie,” and Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman’s “Hairspray” were among the honorees at ASCAP’S 23rd annual Film & Television Music Awards held Tuesday at the Beverly Hilton.

ASCAP composers whose works earned the highest number of performance credits on television in the category of themes for the 2007 survey year were Joel Beckerman, Sean Callery, David Nichtern, Mark Snow and Vanacore. For underscore in TV, awards went to D. Brent Nelson, Nichtern, Brian D. Siewert, Snow and Vanacore.

Receiving honors for scoring the year’s top films at the box office were Marco Beltrami, John Debney, Michael Giacchino, Nick Hooper, James Newton Howard, John Powell, Stephen Schwartz, Alan Silvestri, Marc Streitenfeld, Lyle Workman, Gabriel Yared, Geoff Zanelli, Shaiman, Wittman and Zimmer.

During the ceremony Alan and Marilyn Bergman were honored with the ASCAP Founders Award. Tributes to the Bergmans were delivered by Siedah Garrett, Lari White and pianist Mike Lang. Marilyn Bergman is the chairman and president of ASCAP.

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