Screen Scoring News from the 2013-2014 Academic Year

Garry Schyman wins British Academy of Film and Television Arts award

April 4, 2014

Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television faculty Garry Schyman won the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award for his work on the video game Bioshock Infinite. Schyman has also received the D.I.C.E. award for “Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition” from the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences in addition to the […]


Garry Schyman wins D.I.C.E. Award for Best Original Score

February 10, 2014

Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television faculty and USC Thornton alumnus Garry Schyman won the D.I.C.E. award for “Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition” from the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences. The award recognizes Schyman’s work on the video game “Bioshock Infinite.” This marks the second time Schyman’s compositions have been honored by the Academy. […]


Garry Schyman nominated for D.I.C.E. Award

January 23, 2014

Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television faculty Garry Schyman was recently nominated for an Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences D.I.C.E award in the category of “Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition” for his work on the video game “Bioshock Infinite.” The D.I.C.E Awards are the video game industry’s premiere event and recognize achievement in […]


USC Thornton ranks among top music schools in the nation

November 8, 2013

The Hollywood Reporter listed the USC Thornton School of Music as one of the top music schools in the country, and a “springboard to the industry.” The story noted that Elton John performed twice with Thornton students in September, including on stage at the Emmys. “USC has the finest film/TV music program in the country,” […]


Alumnus wins Emmy Award

September 15, 2013

Thornton alumnus Bear McCreary won an Emmy in the “Best Theme for a Dramatic Series” category for Da Vinci’s Demons, which is currently available on DVD. McCreary’s next project brings him to network TV to write music for ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.


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