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'Core Scores 3 Leo Nominations' core news picture

Core Scores 3 Leo Nominations

The nominees for the 2018 Leo Awards have been announced and 3 Core composers are among the honoured few.

Matthew Rogers, Best Music Score for a Motion Picture - ADVENTURES IN PUBLIC SCHOOL.

Brent Belke, Best Music Score for a Dramatic Series - YOU ME HER.

Christopher Tyler Nickel, Best Music Score for a Documentary Series - HEAVY RESCUE 401, Feels Like a Winner.

'Todor Kobakov Wins a CSA for CARDINAL' core news picture

Todor Kobakov Wins a CSA for CARDINAL

The stars of Canadian Film & Television came out last week to honour industry excellence. CTV's series 'Cardinal' received 8 nominations and won the award in 5 categories, including 'Best Achievement in Music for a Dramatic Series'.

This was Kobakov's 2nd CSA award. He won last year for his collaboration on the score for 'Born to Be Blue', starring Ethan Hawke, and was nominated in 2016 for his score to the Syfy/Space series, 'Bitten'.


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4 CSA Noms for Core Composers

Core extends a big congratulations to Todor Kobakov, Michael Richard Plowman, John Welsman and to Core's newest member, Ben Fox for their Canadian Screen Award nominations.

Kobakov was nominated for the series "CARDINAL" Best Original Music - Fiction; Plowman for "AVENUES OF ESCAPE", and Welsman for "WHERE THE UNIVERSE SINGS", both in the category of Best Original Music - Non Fiction.

Fox was nominated for his score to Kathleen Hepburn's tender and heartbreaking film "NEVER STEADY, NEVER STILL". The film was also nominated in 8 other categories, including Best Motion Picture.

Many thanks to the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. The 2018 Canadian Screen Awards will be broadcast on CBC Sunday March 11, 2018 at 8pm (9pm AT/9:30pm NT). 

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Core Composers Honoured By SOCAN

Congratulations to Core Composers Greg Fisher & Derek Treffry (aka Fish-Fry Music & Sound) who received a SOCAN award in the category of TV Music: Non-Fiction (Border Security: Canada's Front Line), and to Christopher Tyler Nickel who received the same award for Made for TV Film (Killer Photo)

The Gala held on June 20th, honoured the who's who of Canada's music industry including: Brian Adams, Jim Vallance, Ron Sexmith and Drake co-writer Paul "Nineteen85" Jefferies.

'Matthew Rogers Wins Leo' core news picture

Matthew Rogers Wins Leo

The stars were out in full this weekend for the 2017 Leo Awards and among the honoured few to bring home the heavy hardware was Core composer Matthew Rogers. Matthew won in the category, Best Music for a Television Movie for his compelling score to "Who Killed JonBenét?"

Matthew was also nominated for the Television Movie, "Death of a Vegas Showgirl" and for the feature film "Darc". The Leo Awards are a Project of the Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Foundation of British Columbia, celebrating excellence in BC Film & Television production since 1999.