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'Justin Delorme - One of Variety's Top Ten Canadians to Watch' core news picture

Justin Delorme - One of Variety's Top Ten Canadians to Watch

Whistler Film festival honours Core composer Justin Delorme as part of Variety Magazine “Top Ten Canadians To Watch”!

“The Whistler Film Festival has proven to be a wonderful destination for Variety, first with a focus on screenwriters and now with the 10 Canadians to Watch,” says Steven Gaydos, Variety executive VP of content. “It’s inspiring to be able to celebrate the diverse talent in this convivial atmosphere where international film professionals gather to experience the best in the screen industry.”

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Core composers win 2 SOCAN Awards

Congratulations to CHRISTOPHER NICKEL and GARY KOFTINOFF for their 2022 SOCAN Awards! The 2022 SOCAN Awards honoured the likes of Tom Cochrane, Drake and Koz. The team of Core composer Gary Koftinoff and Arpix composer Philip Bennett won Best Domestic Television Music (Fiction) for their work on the long-running series HUDSON & REX

Core composer Christopher Nickel won for Domestic Television (Non-Fiction) for his work on HIGHWAY THRU HELL, now in its 11th season.

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Applications Now Closed for Core Mentorship Program

We want to thank all of the applicants to the first Core Music Agency Female and BIPOC Mentorship Program. The application phase is now closed. We look forward to reviewing materials, scheduling interviews and announcing the participants by October 15, 2022.

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Core Music Agency Announces Mentorship Program

Female and BIPOC peoples are vastly under-represented in the field of professional film score composition. Women comprise less than 10% of working professional composers and indigenous people are less than 1%. This program which is co-funded by Creative BC, the Province of British Columbia and Core Music Agency aims to increase diversity in our industry by mentoring 2 successful candidates, helping them to gain industry experience, connections, and professional guidance towards establishing themselves in the industry.

Click HERE to apply and to learn more about the program.

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4 Core Composers Nominated for 2022 Louis Applebaum Award

Thank you to the Ontario Arts Foundation for their recent nominations of Core composers MARK KORVEN, CHRISTOPHER GUGLICK, SUAD BUSHNAQ, and SEAN NIMMONS-PATERSON. The three were put forward in the film & television category which comes up for review every 8-12 years.

Canadian composer, administrator and champion of the arts, Louis Applebaum established the Louis Applebaum Composers Fund at the Foundation in 1998 to recognize excellence in composition.