By Creative Media Times
With the Hollywood Music in Media Awards set to return live for the annual celebration this year, the HMMA will be presenting composer Kurt Farquhar with the distinguished Career Achievement Award at thee 13th annual awards ceremony.
“We are so proud to be honoring Kurt,” HMMA executive producer Brent Harvey said in a statement. “He is an incredibly talented composer with a great message. After overcoming homelessness, he became a Hollywood success story. His journey is an inspiration to all.”
A native of Chicago, Farquhar has also won BMI award seven times. His credits include CBS’ The Neighborhood and The King of Queens, The History Channel’s mini-series Abraham Lincoln, The CW’s Black Lightning, and various series in BET network.
Farquhar will be joining a distinguished list of HMMA honorees in the past, as Kenny Loggins, Smokey Robinson, Diane Warren, Earth, Wind & Fire, Glen Campbell, Dave Mason, as well as film composers John Debney and Christopher Young.
The nominees for HMMA are chosen based on specific genres of music in film, TV and video games. Genre also includes dramatic feature, sci-fi/ fantasy, documentary, and animation. Submissions for this year are open up until Oct. 15, 2022.
The event is set to take place on November 16th at the Avalon in Hollywood. This will be the first time in nearly three years that HMMA will be held live and in person, with the last two years held with virtual events.