Composer Don Bodin Awarded Best Score for a Commercial Advertisement at Hollywood Music in Media Awards

Music composer Don Bodin was honored with a Hollywood Music in Media Award for his work on Toyota commercial.

Los Angeles, CA, November 28, 2013 --( Music Composer Don Bodin took home the award for Best Score for a Commercial Advertisement for his work on the Toyota of Europe commercial “Toyota Verso Features” at the sixth annual Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) held at the Ford Theater in Hollywood on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013

The accolade comes at the end of a busy year for Bodin who recently scored several spots and promotional films for Toyota of Europe and Yamaha Motors as well as original music for the App “Art And Skin Volume 1”, the world's first 3D Tattoo Appzine which is scheduled for a release on Apple’s App Store next month.

“It is an honor to be recognized for my work,” Bodin stated. “And such a thrill to share the stage with so many other talented composers and music professionals.”

Among the winners at the HMMA’s, kudos were doled out to composer Jeff Beal who won best TV score for the Netflix series “House of Cards.”; Bear McCreary for original theme music for a TV show (AMC’s “Walking Dead”); David Schwartz, Mitch Hurwitz and Gabriel Mann for song in a TV show (“Getaway” from “Arrested Development”); and Jeff Broadbent for vidgame score (“PlanetSide 2”).

About Don Bodin
Bodin has composed and produced original music for over 50 spots and promotional films as well as contributed music to several independent films, documentaries, television shows and is credited as collaborating with Lance Hayes on music for the Forza Motorsport XBOX soundtrack. In addition to his music for media work, Bodin also has released eight albums of instrumental music. Most notably his album “Greed, Lust and Cloning” which contains music that has been licensed over 25 times for use in commercials, films and television.

About the Hollywood Music In Media Awards
Nominations for the Hollywood Music in Media Awards are determined by a five-person advisory board that includes composers John Debney and Christopher Young; ASCAP senior director of film & TV music Michael Todd; singer-songwriter and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Dave Mason; and Del Breckenfeld, director of entertainment marketing at Fender Musical Instruments Corp. The winners are then voted on by approximately 100 pros comprised of music supervisors, studio and network music execs, composers and songwriters.

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Bodin’s award winning spot “Toyota Verso Features” can be seen at:
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