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'Gary Koftinoff Wins a 2018 ASCAP Award' core news picture

Gary Koftinoff Wins a 2018 ASCAP Award

Congrats to Gary Koftinoff who won the 2018 ASCAP Screen Award "Top Cable Television Series" for the CTV/NBC series SAVING HOPE. 

Pictured is Gary, flanked by ASCAP execs Shawn LeMone (Senior VP, Film & TV), Elizabeth Matthews (CEO).

'Leo Win for Matthew Rogers' core news picture

Leo Win for Matthew Rogers

Congratulations to Matthew Rogers who took home a Leo Award for his score to the feature film comedy, ADVENTURES IN PUBLIC SCHOOL. Rogers, (pictured left) stands next to Core agent, Matt Safran. This is Matthew's 5th Leo win, he has 9 other nominations. 

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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).