Fortress Talent Management's Clients Earn Six Emmy Nominations


Aug 05, 2015, 15:16 ET from Fortress Talent Management

CALABASAS, Calif., Aug. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In less than four months since inception, Fortress Talent Management (FTM) has quickly emerged as a powerhouse in film and TV music. The latest evidence -- FTM clients earning six Primetime Emmy nominations for scores and themes to top flight television including "House of Cards," "American Horror Story," "Tyrant" and HBO's original feature "Bessie." The company released a joint statement regarding the nominations, "We are thrilled that the television academy honored so many of our clients with Emmy nominations. It's a tribute not only to their artistry but also to their integrity and their dedication to the craft of scoring."

Having already scored its first #1 film with early summer blockbuster "San Andreas," FTM clients have scored the upcoming tentpoles "Fantastic Four" and "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." and currently have a slate of films at all of the major studios including Disney ("The Good Dinosaur" and "Pete's Dragon"), Warner Bros. ("The Man from U.N.C.L.E. ," "Tarzan" and "King Arthur: Knights of the Round Table"), Paramount ("The Big Short" and "Daddy's Home"), Sony ("Money Monster" and "The Perfect Guy"), Universal ("Steve Jobs" and "Race") and 20th Century Fox ("Fantastic Four" and "Brooklyn"), as well as several top indies ("Spotlight," "Beasts of No Nation," "Three Generations," "The Free State of Jones") which could factor into this year's awards races. In the videogame world, FTM clients have scored the new installments of major franchises "Star Wars," "Halo" and "Battlefield."

Based in Calabasas, California, Fortress Talent Management (FTM) is a full-service, boutique agency representing top composers and music supervisors for visual media. Fortress partners are Robert Messinger, Rich Jacobellis and Randy Gerston. FTM clients include several Oscar, Emmy, Grammy and Golden Globe-winning composers.

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