Bruce Broughton
Bruce Broughton is a film
A film, also called a movie or motion picture, is a series of still or moving images. It is produced by recording photographic images with cameras, or by creating images using animation techniques or visual effects...

, video game, and television
Television is a telecommunication medium for transmitting and receiving moving images that can be monochrome or colored, with accompanying sound...

A soundtrack can be recorded music accompanying and synchronized to the images of a motion picture, book, television program or video game; a commercially released soundtrack album of music as featured in the soundtrack of a film or TV show; or the physical area of a film that contains the...

A composer is a person who creates music, either by musical notation or oral tradition, for interpretation and performance, or through direct manipulation of sonic material through electronic media...

 who has composed several highly acclaimed soundtracks over his extensive career, including American music classics such as "Homeward Bound," "Silverado
Silverado is a 1985 American Western film produced and directed by Lawrence Kasdan. The screenplay was written by Kasdan and his brother Mark. The film depicts a chance encounter between a group of cowboys who travel to the town of Silverado, where they thwart the plans of a rancher and a corrupt...

", "Tombstone," and wonderfully lyric music for "Miracle on 34th Street
Miracle on 34th Street
Miracle on 34th Street is a 1947 Christmas film written by George Seaton from a story by Valentine Davies, directed by George Seaton and starring Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Natalie Wood and Edmund Gwenn...

," "The Boy Who Could Fly
The Boy Who Could Fly
The Boy Who Could Fly is a 1986 film written and directed by Nick Castle. It was produced by Lorimar Productions for 20th Century Fox and released to movie theatres on August 14, 1986....

," some of the most interesting animation music of our time for the TV series "Tiny Toons" and the feature film "The Rescuers Down Under
The Rescuers Down Under
The Rescuers Down Under is a 1990 American animated film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Distribution on November 16, 1990...

" and as well as the video game "Heart of Darkness
Heart of Darkness (game)
Heart of Darkness is a 1998 video game by Amazing Studio and released by Interplay for Microsoft Windows-based PCs and the PlayStation. A Game Boy Advance port was announced in 2001 but never released. It is the first game to have its score recorded by an orchestra though because of delays, it was...

". "Silverado" earned him an Academy Award nomination, though he lost the Oscar to "Out of Africa
Out of Africa
Out of Africa is a 1985 romantic drama film directed and produced by Sydney Pollack, and starring Robert Redford and Meryl Streep. The film is based loosely on the autobiographical book Out of Africa written by Isak Dinesen , which was published in 1937, with additional material from Dinesen's book...

." He has won nearly a dozen Emmy awards.

Broughton is a member of the Board of Directors of ASCAP, a Governor of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences(AMPAS), a Past President of the Society of Composers & Lyricists
Society of Composers & Lyricists
The Society Of Composers & Lyricists is an organization consisting of Hollywood's professional motion picture, Television, and multimedia music composers, songwriters and lyricists, with histories in the art of scoring for motion pictures and television. Many of its members have won or been...

, a former Governor of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and is a lecturer at UCLA and USC.

The animated film scores produced by Hans Zimmer
Hans Zimmer
Hans Florian Zimmer is a German film composer and music producer. He has composed music for over 100 films, including critically acclaimed film scores for The Lion King , Crimson Tide , The Thin Red Line , Gladiator , The Dark Knight and Inception .Zimmer spent the early part of his career in the...

 in the 1990s
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, most notably The Lion King
The Lion King
The Lion King is a 1994 American animated film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 32nd feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series...

, bear heavy resemblance to Broughton's earlier work.


Emmy Awards: Warm Springs, Eloise at Christmastime, Eloise at the Plaza, Glory and Honor, O Pioneers!, Tiny Toon Adventures Theme Song, The First Olympics, Athens 1896, Part I, Dallas: Ewing Blues, Dallas: The Letter, Buck Rogers: The Satyr

Emmy Nominations: The Dive from Clausen's Pier, First Monday Main Title Theme, True Women, Jag Main Title Theme, Tiny Toon Adventures Theme Song [2], The Old Man and the Sea, Dallas: The Lost Child, Dallas: The Search, Two Marriages, The Blue and the Gray, Part Two, Quincy: Quincy's Wedding Part Two, Killjoy, Hawaii Five-0

Academy Award® Nomination: Silverado

Grammy Nomination: Young Sherlock Holmes

Saturn Award:Young Sherlock Holmes
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