WCPM Wins Awards & A Battle


Industry leader brings home two Mark Awards and sweeps Battle of the Music Directors

LOS ANGELES – October 8, 2021: Warner Chappell Production Music (WCPM), creative partner to content creators, technology platforms and the TV/film, streaming, broadcast, sports, and advertising industries, has been awarded two Mark Awards by the Production Music Association (PMA). In addition, WCPM took home the top prize at the annual Battle of the Music Directors.

The Mark Awards honor the creative achievements of the production music community and were presented in Los Angeles Oct. 6th as part of the 2021 Production Music Conference (PMC). Warner Chappell Production Music and its partner catalogs won the following Mark Awards at this year’s ceremony:

Suspense/Tension Track of the Year
Ominous Obscure Pulses
Dolph Albright
CosMind Production Music

Best Use in a Feature Film
Learning The Hard Way MCM
Zachary James Pietrini
MidCoast Music

WCPM’s Head of Production, Pat Weaver, said: “Both MidCoast Music and CosMind Production Music have been valued partners of WCPM’s for many years. They’ve made meaningful contributions to our exceptional repertoire, and we’re very proud to join our peers in celebrating these two creative talents. Congratulations to all the winners and nominees.”

In addition, WCPM’s Music Creative Lead, Emma Shilliday won the annual Battle of the Music Directors at the 2021 PMC. The competition was judged by two Music Supervisors – Rosanna Wright (Netflix) and Joel C. High (Creative Control) – each of whom provided a creative brief. Sourcing from their respective catalogs, the contestants submitted track options in under five minutes, and Shilliday’s were chosen by both judges.

The Production Music Association is a non-profit and leading advocate of the production music community with over 670 music publishing members – ranging from major labels to independent boutiques. Named in honor of the late Andy Mark, who was a library owner and founding member of the PMA, this year’s Mark Awards recognized the very best in production music across more than 30 categories.

For more information about the Mark Awards or the Production Music Association, visit: pmamusic.com.


About Warner Chappell Production Music:

Warner Chappell Production Music (WCPM) is a worldwide leader within the production and custom music industry with over 35 years of experience and success. Owned by legendary music publisher Warner Chappell Music and part of the Warner Music Group family, WCPM releases over 500 new albums each year (bi-weekly) spanning every genre imaginable. In total, WCPM represents 130,000+ unique tracks spanning pop, orchestral, country, hip hop, indie, indigenous and archival genres.

Warner Chappell Production Music consists of more than 100 catalogs worldwide. Collectively, the company has composed works for countless well-known TV shows, films and commercials including Justice League, Cruella, Black Widow, Luca, Old, Black Phone, Peter Rabbit 2, Don’t Breathe 2, Judas and the Black Messiah, Loki, The Mandalorian, WandaVision, Emily in Paris, Young Rock and Ordinary Joe. WCPM has worked on and created for various projects for ESPN, MLS, MLB, Disney, Netflix, Amazon, ABC, FOX, NBC, Wieden & Kennedy, Droga5, Publicis, Omnicom, Accenture and Buzzfeed as well as spots for Coke, Bud Light, McDonald’s, Geico, Major League Baseball and more. WCPM is also proud to maintain a high profile in the video game world with clients such as Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, WB Games and 2K Games.

Warner Chappell Production Music has been recipient of many industry awards, including multiple EMMY, Telly, Addy and Promax Awards.

WCPM Media Contact:

Denise Schenasi


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