|Los Angeles, CA (Nov. 26, 2013) - Rising star multimedia
Jeff Broadbent has been awarded the
2013 Hollywood Music In Media Award for '
Best Original Video Game Score' for his original
music to the ground breaking Massively Multiplayer Online
(Sony Online Entertainment).
The Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA) recognize and honor
the music of visual media including film, television and video
games, as well as the music of artists from around the globe. The
awards ceremony was held on November 21 at the Fonda Theatre in
"I was honored to receive the Best Video Game Score award at the
2013 Hollywood Music In Media Awards for
PlanetSide 2," said Jeff Broadbent. "Working with Sony
Online Entertainment was a fantastic experience and I feel very
privileged to have composed music for this landmark online video
game. My sincere gratitude goes out to Sony Online Entertainment
and the Hollywood Music In Media Awards."
Jeff Broadbent is a Hollywood Music in Media Award and Global
Music Award winning composer whose passion for music and sound has
found expression with video games such as
LEGO Legends of CHIMA Online,
TRANSFORMERS: Dark of the Moon, and
I Am Alive. Broadbent's classical training with the
orchestra (Master's in Composition) and film scoring (UCLA program)
combined with technical expertise and cutting-edge technology allow
him to compose with cinematic quality for a variety of diverse
genres. In addition to scoring video games, Broadbent's music
features on primetime television networks such as CBS, MSNBC,
Discovery Channel, National Geographic and VH1. His latest projects
include the hybrid trailer music album, "
Enemy Below" released on Position Music (with music
appearing in an upcoming
Jack Ryan film trailer) as well as scores for the upcoming
Tom Clancy's EndWar Online and EA's
Dawngate. For more information, visit
PC Gamer magazine as "The most ambitious shooter ever",
PlanetSide 2 is a free-to-play game where players battle
in massive environments alongside and against thousands of players
engaging in intense air and ground combat that spans the alien
planet of Auraxis. In
PlanetSide 2, players choose to enlist in one of three
unique Empires, each having their own distinct sonic approach. The
imperialistic Terran Republic features authoritarian orchestra and
choir, recorded by the Northwest Sinfonia. The rebellious New
Conglomerate is represented by a unique fusion of blues, rock, and
modern percussion. The alien-aligned Vanu Sovereignty showcases an
eclectic blend of cutting-edge electronics, ethnic wind
instruments, and haunting exotic vocals.
PlanetSide 2 takes all the groundbreaking features from
the original game - massive multiplayer battles, distinct empires
to rally around, and enormous continents where intense ground and
air combat unfold - and adds features that modern gamers have come
to expect of the FPS and MMO genres.
PlanetSide 2 offers a truly competitive and visceral
first-person shooter experience with massive warfare, massive
customization and massive community.
PlanetSide 2 ESRB Rating: TEEN with Violence.
PlanetSide® is a registered trademark of Sony Online
Entertainment LLC. For more information visit