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SOUNDBREAKING: STORIES FROM THE CUTTING EDGE OF RECORDED MUSIC, one of the most wide-ranging series on the art of music recording and the last project of renown music producer Sir George
Martin, has been nominated for a News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Music
SOUNDBREAKING is presented by Higher Ground in association with the late Sir George
Martin, and produced and directed by Emmy and Peabody Award®-winning filmmakers Maro Chermayeff and Jeff Dupre of Show of Force. The eight-episode series combines unprecedented access to some of the most celebrated artists, producers and innovators from across the music spectrum, with rare archival studio footage and an extensive soundtrack. SOUNDBREAKING made its U.S. broadcast debut on PBS in November 2016, and has been broadcast extensively around the world.
"Music is the only common thread and universal language that binds us together regardless of race, nationality, age or income. And recorded music is how we experience it and what makes it accessible," Sir George Martin
said of the project prior to his passing.
SOUNDBREAKING has also been recognized with a Critics' Choice Documentary Award Nomination for Best Limited Documentary Series, a RealScreen Awards 2017 Nomination in Non-Fiction - Arts & Culture, and was an Official Honoree in the 21st Annual Webby Awards in Social Music. The News & Documentary Emmy Awards are presented by the National
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
The series features more than 150 exclusive and original interviews with such luminaries as Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Roger
Waters, Elton John, Joni Mitchell, B.B. King, Annie
Lennox, Mark Knopfler, Tom Petty, Bonnie Raitt, Nile Rodgers, Q-tip, Brian Eno, Linda
Perry, Rosanne Cash, Don Was, Steven Van Zandt, Ben Harper, Beck, Darryl McDaniels, RZA, Bon Iver, and more.
Visit SOUNDBREAKING at www.soundbreaking.com; and on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.
About Higher Ground
Higher Ground is the creator of the SOUNDBREAKING entertainment brand. Through SOUNDBREAKING, Higher Ground aims to educate audiences on the relatively brief history of sound recording - just over 100 years - which is one of the most important stories of the 20th century. The original concept was created by Maxim
Langstaff for Wildheart Entertainment.