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SCL Screening: The Hunting Ground w/Diane Warren & Miriam Cutler
The Society of Composers and Lyricists Seminar: The Hunting GroundDon't forget to RSVP to Tuesday's Screening!

Cordially invites SCL Members and one guest
to a screening of the RADiUS & CNN Films documentary
The Society of Composers and Lyricists Screening: The Hunting Ground

Followed by a Q&A with

Oscar Nominated Songwriter


Emmy Nominated Composer



SCL President

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
Ray Kurtzman Theater at CAA
2000 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles

Self-Parking only: $15
Enter Garage from Constellation Boulevard

Please Click "ATTEND EVENT" Below


RSVPs close on Tuesday morning (10am) June 7, or sooner if full.

No changes to your RSVP can be made after that time.


  • Check-in begins 30 minutes prior to the event. No entry after the screening begins.
  • Seating is very limited. If you find you are unable to attend, you must cancel your reservation.
  • Once capacity is met, you will be placed on a wait list and informed of availability on the day of the event.
  • This invitation is for current SCL members plus one guest who will stay for BOTH the screening and Q&A. Seating is first-come, first-served. 
  • Please allow extra time for traffic, security, and check-in.
  • Your guest must be with you at check-in, no saving seats.
  • All attendees must be thirteen (13) years or older.
  • Screenings are overbooked due to no-shows.


From the team behind THE INVISIBLE WAR comes a startling exposé of rape crimes on U.S. campuses, institutional cover ups and the brutal social toll on victims and their families. Weaving together verité footage and first-person testimonies, the film follows survivors as they pursue their education while fighting for justice — despite harsh retaliation, harassment and pushback at every level.

The Society of Composers and Lyricists Seminar: The Hunting Ground - Diane Warren

Diane Warren is one of the most continuously prolific and successful contemporary songwriters of our time.  She is the sole owner of her publishing company Realsongs.
Her songs have been featured in more than 100 motion pictures resulting in eight Academy Award® nominations. Warren most recently received her eighth Oscar nomination for the original song “Til It Happens To You,” written by Warren and Lady Gaga, and performed by Lady Gaga, from the critically acclaimed documentary The Hunting Ground and her seventh Oscar nomination for her original song “Grateful” performed by Rita Ora for the film Beyond the Lights. She was nominated for five Golden Globes and won for the powerful ballad “You Haven’t Seen the Last of Me,” performed by Cher in the movie Burlesque.  Both Tricia Yearwood and LeAnn Rimes had hit records with her Oscar and Grammy nominated song “How Do I Live” from the movie Con Air.  Warren’s popular “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” from Mannequin, “Because You Loved Me” sung by Celine Dion for the film Up Close and Personal, “Music Of My Heart” performed by *NSYNC and Gloria Estefan for the film Music Of TheHeart, “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” performed by Aerosmith for Armageddon and“There You’ll Be”sung by Faith Hill from Pearl Harbor were also Oscar nominated and hit songs.  

Dianehas been nominated for 13 Grammys, and received a Grammy for the song “Because You Loved Me.”  She was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2001.

Warren wrote the song, “This Is For My Girls,” released in 2016, which features vocal performances from Kelly Clarkson, Chloe & Halle, Missy Elliott, Jadagrace, Lea Michele, Janelle Monáe, Kelly Rowland and Zendaya. Sales from the single benefit charities supporting young women's education globally, including First Lady Michelle Obama's Let Girls Learn initiative.

Her original song “Til It Happens To You” is featured in the Radius and CNN Films documentary The Hunting Ground which was released in February 2015 and aired on CNN in November 2015. The song has received a 2016 Oscar nomination in the original song category. It also received a 2016 Grammy nomination for Best Song Written for Visual Media, and was nominated for a Critics’ Choice Award for Best Song. In addition, it won the Hollywood Music in Media Award for Best Song – Documentary. Diane also wrote the original song “The Crazy Ones” performed by Paloma Faith for Miss You Already starring Drew Barrymore and directed by Catherine Hardwicke, released in November 2015. In addition, Diane wrote the original song “You Will” for Oprah Winfrey which serves as the anthem for the OWN network.  The song is performed by Jennifer Hudson and Jennifer Nettles and debuted in March 2015.

In 2011, Diane wrote the song “I Was Here” for Beyoncé’s record “4,” which hit number one on the Billboard charts. The video for the song was filmed at the U.N. to launch World Humanitarian Day, and the song has reached over 1 billion people.   

Diane continues to work with many of today’s most popular acts, including:  Justin Bieber, Snoop Dogg, Adele, Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Mary J. Blige, Jessie J, Paloma Faith, Jennifer Hudson, Andra Day, Keyshia Cole and Leona Lewis, among many others.

During her impressive career, Warren has written for iconic artists such as:  Whitney Houston, Cher, Aerosmith, Elton John, Faith Hill, Aretha Franklin, Brandy, *NSYNC, Eric Clapton, Celine Dion, LeAnn Rimes, Mariah Carey, and Barbra Streisand, just to name a few.

Diane, who is a vegetarian, is a major advocate for animals and the elderly.    

May 2016

The Society of Composers and Lyricists Seminar: The Hunting Ground - Miriam Cutler Miriam Cutler  Emmy nominated Composer, MIRIAM CUTLER has an extensive background in scoring for independent film & TV projects, as well as two circuses.  In June, 2013, Miriam was chosen by her peers to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as a member of the Documentary Branch.

She recently completed scores for THE HUNTING GROUND and AMERICAN PROMISE which received Special Documentary Jury Prize at Sundance 2013 and the Oscar-nominated KINGS POINT.

Miriam's passion for documentary film has led to a focus in non-fiction with credits including award-winning and festival favorites: Oscar-nominated POSTER GIRL (HBO); ETHEL (Sundance/HBO), Rory Kennedy's documentary about her parents, Bobby and Ethel Kennedy, which was shortlisted for an Oscar in 2013), VITO (HBO), two-time Emmy nominee DESERT OF FORBIDDEN ART (PBS/Independent Lens); Emmy Award-winner GHOSTS OF ABU GHRAIB (Sundance/HBO); Emmy-nominated THIN (Sundance/HBO); and many more.

Miriam Co-Produced as well as scored ONE LUCKY ELEPHANT (OWN). She has served as lab advisor for the Sundance Institute Documentary Composers Lab, as well as on documentary juries for the Sundance Film Festival, Independent Spirit Awards, International Documentary Association Awards, and American Film Institute's Film Festival Awards and is a long-time Society of Composers and Lyricists Board member. She has also co-produced two Grammy-nominated live jazz albums on PolyGram/Verve for Joe Williams, and albums for Nina Simone, Shirley Horn, and Marlena Shaw as well as independently released albums of her own songs and soundtracks.



THE SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS & LYRICISTS (SCL)  is the non-profit premier organization for professional film, television, video game, and musical theater composers and lyricists, and those working in our industry such as orchestrators, arrangers, music supervisors, music agents, music attorneys, music editors, copyists, recording engineers, and related jobs, with a distinguished 70-year history in the fine art of creating music for visual media. Current SCL Members include the top creative professionals whose experience and expertise is focused on many of the creative, technological, legal, newsworthy and pressing issues of the film music, television music, game music, and musical theatre industry today.

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