sclThe Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL) has named Academy Award-nominated songwriter Diane Warren and composer Thomas Newman as the newest SCL Ambassadors. The SCL Ambassador Program was established to revere the elite group of screen composers, lyricists and songwriters whose contributions have made a significant impact in music for film, television, and video games. The talent showcased by these individuals has set the standard for music in visual media and they are leading representatives of their craft. SCL honored Ambassadors include James Newton Howard, Dave Grusin, The Sherman Brothers, Elliot Goldenthal, Lalo Schifrin, Hal David, Burt Bacharach, Leiber and Stoller, Mark Isham and Randy Newman. Warren has written songs for movies such as Up Close and PersonalArmageddonCon AirPearl HarborBurlesque and has received eight Oscar nominations throughout her career, most recently earlier this year for the documentary The Hunting Ground. Newman is a 13-time Oscar nominee as the composer for movies including American BeautyThe Shawshank RedemptionFinding NemoSkyfall and most recently, Bridge of Spies.