Hans Zimmer will be honored with a a special Lifetime Award at the Zurich Film Festival. The Academy Award-winning composer will receive the award on October 1, 2014 during a public event at the Tonhalle Zurich. The event will also feature the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich performing the works of the Golden Eye for ‘Best International Film Music 2014’  finalists, as well as excerpts from some of Hans Zimmer’s most legendary scores, including those for The Lion King and Gladiator. Zimmer whose other scores include The Dark KnightInception, Driving Miss DaisyThe Last SamuraiPirates of the Caribbean, and most recently, Man of SteelRush and 12 Years a Slave, has a personal connection to Switzerland, having attended private school there in his teens. The composer is currently working on his fourth film for Christopher Nolan, Interstellar, to be released later this year.

  1. Dimitris Krommidas says:

    Greetings from Greece!!!Great news!!!! I am very happy!!!

  2. Roger says:

    Da Gawd!

  3. Macejko says:

    Interstellar is his fifth Nolan movie, actually. And of course – go Hans!

  4. Brian says:

    Will be honored for things that did not TOTALLY…. Ridiculous