It was announced today that Hans Zimmer (The Dark KnightGladiator, The Lion King, The Da Vinci Code, Inception, The Thin Red Line) is the recipient of this year’s Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award, which will be presented at the annual Hollywood in Vienna Concert Gala at Vienna Concert Hall on October 19, 2018. The composer will be accepting the award in person. The Max Steiner Award honors extraordinary achievements within the genre of film music by the musical capital of Austria, Vienna. Composers including James Horner, Alan Silvestri, James Newton Howard, Howard Shore, Danny Elfman, Alexandre Desplat, Randy Newman, Lalo Schifrin and John Barry were previously honored at the event. Selections of Zimmer’s work will be performed at the Hollywood in Vienna Concert. For more information, visit the official Hollywood in Vienna website.

  1. I am waiting for Han’s scores for X-Men: Dark Phoenix and new The Lion King movies. It is bad that they moved the Dark Phoenix release to next year.

  2. Justin says:

    I’m thinking about what Steiner is doing in his grave right now and the lyrics to the “Rawhide” TV series coming to mind: “Rolling, rolling, rolling. Rolling, rolling, rolling…”