Archive for the ‘Composer Interviews’ Category

Universal Pictures has published a video featurette on the music of Illumination Entertainment’s animated film sequel Despicable Me 2. The video features interviews with the film’s composer Heitor Pereira (The Smurfs, Beverly Hills Chihuahua), themes and songs writer Pharrell Williams, producer Chris Meledandri and director Chris Renaud, as well as footage from the recording sessions […]

Rolling Stone premiered a behind the scenes video featurette on the music of Zack Snyder’s Superman reboot Man of Steel. The video features interviews with composer Hans Zimmer and the director, as well as footage from the recording sessions of the score. Check out the full video after the jump. The Man of Steel soundtrack […]

Paramount Pictures has published a short video featurette on the music for J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness. The video features an interview with Academy Award-winning composer Michael Giacchino (Up, Lost), as well as footage from the score’s recording sessions earlier this year. Check out the full video after the jump. The soundtrack album for […]

Yahoo! Screen has published a video of the press room interview with Mychael Danna following his acceptance of his first Academy Award for his music for Life of Pi this past Sunday. The composer talks about his process of creating the score, his collaboration with director Ang Lee and what winning the award means to […]

John Williams was featured today in a news segment on CNN about his 48 Academy Award nominations. The five-time Oscar-winning who is up for the award this Sunday for his score for Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln talks about his nomination, his past work and his collaboration with the director. The Academy has also published short videos interviews […]

‘Life of Pi’ Music Featurette

Posted: January 24, 2013 by filmmusicreporter in Composer Interviews
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20th Century Fox has published a short video featurette about the music for Ang Lee’s 3D adventure drama Life of Pi. The video features composer Mychael Danna talking about his musical approach and his collaboration with the director, as well as footage from the recording sessions at the Newman Scoring Stage on the Fox lot […]

NBC has published the interviews from the press room of the 70th Golden Globe Awards. As previously reported, composer Mychael Danna was honored with the award for his music for Ang Lee’s 3D adventure movie Life of Pi. Following his acceptance speech (which can be checked out here), the composer answered questions to members of […]

‘Argo’ Music Featurette

Posted: January 3, 2013 by filmmusicreporter in Composer Interviews
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A new featurette on Alexandre Desplat‘s score for Ben Affleck’s Argo was published today. The video features footage from the recording sessions of the music, as well as interview clips with the composer and vocalist Sussan Deyhim. Check out the full video after the jump. The score for Argo already received a Golden Globe and […]

A number of lengthy video interviews with some of the composers who are considered major contenders this awards season have recently been published. David Poland from Movie City News has conducted interviews with three composers, including Mychael Danna who scored Ang Lee’s Life of Pi, Alexandre Deplat who has a number of titles in the […]

Henry Jackman on ‘Wreck-It-Ralph’

Posted: November 2, 2012 by filmmusicreporter in Composer Interviews
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SoundWorks Collection has published a video profile on the sound and music of Disney’s animated feature Wreck-It-Ralph. The video features interviews with composer Henry Jackman (X-Men: First Class, Puss in Boots), as well as sound re-recording mixers David Fluhr & Gary Rizzo and supervising sound editor Frank Eulner. Check out the full video after the […]