Archive for the ‘Film Music Events’ Category

A number of major film composers will be participating at the 7th Annual Fans of Film Music event, which will take place on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at The Bridge Recording Studio in Glendale, CA. This year’s panelists include Matthew Margeson (Eddie the Eagle, Kingsman: The Secret Service) who recently co-scored Tim Burton’s latest film Miss […]

Live Nation Entertainment announced today the Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience. The show’s composer Ramin Djawadi (Iron Man, Pacific Rim, Warcraft) will participate in the concert tour with a full orchestra and choir. The concert experience produced and promoted by Live Nation in partnership with HBO Global Licensing, will use innovative music tour production and video technology that will recreate the […]

Grand Performances and the Alliance for Women Film Composers have teamed up to celebrate the music of women composers in film, television, video games and interactive media at The Women Who Score: Soundtracks Live, a free concert that will take place in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, August 19. A 55-piece orchestra will perform scores […]

The Academy Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced three programs to take place in August that will highlight the art of film music. On Wednesday, August 17, Academy governor Michael Giacchino (Up, Star Trek, Inside Out) and animation director David Silverman will host the West Coast restoration premiere of the 1930 classic King of Jazz at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in […]

Film Music Panels at Comic-Con 2016 Announced

Posted: July 11, 2016 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Events
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The line-up for several film music-related panels at Comic-Con 2016 has been announced. On Thursday, July 21, a number of film composers will participate in The 4th Annual Musical Anatomy of a Superhero. Henry Jackman (Captain America: Civil War & The Winter Soldier, X-Men: First Class), Tom Holkenborg (aka Junkie XL) (Deadpool, Batman v Superman: Dawn […]

John Williams was honored with the Saturn Award last night at the 42nd annual Saturn Awards in Burbank, presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films. The composer won the prize in the Best Music category for his score for J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The other nominated composers were Ennio Morricone (The […]

Paramount Pictures, Skydance, Bad Robot and director Justin Lin have announced that the San Diego Symphony Orchestra will perform the original score for the upcoming sci-fi adventure Star Trek Beyond at the film’s world premiere at Comic-Con International on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at the Embarcadero Marina Park South in San Diego. The film’s music is composed […]

Last night, Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) held its annual Film & TV Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. James Newton Howard was honored with the organization’s Icon Award, which is bestowed on composers who have made significant contributions to the realm of film and television music. The composer whose credits include such hit films […]

The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today that Steven Spielberg will present John Williams with the organization’s 44th Life Achievement Award on June 9, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA. As previously reported, this marks the first time in AFI history that the honor will be bestowed upon a composer. It was also announced that the televised special, AFI […]

Academy Award nominee John Debney wil join California State University, Northridge students and alumni in a special performance at the University featuring the world premiere of the Jungle Book Suite, as well as other selections from his work, including The Passion of the Christ and Iron Man 2. The concert will take place on Thursday, May 12 at 7:30pm at CSUN Valley Performing Arts Center […]