Archive for the ‘Film Music News’ Category

Two new movies are opening nationwide this week: Already in theaters since Wednesday is the action thriller The November Man directed by Roger Donaldson and starring Pierce Brosnan, Luke Bracey, Olga Kurylenko, Eliza Taylor, Caterina Scorsone, Bill Smitrovich and Will Patton. Marco Beltrami (World War Z, Scream, The Wolverine, 3:10 to Yuma) has composed the film’s original music. Varese Sarabande has released […]

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the teen drama If I Stay directed by R.J. Cutler and starring Chloë Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos, Jamie Blackley, Joshua Leonard, Liana Liberato, Aisha Hinds and Stacy Keach. The film’s original score is composed by Heitor Pereira (Despicable Me, Beverly Hills Chihahua). […]

Howard Shore has been chosen to receive the Maestro Award at this year’s Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference, which is being held November 5 and 6 at Universal Studios in Hollywood. The Academy Award-, Golden Globe- and Grammy-winning composer is best known for his music for Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy. He also scored such […]

The Creative Arts Emmy Awards were handed out this afternoon at the NOKIA Theatre LA LIVE in Downtown Los Angeles. Alan Silvestri won his first two Emmy Awards for both his score and his main titles theme music from Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. David Arnold and Michael Price were honored with their first Emmy for […]

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the action sequel The Expendables 3 directed by Patrick Hughes and starring Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Wesley Snipes, Antonio Banderas, Mel Gibson, Harrison Ford, Dolph Lundgren, Kelsey Grammer, and Arnold Schwarzenegger. The film’s music is composed by Brian Tyler (Iron […]

The schedule for this year’s Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMAs) has been announced. The 5th edition of the event, which recognizes and honors music of visual mediums and the individuals who create, produce and place compositions in the medium, will take place on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at The Fonda Theater in Hollywood. The […]

The World Soundtrack Academy has announced the nominees for the 2013 World Soundtrack Awards to be presented in three categories: Film Composer of the Year, Best Original Score of the Year and Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film. The winners will be announced at the World Soundtrack Awards & concert on Saturday, October […]

Four new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Expected to top the weekend box office is the action adventure Teenage Ninja Mutant Turtles directed by Jonathan Liebesman and starring Megan Fox, Will Arnett, William Fichtner, as well as the voices of Alan Ritchson, Noel Fisher, Jeremy Howard and Pete Ploszek. The film’s original music is composed […]

Guaranteed to top the weekend box office is Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy directed by James Gunn and starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou, John C. Reilly, Glenn Close and Benicio del Toro. The film’s original music is composed by Tyler Bates (300, Watchmen). […]

Lionsgate announced today that singer/songwriter Lorde has been chosen to curate the soundtrack album for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. She will be hand-picking the artists for the soundtrack and will also provide the first single for the film and album. The album will be released by Republic Records this fall. The 17-year-old New Zealand native who is […]