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The World Soundtrack Academy has announced the first wave of nominees for the 2017 World Soundtrack Awards in the categories Film Composer of the Year, Best TV Composer and Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film. The winners will be announced at the World Soundtrack Awards & concert on Wednesday, October 18 at the Ghent […]

Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe are hosting a competition for the music community entitled, “Show us your Musical Genius!” Participants will submit their rendition or interpretation of the composers’ Emmy Award-nominated theme from the NatGeo original series Genius executive produced by Ron Howard, Brian Grazer & Ken Biller and starring Geoffrey Rush & Johnny Flynn and blue ribbon […]

Two new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Expected to top the weekend box office is the action comedy directed by Patrick Hughes and starring Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Salma Hayek, Elodie Yung and Joaquim De Almeida. The film’s original score is composed by Atli Orvarsson (Vantage Point, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters). Milan Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s […]

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Expected to top the weekend box office is the horror movie Annabelle: Creation directed by David Sandberg and starring Stephanie Sigman, Talitha Bateman, Lulu Wilson, Philippa Anne Coulthard, Grace Fulton, Lou Lou Safran, Samara Lee, Tayler Buck, Anthony LaPaglia and Miranda Otto. The film’s original music is composed by Benjamin Wallfisch (Hidden Figures, Lights Out, It, A Cure for […]

Two new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the fantasy adventure The Dark Tower directed by Nikolaj Arcel and staring Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Claudia Kim, Fran Kranz, Abbey Lee and Jackie Earle Haley. The film’s original music is composed by Tom Holkenborg (aka Junkie XL) (Mad Max: Fury Road, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, […]

Daniel Licht (1957 – 2017)

Posted: August 4, 2017 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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Daniel Licht has passed away at age 60 following a battle of cancer. The composer was best known for scoring all eight seasons of the Showtime hit series Dexter. He also composed the music for such features as Children of the Corn II & III, Hellraiser: Bloodline, Thinner, Bad Moon and Soul Survivors, as well as TV […]

Two new movies are opening in theaters nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the animated feature The Emoji Movie directed by Tony Leondis and featuring the voices of T.J. Miller, Anna Faris, James Corden, Patrick Stewart, Maya Rudolph, Sofia Vergara and Christina Aguilera. The film’s original music is composed by Patrick Doyle (Brave, Cinderella, Thor, Harry Potter and the […]

Mariah Carey is recording an original song for Sony Pictures Animation’s upcoming feature The Star. The song, entitled The Star, will also be featured on the film’s soundtrack album, which is set to be released by Epic Records. The Star is directed by Timothy Reckart and features the voices of Steven Yeun, Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi, Keegan-Michael Key, Kelly Clarkson, Anthony […]

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Expected to top the weekend box office is the thriller Dunkirk directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Fionn Whitehead, Aneurin Barnard, Harry Styles, James D’Arcy, Jack Lowden and Barry Keoghan. The film’s original music is composed by Hans Zimmer (The Dark Knight, Inception, Interstellar, Gladiator, The Lion King). […]

Ricky Reed has recorded the original song Good Vibrations for Sony Pictures Animation’s The Emoji Movie. The track is being released digitally tomorrow and will also be included on the soundtrack album, which will be released next week by Sony Music. The album also features the movie’s original score composed by Patrick Doyle. Check out our previous article for […]