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Questlove to Serve as Oscars Musical Director

Posted: March 24, 2021 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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Oscars show producers Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh announced today that Questlove has joined the Oscars production team as the show’s musical director. He follows Bill Conti, Marc Shaiman, William Ross, Harold Wheeler, Rickey Minor, among others who have previously been selected as music directors. Questlove who best known as a drummer, DJ, […]

Academy Award nominee Diane Warren has written an original song for the new drama Four Good Days. The track, entitled Somehow You Do, is performed by Reba McEntire and is featured in the film directed by Rodrigo García and starring Mila Kunis, Glenn Close and Stephen Root. Bonnie Greenberg serves as the project’s executive music […]

Opening in theaters nationwide today is the spy thriller The Courier directed byDominic Cooke and starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel Brosnahan, Jessie Buckley and Merab Ninidze. The film’s original music is composed by Abel Korzeniowski (A Single Man, Penny Dreadful, Nocturnal Animals, The Nun, W.E., Romeo and Juliet).. Lakeshore Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the […]

93rd Academy Awards Nominations Announced

Posted: March 15, 2021 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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This morning, the nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards were announced. Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of the last year will be presented on Oscar Sunday, April 25, 2021 at Union Station Los Angeles and the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center and will be televised live in the U.S. on the […]

Hildur Guðnadóttir has won her second Grammy Award for her score for Todd Phillips’ Joker in the Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media category. She previously received an Academy Award and Golden Globe for her work on the film. The composer was honored with her first Grammy last year for her music for HBO’s Chernobyl […]

Opening in theaters nationwide this week is the romantic dramedy Long Weekend written and directed by Steve Basilone and starring Finn Wittrock, Zoë Chao, Jim Rash, Casey Wilson and Damon Wayans, Jr. The film’s original music is composed by Lauren Culjak (Love, Victor). Madison Gate Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score today. Check […]

Deadline is reporting that singer/songwriter and record producer Marc Anthony will serve as the executive music producer on the upcoming animated feature Koati. The film is directed by Rodrigo Perez-Castro and features the voices of Sofia Vergara, Adriana Barraza, Joe Manganiello, Eduardo Franco, Evaluna Montaner and Sebastián Villalobos. Julio Reyes Copello is producing the movie’s […]

2021 BAFTA Nominations Announced

Posted: March 9, 2021 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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The British Academy of Film and Television has announced the nominations for the 2021 EE British Academy Film Awards, including the five nominees in the music category. The organization has previously released a shortlist of fifteen titles last month. The winners will be announced at the EE British Academy Film Awards on the weekend of […]

Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross & Jon Batiste were honored with the Critics’ Choice Award in the Best Score category for their music for Pixar’s animated movie Soul at tonight’s virtual 26th Critics’ Choice Awards. Reznor & Ross previously won the award in 2011 for their score for David Fincher’s The Social Network and were also […]

Opening exclusively in theaters nationwide today is the film adaptation of Patrick Ness’ Chaos Walking directed by Doug Liman and starring Daisy Ridley, Tom Holland, Mads Mikkelsen, Cynthia Erivo, Nick Jonas, Demián Bichir, Kurt Sutter and David Oyelowo. The film’s original music is composed by Marco Beltrami (Logan, 3:10 to Yuma, Scream, Ford v. Ferrari, A Quiet […]