Archive for the ‘Film Music News’ Category

Opening in theaters nationwide today is the psychological thriller Unhinged directed by Derrick Borte and starring Russell Crowe, Caren Pistorius, Gabriel Bateman, Jimmi Simpson and Austin P. McKenzie. The film’s original music is composed by David Buckley (The Good Wife, The Forbidden Kingdom, Angel Has Fallen, Papillon, The Stranger). Sol B Music has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s […]

Actress Amandla Stenberg (The Hate U Give, The Eddy, Everything, Everything, The Darkest Minds) has been cast in the upcoming film adaptation of the stage musical Dear Evan Hansen. She will also be performing and co-writing an original song for the movie with Academy Award winners Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (The Greatest Showman, La […]

Academy Award nominee Diane Warren has written the original song Free for Disney’s fantasy adventure The One and Only Ivan. The track is performed by Charlie Puth and will be featured during the movie’s end credits sequence. The song will be included on the movie’s official soundtrack album, which also features the film’s original score […]

Opening in select theaters and on VOD today is the thriller The Silencing directed by Robin Pront and stars Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Annabelle Wallis and Hero Fiennes Tiffin. The film’s original music is composed by Will Blair & Brooke Blair (Green Room, The Informer, Blue Ruin, I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore, Hold the Dark). Filmtrax has released a […]

Opening on VOD today in the U.S. is the new film adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s novel The Secret Garden directed by Marc Munden and starring Colin Firth, Julie Walters and Dixie Egerickx. The film’s original music is composed by Dario Marianelli (Atonement, Pride and Prejudice, Darkest Hours, V for Vendetta, Anna Karenina). No soundtrack […]

Billy Goldenberg (1936 – 2020)

Posted: August 5, 2020 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News

Billy Goldenberg has passed away at age 84. The composer wrote dozens of scores for film and television between the late 60s and late 90s. His best known works include the first theme for Kojak, his scores for seven episodes of Columbo, Herbert Ross’ 1975 feature The Last of Sheila,  Michael Schultz’s 1979 comedy Scavenger […]

Shout! Studios announced today that Academy Award nominee Diane Warren has written an original song for the upcoming documentary Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story. The track, entitled Without a Net, is performed by country music singer/songwriter Mickey Guyton, and will be featured in the April Wright-directed movie, which tells the untold story about the unsung […]

Opening in select theaters today is the documentary Rebuilding Paradise directed by Ron Howard. The film’s original music is composed by Hans Zimmer (The Dark Knight, Gladiator, The Lion King, Inception) & Lorne Balfe (Mission: Impossible – Fallout, The LEGO Batman Movie, Bad Boys for Life). A soundtrack album featuring the composers’ score for the […]

BMI has announced its continued support of the Sundance Institute Film Music and Sound Design Lab 2020 in collaboration with Skywalker Sound. The prestigious program returns with a new reimagined digital format on Sundance Co//ab from July 27–August 14, 2020. BMI composers Aaron Parks, Ariel Marx and Jeff “Gitty” Gitelman were invited to participate along with Cora (Yi-Huan) Chung, DeAndre Allen-Toole and Sultana […]

2020 Emmy Awards Nominations Announced

Posted: July 28, 2020 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News

The nominations for the 72nd Emmy Awards were announced this morning. Here are the music-related categories: Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score): Euphoria – Bonnie and Clyde – Music by Labrinth Ozark -All In – Music by Danny Bensi & Saunder Jurriaans Succession – This Is Not for Tears – Music by […]