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Disney announced today that Jhené Aiko has recorded the original song Lead the Way for the studios’ new animated feature Raya and the Last Dragon. The track, which is featured during the movie’s end title sequence, is written and performed by the Grammy Award-nominated singer/songwriter and will be included on the movie’s official soundtrack album, […]

Opening in theaters nationwide today and also premiering on HBO Max is the drama Judas and the Black Messiah directed by Shaka King and starring Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, Dominique Fishback, Ashton Sanders, Jesse Plemons and Martin Sheen. The film’s original score is composed by Mark Isham (Crash, Once Upon a Time, Miracle, A River Runs Through […]

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced the shortlists for several categories for the 93rd Academy Awards, including Original Score and Original Song. The shortlisted scores and songs are listed in alphabetical order below. The nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards will be announced on March 15, 2021 and the awards show […]

The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) has announced the nominations for the 26th Critics’ Choice Movie Awards this morning. The film music-related categories are listed below. For a full list of nominations, click here. The awards will be given out on March 7, 2021 at the 26th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards ceremony and will […]

Opening in select theaters and on VOD today is the sci-fi romance Little Fish directed by Chad Hartigan and starring Olivia Cooke, Jack O’Connell, Raúl Castillo, David Lennon, Carmen Moore and Soko. The film’s original music is composed by Keegan DeWitt (Hearts Beat Loud, Gemini, A Teacher, I’ll See You in My Dreams, All Together Now, […]

BAFTA Awards Original Score Longlist Announced

Posted: February 4, 2021 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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The British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA) today revealed the longlists for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2021. For this year’s Film Awards, a new longlisting initial round was introduced, resulting in three rounds of voting. Round One voting, which took place from January 12-26, produced the longlists in all categories […]

78th Golden Globe Nominations Announced

Posted: February 3, 2021 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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The nominations for the 78th Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning. Here are the music-related categories and nominations: Best Original Score: The Midnight Sky – Alexandre Desplat Tenet – Ludwig Goransson News of the World – James Newton Howard Mank – Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross Soul – Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross & Jon Batiste

Opening in theaters nationwide and also premiering on HBO Max today is the psychological thriller The Little Things directed by John Lee Hancock and starring Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, Jared Leto, Natalie Morales, Chris Bauer, Terry Kinney, Joris Jarsky, Isabel Arraiza and Michael Hyatt. The film’s original music is composed by Thomas Newman (American Beauty, The […]

Netflix announced today that the Grammy Award-nominated band HAIM will contribute original music to the Netflix animated musical The Witch Boy. The film directed by Minkyu Lee (Adam and Dog) is based on the graphic novel series of the same nam by Molly Knox Ostertag. The movie is set in a magical community where girls […]

Opening semi-wide in around 500 theaters and on PVOD today is the drama Our Friend directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite and starring Jason Segel, Dakota Johnson, Casey Affleck, Gwendoline Christie, Cherry Jones, Jake Owen, Isabella Kai and Violet McGraw. The film’s original music is composed by Rob Simonsen (Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Love, Simon, Nerve, (500) Days of Summer, Foxcatcher, The […]