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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced the shortlists for several categories for the 94thd 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 February 8, 2022 and the awards show […]

2022 Oscars Best Original Song Predictions

Posted: December 20, 2021 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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Starting today, we are publishing our predictions for the Best Original Song category of next year’s 94th Academy Awards on the left side column of this page. The selection and ranking is based on our own experience of the songs in context of the movies, reactions of Academy music branch members and others in the […]

2022 Oscars Best Original Score Predictions

Posted: December 12, 2021 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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Starting today, we are publishing our predictions for the Best Original Score category of next year’s 94th Academy Awards on the left side column of this page. The selection and ranking is based on our own experience of the scores in context of the movies, reactions of Academy music branch members and others in the […]

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 395 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures to join the organization. Among the invited artists this year are a number of film composers, including Emile Mosseri (The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Kajillionaire) who received his […]

Academy Announces Updates Rules in Music Categories

Posted: June 30, 2021 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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The Academy’s Board of Governors has approved rules and campaign regulations for the 94th Academy Awards, including two changes in the music categories. In the Original Score category, “for a score to be eligible, it must comprise a minimum of 35% of the total music in the film, lowered from 60%” and in the Original […]

Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Jon Batiste were honored with the Academy Award for their score for Pixar’s Soul at tonight’s 93rd Oscar ceremony. Reznor & Ross have previously received their first Oscar for their music for 2010’s The Social Network and were also nominated this year for their music for David Fincher’s Mank. The […]

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the performers of the Oscar-nominated original songs, which will be performed during the lead-in show, Oscars: Into the Spotlight, prior to the 93rd Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday, April 25. Celeste & composer Daniel Pemberton will perform Hear My Voice from Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial of the […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]