Posts Tagged ‘Justin Hurwitz’

Johann Johannsson has been named Film Composer of the Year at the 17th World Soundtrack Awards tonight at the 44th Ghent Film Festival. He was previously nominated in the category in 2015 and is also nominated this year for his score for Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival in the Best Original Film Score of the Year category. Nicholas Britell received his […]

Lionsgate today announced that the world premiere of La La Land in Concert: A Live-to-Film Celebration will take place at the Hollywood Bowl on Memorial Day weekend Friday, May 26 and Saturday, May 27.  Composer Justin Hurwitz will conduct his Academy Award-winning score for Damien Chazelle’s hit film musical and song City of Stars (with lyrics by Benj Pasek &Justin Paul) performed live-to-film by a […]

The 89th Academy Awards ceremony was held last night. Among the music-related highlights was Justin Hurwitz receiving his first two Oscars for his music for La La Land and lyricists Benj Pasek & Justin Paul receiving the award for the song City of Stars from Damien Chazelle’s musical. Check out the backstage press room interview with the composer/songwriters after the jump. The acceptance speeches will be added […]

Justin Hurwitz has received the Academy Award for his score for Damien Chazelle’s La La Land. The other nominated composers in the Best Original Score category were Mica Levi (Jackie), Dustin O’Halloran & Hauschka (Lion), Nicholas Britell (Moonlight) and Thomas Newman (Passengers). Hurwitz also received a second Oscar for the original song City of Stars from the movie musical and shared the honor […]

Interscope Records will release a new soundtrack album for Damien Chazelle’s hit musical La La Land. The album features the songs from the movie composed by Justin Hurwitz with lyrics by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, as well as Hurwitz’s score as featured on the previous official soundtrack and score release. Also included and previously unreleased are D.A. […]

Justin Hurwitz Wins BAFTA Award for ‘La La Land’

Posted: February 12, 2017 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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Justin Hurwitz has received his first BAFTA Award for his score for Damien Chazelle’s La La Land in the Original Music category today at the ceremony at the Orange British Academy Film Awards ceremony at the Royal Opera House in London. The composer accepted his award in person at the event. Check out his acceptance speech after the […]

Milan Records has announced the world premiere soundtrack release for Damien Chazelle’s 2009 musical movie Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench. The album features the music from the film composed by Academy Award nominee Justin Hurwitz (La La Land, Whiplash) and featuring lyrics by Chazelle. The soundtrack will be released digitally on February 24, 2017 and physically in March. Visit […]

Justin Hurwitz has received the Golden Globe Awards in the Original Score category for Damien Chazelle’s La La Land. He also won a second award for the song City of Stars from the movie musical and shared the honor with lyricists Justin Paul & Benj Pasek. Check out the acceptance speeches after the jump. The other composers […]

Justin Hurwitz was honored with his the Critics’ Choice Movie Award in the Best Score category for his music for Damien Chazelle’s La La Land at tonight’s 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards ceremony in Santa Monica, CA. The other composers nominated in the Best Score category were Nicholas Britell for Moonlight, Johann Johannsson for Arrival, Mica Levi for Jackie and Dustin O’Halloran & […]

The only movie opening nationwide this weekend is the comedy Office Christmas Party directed by Josh Gordon & Will Speck and starring Jason Bateman,  Jennifer Aniston, Olivia Munn, Kate McKinnon, Courtney B. Vance, T.J. Miller, Vanessa Bayer, Jillian Bell, Jamie Chung, Rob Corddry, Abbey Lee, Karan Soni and Matt Walsh. The film’s original score is composed by Theodore Shapiro (Ghostbusters, Tropic Thunder, The Devil Wears […]