Posts Tagged ‘Laura Karpman’

The line-up for the annual The Character of Music panel at Comic-Con in San Diego has been announced. This year’s Classic Horror Special Edition will feature a number of composers discussing the power of music in horror films with a Q&A to follow. Panelists include composers Charles Bernstein (Nightmare on Elm Street), Harry Manfredini (Friday the 13th), Laura Karpman (Carrie), Richard Band (Re-Animator), Tyler Bates (Dawn of the Dead), Maurizio […]

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 322 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures to join the organization. Among the invited artists this year a number of film composers, including Johann Johannsson (Prisoners, Sicario) who received his first Academy Award nomination earlier this year for his […]

Only one new movie is opening this weekend: Guaranteed to top the weekend box office is Captain America: The Winter Soldier directed by Anthony & Joe Russo and starring Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Mackie and Robert Redford. The film’s music is composed by Henry Jackman (X-Men: First Class, Wreck-It-Ralph. Hollywood Records has released […]

Art Farm West Records has announced a soundtrack release for the documentary The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden. The album features the film’s original music written by Emmy Award-winning composer Laura Karpman (Taken miniseries, Black Nativity). The soundtrack is now available to download on iTunes, where you can also check out audio clips. The Galapagos Affair is directed by Dayna Goldfine […]

Opening nationwide this holiday weekend after a 5-day exclusive engagement at Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre is Disney’s animated feature Frozen directed by Jennifer Lee & Chris Buck and featuring the voice talent of Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Santino Fontana, Alan Tudyk and Ciarán Hinds. Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez have written […]

Raphael Saadiq and Laura Karpman are composing the score for the musical drama Black Nativity. The movie is directed by Kasi Lemmons and stars Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Tyrese Gibson, Jacob Latimore, Nasir Jones (aka Nas), Mary J. Blige and Luke James. The film is based on the gospel musical by Langston Hughes, which […]

TNT is launching the Mystery Movie Night, a series of contemporary crime dramas, based on popular novels. The first six movies that are premiering in the next few weeks have some notable composers working on the music for the films. Airing tommorow, November 30 is the mystery drama Ricochet based on a novel by Sandra […]