Posts Tagged ‘Mark Orton’

Premiering tomorrow, March 13, is the documentary Cries from Syria directed by Evgeny Afineevsky. The film’s original music is composed by Martin Tillman (The Ring Two, Last Knights). Diane Warren contributed the original song Prayers for this World, which is performed by Cher and The West Los Angeles Children’s Choir. The movie explores the humanitarian crisis in Syria […]

Mark Orton to Score ‘Unleashed’

Posted: August 26, 2015 by filmmusicreporter in Film Scoring Assignments
Tags: , ,

Mark Orton has signed on to score the upcoming indie comedy Unleashed. The film is written and directed by Finn Taylor (Dream With the Fishes, The Darwin Awards) and stars Kate Micucci, Steve Howey, Justin Chatwin, Sean Astin, Illeana Douglas, Hana Mae Lee and Josh Brener. The movie follows a 30-something app designer who moves […]

Two new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Expected to top the weekend box office is the biographical drama Straight Outta Compton directed by F. Gary Gray and starring O’Shea Jackson Jr. as Ice Cube, Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre, Jason Mitchell as Eazy-E, Aldis Hodge as MC Ren, Neil Brown, Jr. as DJ Yella […]

ABKCO Records has announced a soundtrack album for the indie comedy People Places Things. The album features the film’s original music by Mark Orton (Nebraska, My Old Lady, The Good Girl). The soundtrack will be released digitally this Friday, August 14 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. People Places Things is written and directed by Jim […]

Mark Orton is composing the music for the upcoming indie comedy People, Places, Things. The film is written and directed by James C. Strouse and stars Jemaine Clement, Regina Hall, Stephanie Allynne and Jessica Williams. The movie follows a newly single, under-employed graphic novelist balancing parenting his young twin daughters and a classroom full students while exploring a new love […]

Two new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the family movie Dolphin Tale 2 written and directed by Charles Martin Smith and starring Harry Connick, Jr., Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson, Nathan Gamble, Cozi Zuehlsdorff and Austin Stowell. The film’s original music is composed by Rachel Portman (The Cider […]

‘My Old Lady’ Soundtrack Details

Posted: September 7, 2014 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
Tags: , , ,

BAG Production will release a soundtrack album for the comedy drama My Old Lady. The album features the film’s original music composed by Mark Orton (Nebraska, The Good Girl). Also included is a track from the composer’s acoustic chamber group Tin Hat and a track by the jazz ensemble The Hot Club of San Francisco. […]

Film composers Craig Wedren and Mark Orton have been announced as performers at the annual Snowball, presented by BMI, on January 22, 2014 at the Sundance House in Park City, Utah. The event will also feature performances by Scottish singer/songwriter KT Tunstall and vocalist and folk songwriter Kris Orlowski. The Snowball will begin at 8 […]

Mark Orton is the composer of the upcoming comedy drama My Old Lady. The film marks the directorial debut of Israel Horovitz (screenwriter of Sunshine, Author! Author!) and stars Maggie Smith, Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas and Dominique Pinon. The movie is based on a play by Horovitz and centers on a man from New […]

Only one new movie is opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in more than 2000 theaters is the comedy The Black Man Holiday directed by Malcolm D. Lee and starring Taye Diggs, Nia Long, Morris Chestnut, Harold Perrineau, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Monica Calhoun, Melissa De Sousa and Regina Hall. Stanley Clarke (Passenger 57) who has […]