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Hildur Guðnadóttir was named Film Composer of the Year at the 20th World Soundtrack Awards, tonight’s closing event of the 47th Ghent Film Festival, for her score for Todd Phillips’ Joker, for which she also earned an Academy Award and Golden Globe earlier this year. She previously received the World Soundtrack Award in the TV Composer […]

The only movie premiering in theaters nationwide this weekend is the supernatural horror thriller The Empty Man written and directed by David Prior and starring James Badge Dale, Marin Ireland, Stephen Root, Robert Aramayo, Ron Canada, Joel Courtney and Sasha Frolova. The film’s original music is composed by Christopher Young (Spider-Man 3, Hellraiser, Sinister, The Shipping News, The Hurricane, […]

Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend is the thriller Honest Thief co-written and directed by Mark Williams and starring Liam Neeson, Kate Walsh, Jai Courtney, Jeffrey Donovan, Robert Patrick, Anthony Ramos and Jasmine Cephas Jones. The film’s original music is composed by Mark Isham (Crash, A River Runs Through It, The Accountant, Warrior, Once Upon a Time). Music.Film […]

Def Jam Recordings/Universal Music Group have released the original song See What You’ve Done  from the documentary Belly of the Beast. The song is performed by Academy Award nominee Mary J. Blige who also co-wrote the track with record producer songwriting duo Nova Wav and DJ Camper. Visit Amazon or any other major digital music service […]

Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend is the family comedy The War with Grandpa directed by Tim Hill and starring Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Oakes Fegley, Christopher Walken, Rob Riggle, Cheech Marin and Jane Seymour. The film’s original score is composed by Aaron Zigman (The Notebook, Bridge to Terabithia, The Proposal, John Q, Sex and the City: […]

Opening in limited release this weekend is the sci-fi thriller Possessor written and directed by Brandon Cronenberg and starring Andrea Riseborough, Christopher Abbott, Rossif Sutherland, Tuppence Middleton, Sean Bean and Jennifer Jason Leigh. The film’s original music is composed by Jim Williams (Raw, Beast, Kill List, Sightseers, A Field in England). Lakeshore Records has released a soundtrack album featuring […]

Opening nationwide this weekend is the drama The Last Shift written and directed by Andrew Cohn and starring Richard Jenkins, Shane Paul McGhie, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Birgundi Baker, Allison Tolman and Ed O’Neill. The film’s original music is composed by Mark Orton (Nebraska, The Good Girl, My Old Lady). No soundtrack album has been announced. Check out […]

Singer/songwriter Starrah (aka Brittany Hazzard) is writing original songs for the upcoming animated musical Century Goddess. The film tells the story of a young woman who is revealed to be a once-in-a-century goddess who unleashes her generational power of song and spoken word to ignite a revolution in a dictatorship where artists are suppressed. The […]

Ludwig Göransson Wins Emmy Award for ‘The Mandalorian’ Score

Posted: September 19, 2020 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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Ludwig Göransson has won his first Emmy Award in the Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score) category for his score from the episode Chapter 8: Redemption of the Disney+ Star Wars series The Mandalorian at today’s fifth and final night of the 2020 Creative Arts Emmy Awards. The Academy Award and Grammy […]

The only movie opening in theaters nationwide this week is the political thriller Infidel written and directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh and starring Jim Caveziel, Claudia Karvan, Hal Ozsan, Stelio Savante and Aly Kassem. The album features the film’s original music composed by Natalie Holt (The Honourable Woman, Journey’s End, Knightfall, Press, Beecham House, Deadwater Fell). […]