Archive for the ‘Film Music News’ Category

ASCAP has announced the winners of the 2022 ASCAP Screen Music Awards, recognizing its top film, television and video game composers. The event runs May 2-5 across @ASCAP social media and @ASCAPScreen on Instagram. The ASCAP Composers’ Choice Awards, voted on exclusively by the ASCAP composer and songwriter community, are presented to Germaine Franco for Film […]

The only movie opening in theaters nationwide this week is the action thriller Memory directed by Martin Campbell and starring Liam Neeson, Guy Pearce, Monica Bellucci, Taj Atwal, Ray Fearon, Harold Torres and Ray Stevenson. The film’s original music is composed by Rupert Parkes (aka Photek) (How to Get Away with Murder, Station 19, The Protege, Gang Related,  […]

Deadline is reporting that Harry Connick Jr. is writing and performing original songs for the upcoming romantic comedy The Islander. The singer/songwriter will also star in the movie, which revolves around a has-been musician who moves, sight unseen, to a remote cliffside house on an island, only to discover his new home has an unfortunate […]

Arthur Sharpe (Guilt, The Electrical Life of Louis Wain, Ghosts, Flowers, The Darkest Universe) has won his first BAFTA TV Craft Award for his music from the HBO/Sky series Landscapers starring Olivia Colman & David Thewlis at tonight’s awards ceremony at The Brewery in London. Check out his acceptance speech after the jump. The composer’s score has been […]

Opening in theaters nationwide is the animated feature The Bad Guys directed by Pierre Perifel and starring Sam Rockwell, Marc Maron, Anthony Ramos, Awkwafina, Craig Robinson, Zazie Beetz, Lilly Singh, Richard Ayoade  and Alex Borstein. The film’s original music is composed by Daniel Pemberton (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, The Trial of the Chicago 7, Birds of Prey, […]

Deadline is reporting that actor/rapper/singer Utkarsh Ambudkar (best known for his lead role in CBS’ Ghosts) is writing original music for the upcoming Disney+ original movie World’s Best. The film is directed by Roshan Sethi (7 Days) is set to star himself, Punam Patel and Manny Magnus. The comedy revolves around a 12-year old math kid […]

Opening in theaters nationwide is the fantasy adventure Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore directed by David Yates and staring  Eddie Redmayne, Jude Law, Mads Mikkelsen, Dan Fogler, Ezra Miller, Alison Sudol, William Nadylam, Callum Turner and Victoria Yeates. The film’s original music is composed by James Newton Howard (The Hunger Games, Maleficent, The Sixth Sense, King Kong, […]

BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) announced today that Brian Tyler will be honored with the BMI Icon at the 38th Annual BMI Film, TV and Visual Media Awards on May 11, 2022 in Beverly Hills, CA. Tyler will be receiving the highest honor of the evening for his exceptional body of work and phenomenal success as […]

Deadline is reporting that T Bone Burnett (Inside Llewyn Davis, Crazy Heart, True Detective, Walk the Line) is attached to compose music for a film adaptation of Chuck Klosterman’s novel Downtown Owl. The film is directed by actors Lily Rabe & Hamish Linklater and stars Rabe herself, Ed Harris  Vanessa Hudgens, Finn Wittrock, Jack Dylan Grazer and August […]

Opening in theaters nationwide this week is the family adventure Sonic the Hedgehog 2 directed by Jeff Fowler and starsring James Marsden, Ben Schwartz, Jim Carrey, Tika Sumpter, Idris Elba, Natasha Rothwell, Adam Pally, Shemar Moore and Colleen O’Shaughnessey. The film’s original score is composed by Tom Holkenborg (Mad Max: Fury Road, Zack Snyder’s Justice League, Deadpool, […]