Archive for the ‘Film Music News’ Category

Disney+ has announced Voices Rising: The Music of Wakanda Forever, a new documentary series focusing on the music from Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. The show centers on the songs and score from the movie and features interview with director Ryan Coogler, composer Ludwig Göransson, among others. Check out the series’ trailer after the […]

Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend is the action thriller Plane directed by Jean-François Richet and starring Gerard Butler, Mike Colter, Daniella Pineda, Yoson An, Paul Ben-Victor, Remi Adeleke, Joey Slotnick and Tony Goldwyn. The film’s original music is composed by Marco Beltrami (3:10 to Yuma, A Quiet Place, Scream, Logan, Ford v. Ferrari) & Marcus Trumpp (The […]

Justin Hurwitz has received the Golden Globe in the Original Score category for his score for Damien Chazelle’s Babylon at tonight’s 80th Golden Globe Awards ceremony. He previously won the award three times for his score and the song City of Stars from La La Land and his score from First Man. The other composers […]

The Cinema Audio Society has announced the nominees for the 59th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing. For the past couple of years, scoring mixers have been recognized alongside production, re-recording, ADR and foley mixers. In the Motion Pictures – Live Action category, the scoring mixers honored include Daniel Kresco for Edward […]

Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend is the sci-fi/horror thriller M3GAN directed by Gerard Johnstone and starring Allison Williams, Violet McGraw, Brian Jordan Alvarez, Ronny Chieng, Jen Van Epps, Stephane Garneau-Monten and Lori Dungey.. The film’s original music is composed by Anthony Willis (Promising Young Woman, One Last Night, How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming). Back […]

2023 BAFTA Awards Original Score Longlist Announced

Posted: January 6, 2023 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News

The British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA) today revealed the longlists for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2023. This longlisting round was introduced in 2021 resulting in three rounds of voting. Round One voting produced the longlists in all categories announced today. Round Two voting, to determine the nominations, is now […]

Songwriter/record producer Gary Clark and director John Carney (Once, Begin Again) and have written the original songs for the upcoming musical drama Flora and Son. Clark also composed the original score for the film written and directed by Carney and starring Eve Hewson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Orén Kinlan and Jack Reynor. The movie follows a single mom […]

Opening in New York and Los Angeles today before expanding nationwide on January 13 is the comedy drama A Man Called Otto directed by Marc Forster and starring Tom Hanks, Mariana Treviño, Rachel Keller and Manuel Garcia-Rulfo. The film’s original score is composed by Thomas Newman (The Shawshank Redemption, American Beauty, 1917, Finding Nemo, Skyfall, Wall-E). Mercury […]

Eduard Artemyev (1937-2022)

Posted: December 30, 2022 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News

Eduard Artemyev has passed away at age 85. The Russian composer was best known internationally for his scores for the films of Andrei Tarkovsky, including the 1972 sci-fi classic Solaris, 1975’s Mirror and 1979’s Stalker. He also composed the music for numerous movies directed by Nikita Mikhalkov, including At Home Among Strangers, a Stranger Among […]

Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend is the period comedy drama Babylon written and directed by Damien Chazelle and starring Margot Robbie, Diego Calva, Brad Pitt, Jovan Adepo, Lukas Haas, Jean Smart, Li Jun Li, Tobey Maguire, Samara Weaving and Olivia Wilde. The film’s original music is composed by Justin Hurwitz (La La Land, First Man, […]