Posts Tagged ‘Avatar’

Simon Franglen has been hired to write indigenous songs to be performed on screen by members of various Na’vi clans for James Cameron’s Avatar 2 & 3. The first two sequels (which are being shot simultaneously) to the Academy Award-nominated 2009 film (scored by James Horner) will star Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Giovanni […]

Walt Disney Records has released a soundtrack album for Walt Disney World’s themed area Pandora: The World of Avatar. The album features the music written by Academy Award winner James Horner (Titanic, Braveheart, A Beautiful Mind, Apollo 13) and Simon Franglen (The Magnificent Seven, Peppermint) for the attractions located in the themed area. The soundtrack is now available to […]

James Horner revealed in an interview with HeyUGuys that he will be composing the music for Pandora: The Land of Avatar at Disney’a Animal Kingdom in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The theme park attraction is designed by Walt Disney Imagineering in partnership with James Cameron and Lightstorm Entertainment and will feature the wonders of Pandora, […]

James Horner Talks ‘Avatar’ Sequels

Posted: April 9, 2015 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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James Horner revealed in an interview with Andrew Freund at the Los Angeles premiere of the IMAX documentary Living in the Age of Airplanes this past Monday that he has “started to get ideas from the filmmakers” about his music for James Cameron’s upcoming Avatar sequels, while it will be a while before he starts […]

Avatar – Soundtrack Deluxe Edition coming

Posted: April 10, 2010 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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Atlantic Records announced that an expanded release of James Horner’s score for Avatar will be released on April 20. The Avatar – Deluxe Edition will be a download-only release and include six bonus tracks of unreleased music in addition to the previous album tracks. The new tracks contain about 20 minutes of unreleased music. To listen […]

Avid Audio just uploaded a new video feature with James Horner talking about his working process and the technological advances on his Oscar-nominated score for Avatar. The video also features interviews with Horner’s scoring mixer Simon Rhodes and electronic music arranger Simon Franglen. To watch the video, click on this Vimeo link.

James Horner Video Interview

Posted: February 26, 2010 by filmmusicreporter in Composer Interviews
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David Poland from Movie City News was able to secure James Horner for an exclusive interview that was shot earlier this week and just uploaded on his blog. In the lengthy video interview, Horner talks about his Academy Award-nominated score for Avatar, the other Oscar nominated scores and the current state of film music. Needless to […]