Posts Tagged ‘Conrad Pope’

Dragon’s Domain Records has announced the world premiere soundtrack release for the 2004 BBC’s docu-drama Space Odyssey: Voyage to the Planets (aka Voyage to the Planets and Beyond) written and directed by Joe Ahearne and narrated by David Suchet as part of the label’s The Don Davis Collection: Volume 1. The album features the original music […]

Conrad Pope is set to score the upcoming ABC drama The Whispers . The show is created by Soo Hugh and stars Lily Rabe, Barry Sloane, Derek Webster, Milo Ventimiglia, Brianna Brown, Kylie Rogers, Kyle Harrison Breitkopf and Catalina Deni. The series is based on the short story Zero Hour by Ray Bradbury and chronicles the race against the clock to defeat an unseen alien enemy out to achieve […]

Two new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the romantic comedy That Awkward Moment written and directed by Tom Gormican and starring Zac Efron, Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Imogen Poots, Mackenzie Davis and Jessica Lucas.  David Torn (Lars and the Real Girl, The Wackness) has composed the film’s original score. Varese Sarabande […]

Milan Records will release a soundtrack album for the documentary Tim’s Vermeer. The album features the film’s original music composed and conducted by Conrad Pope (My Week with Marilyn, Pavilion of Women). The soundtrack will be released digitally January 28, 2014 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon, where you can also listen to […]

Peter Jackson has published his final production diary of the year for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug focusing on the music for the fantasy epic. The video features interviews with composer Howard Shore who is joined at his writing studio by Doug Adams, author of the book The Music of The Lord of the […]

Conrad Pope is the composer of the upcoming documentary Tim’s Vermeer. The film is directed by Teller of Penn & Teller fame and follows Tim Jenison, a Texas based inventor, as he attempts to solve the mystery of how 17th century Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer (Girl with a Pearl Earring) managed to paint so photo-realistically,150 years before the invention […]

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 176 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures to join the organization. Among the invited artists this year are five film composers, including former Oscar nominee Albert Iglesias who has received three Academy Award nominations for The Constant […]

As announced last Thursday, 97 movies are eligible for nominations in the Original Score category for the 84th Academy Awards. Not included were a couple of scores that have been considered possible contenders. The two most notable omissions from the Academy’s finalists list are Drive and My Week with Marilyn, which both were disqualified for […]

Three new movies opened in wide release this past Wednesday: The film released in most theaters this Thanksgiving weekend is the new movie adaptation of The Muppets directed by James Bobin and starring Amy Adams, Jason Segel and Chris Cooper. The film’s score is written by Christophe Beck and Bret McKenzie serves as the project’s […]

Sony Classical has announced a soundtrack release for the drama My Week with Marilyn. The album includes the original score by Conrad Pope. Alexandre Desplat has written Marilyn’s Theme for the film and pianist Lang Lang is performing on the score. Also featured on the album are several period songs by Nat King Cole, a […]