CHRISTOPHER LENNERTZ SCORES ‘CATS & DOGS: THE REVENGE OF KITTY GALORE’ AND ‘COYOTE FALLS’


LENNERTZ CREATES MUSIC FOR TWO OF THE BIGGEST ALL-TIME RIVALRIES IN CATS & DOGS: THE REVENGE OF KITTY GALORE AND NEW LOONEY TOONS 3-D SHORT COYOTE FALLS LOS ANGELES (June 28, 2010) – In composer Christopher Lennertz’s house, “the claws are the law” between his cat, Loca and Dalmatian Miles Davis. That often contentious relationship between his furry charges inspired his scores to the upcoming Warner Bros. double bill of CATS & DOGS: THE REVENGE OF KITTY GALORE and COYOTE FALLS, a brand new Looney Tunes 3-D short. A soundtrack featuring “Concerto for Claws and Orchestra” by Lennertz will be … Continue reading CHRISTOPHER LENNERTZ SCORES ‘CATS & DOGS: THE REVENGE OF KITTY GALORE’ AND ‘COYOTE FALLS’

OLIVIER DERIVIERE LAUNCHES AMEO PRODUCTIONS


Award-winning composer Olivier Deriviere launches new music production company with offices in San Francisco, Boston and Paris San Francisco, CA, June 28th, 2010 – AMEO Productions, founded by brother and sister team award-winning composer Olivier Deriviere (Alone In The Dark, Obscure: The Aftermath), whose innovative soundtracks have been recognized by Billboard, G4TV and The New York Times, and project manager Marion Deriviere, is a new music composition and production company specializing in authentic original scores for video games. To ensure a truly immersive and enhanced gaming experience, AMEO creates dynamic, narrative-driven music with a unique identity and emotion adapted for … Continue reading OLIVIER DERIVIERE LAUNCHES AMEO PRODUCTIONS

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – Screen Archives, Kritzerland, La-La Land, Buysoundtrax


Screen Archives – CHAMPION (Dimitri Tiomkin, June 28th) Kritzerland – July: A TIME FOR EVERY PURPOSE / THE NAME OF THE GAME IS KILL / THE MEAL (Stu Phillips) La-La Land – July 6th: OFFICE SPACE (John Frizzell), IDIOCRACY (Theodore Shapiro) Buysoundtrax – July: LIVE EVIL (Austin Wintory), FINALE (Shawn K. Clement) Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – Screen Archives, Kritzerland, La-La Land, Buysoundtrax

FILM MUSIC LIVE PREMIERES JUNE 30th


At the world’s first live interactive video site dedicated to film music, composer John Debney discusses Iron Man 2 and Predators LOS ANGELES (June 24, 2010) –Film composers are increasingly receiving the spotlight. Now fans of film music have the opportunity to interact live with leading composers. Film Music Live, the first interactive video site dedicated to the sounds of film, premieres with John Debney on June 30th at 5:30 pm PDT/8:30 pm EDT at http://www.justin.tv/filmmusiclive. The award winning composer (The Passion of the Christ, Valentine’s Day), from his studio, will answer live questions from fans and discuss his recent … Continue reading FILM MUSIC LIVE PREMIERES JUNE 30th

THE ‘BATTLESTAR GALACTICA’ SYMPHONY PREMIERES AT FIMUCITÉ 4


FIMUCITÉ 4 presents the International Premiere of Bear McCreary The Battlestar Galactica Symphony on July 9, 2010, at 9PM, at the Auditorium of Tenerife. The Fourth Edition of the Tenerife International Film Music Festival, FIMUCITÉ, will present the world premiere of Bear McCreary’s The Battlestar Galactica Symphony on Friday, July 9, 2010. Conducted by renowned composer Bear McCreary, The Battlestar Galactica Symphony will be performed by the Battlestar Galactica Orchestra together with the Symphonic Orchestra of Tenerife and the Tenerife Film Choir in the Tenerife Auditorium. The program will include excerpts from the entire four season run of the series. … Continue reading THE ‘BATTLESTAR GALACTICA’ SYMPHONY PREMIERES AT FIMUCITÉ 4

‘DEXTER’ COMPOSER TRAVELS TO ‘SILENT HILL’


It was just announced today at E3 at the Los Angeles Convention Center that composer Daniel Licht will be creating the music for the new Silent Hill videogame. The announcement was made at the KONAMI press conference . Daniel Licht is a leading television and film composer with credits that include all seasons of Dexter, film such as Stephen King’s Thinner, Hellraiser Bloodline, and Children of the Corn. He also writes music that is not horrifying such as Lifetime’s film Maneater. Continue reading ‘DEXTER’ COMPOSER TRAVELS TO ‘SILENT HILL’

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


Black Death – Christian Henson – (MMS10011) The Boy And The Pirates – Albert Glasser (Kritzerland KR 20015-8) Charge Of The Light Brigade / The Honey Pot – John Addison (Quartet QRSCE010) – 65:14 Legend Of The 7 Golden Vampires – James Bernard (BSXCD 8869) – 79:45 Outland – Jerry Goldsmith (FSMCD Vol.13 No.8, 2 CDs) – 115:47 Shout At The Devil – Maurice Jarre (Quartet QRSCE009) – 39:35 Star Trek – Deluxe Edition – Michael Giacchino (Varèse Sarabande VCL 0410 1108, 2 CDs) Tootsie – Dave Grusin (FSMCD Vol.13 No.7) – 73:59 Transylvania Twist / Not Of This Earth … Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES

BT, MOBY AND SANTAOLALLA AT BMI’S ‘COFFEE TALK’ ON JUNE 26 LA FILM FESTIVAL


LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2010 – Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) has announced details surrounding its 7th annual “Coffee Talk” panel, slated for Saturday, June 26 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. during the LA Film Festival at Regal Cinemas, L.A. LIVE, Stadium 14 (1000 W. Olympic Blvd.). Moderated by Doreen Ringer Ross, BMI Vice President, Film/TV Relations, the panel will feature Moby, Gustavo Santaolalla, and BT. Tickets are $12, or $10 with a current Metro Bus Pass, 213 or DTLA card. Tickets can be purchased from LAFilmFest.com or over the phone at 866.FILMFEST. Pulling from their real-world experience of working … Continue reading BT, MOBY AND SANTAOLALLA AT BMI’S ‘COFFEE TALK’ ON JUNE 26 LA FILM FESTIVAL

OSCAR NOMINATED FILM COMPOSER WINS INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD


BRUNO COULAIS’ SCORES – INCLUDING OCEANS – HONORED AND PERFORMED AT TENERIFE INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC FESTIVAL LOS ANGELES (June 11, 2010) – For the first time a film composer is honored for his music’s contribution to the environment. Vice President Al Gore’s Climate Project Foundation and the Tenerife International Film Music Festival (FIMUCITÉ) will present the Fimucité Green Award to Bruno Coulais (CORALINE, BABIES) on July 9 in honor of his work on environmentally conscious films such as OCEANS, WINGED MIGRATION and MICROCOSMOS. Additionally, the Tenerife Film Orchestra & Choir will perform a concert of Coulais’ scores during the Fimucité … Continue reading OSCAR NOMINATED FILM COMPOSER WINS INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD

THE FOURTH EDITION OF FIMUCITÉ CENTERED AROUND JOHN WILLIAMS’ MUSIC FOR SPIELBERG


FIMUCITÉ 4 will take place between the 5th and 10th of July and pay homage to one of the most important composers of cinema history, John Williams, with special emphasis on the exceptional duo Williams-Spielberg. Thus, the organizers hope that in this “fourth phase” the public will be abducted like in Close Encounters of the Third Kind by the concerts, screenings and parallel activities. This years´ poster, designed by Carlos Miranda, reflects this fruitful collaboration. Furthermore, this years´ Festival also pays tribute to another great composer, Alex North and the celebration of his centenary. Diego Navarro, the director of the … Continue reading THE FOURTH EDITION OF FIMUCITÉ CENTERED AROUND JOHN WILLIAMS’ MUSIC FOR SPIELBERG

“THE ANGEL” COMPOSES AND “SHAPES” MUSIC FOR GAIA


AWARD-WINNING INDIE GAIA FEATURED AT DANCES WITH FILMS LOS ANGELES – Over the past decade, “The Angel” has quietly become one of the leading ladies of film and TV composing. Critically acclaimed for pioneering an eclectic sound that is both urban and electronic, “The Angel” works with big budget, documentary and indie films including the current festival favorite, GAIA. The film was awarded Best Feature at the Berkshires Film Festival last weekend and is currently screening at Dances With Films in Los Angeles. “In a film with so little dialogue, the soundtrack and score play an essential role in seducing … Continue reading “THE ANGEL” COMPOSES AND “SHAPES” MUSIC FOR GAIA

JIM DOOLEY SCORES THE TBS ANIMATED SERIES ‘NEIGHBORS FROM HELL’


Also announces involvement on 4 new videogame projects Los Angeles, CA — With a slew of summer TV premieres approaching, Jim Dooley, the Emmy-winning composer of “Pushing Daisies” will be launching his latest venture as collaborative composer and songwriter on TBS’ newest animated series, “Neighbors from Hell” on Monday, June 7th. The show’s remarkable main title sequence accompanies the storyline of a family from hell sent to Texas to live a normal suburban life and is produced by “South Park” alum, Pam Brady. Says Dooley: “This project is a true fish-out-of-water story, so I got to experiment with some styles … Continue reading JIM DOOLEY SCORES THE TBS ANIMATED SERIES ‘NEIGHBORS FROM HELL’

JOHN DEBNEY SCORES ‘PREDATORS’


DEBNEY SCORES TWO OF THIS SUMMER’S BIGGEST BLOCKBUSTERS AND KEEPS HIS FANS CONNECTED VIA TWITTER LOS ANGELES – Academy Award® nominated composer JOHN DEBNEY sets a spine tingling score to PREDATORS, reuniting with the film’s producer Robert Rodriguez for the fifth time. Previous collaborations include SIN CITY, SPY KIDS 1 & 2 and THE ADVENTURES OF SHARK-BOY AND LAVA-GIRL. Debney’s IRON MAN 2 score is currently being heard in theaters. The composer reconnected with IRON MAN 2 director Jon Favreau for the third time. Debney went from scoring IRON MAN 2 to PREDATORS sparing no time, proving that he too … Continue reading JOHN DEBNEY SCORES ‘PREDATORS’

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


Cloak & Dagger – Brian May (Intrada Special Collection Volume 135) – 57:13 Concert: John Barry – John Barry (Universal 1641188) Horsemen / The Nile / Blind Prophets Of Easter Island – Georges Delerue (Universal) Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome – Maurice Jarre (Tadlow 009, 2 CDs) Mr. Atlas – Terry Plumeri (Intrada Signature Edition ISE1040) – 44:53 Star Trek III: The Search For Spock – James Horner (Retrograde FSM 80129, 2 CDs) Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


Busting – Billy Goldenberg (Kritzerland KR 20015-7) Dead Like Me – Stewart Copeland (La-La Land LLLCD 1132) Emanuelle Around The World – Nico Fidenco (Beat CDCR 104) Il Giudice E Il Suo Boia (End Of The Game) – Ennio Morricone (Beat CDCR 090) Il Medaglione Insanguinato / Voci Dal Profondo / Malaocchio – Stelvio Cipriani (Digitmovies CDDM 165) Il Prigioniero – Ennio Morricone (Digitmovies CDDM 164) L’Attentato (Expanded) – Ennio Morricone (GDM Club 7084) Theater Of Blood – Michael J. Lewis (La-La Land LLLCD 1136) Una Pistola Per Ringo / Il Ritorno Di Ringo – Ennio Morricone (GDM Club 4134) Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES

LAKESHORE RECORDS TO RELEASE ‘THE LAST AIRBENDER’


Composer James Newton Howard Teams With M. Night Shyamalan For Their 7th Film (June 2nd, 2010- Los Angeles, CA) – Lakeshore Records will release The Last Airbender — Original Soundtrack, available on June 29, 2010. James Newton Howard (The Dark Knight, The Sixth Sense), who has written the music for all of M. Night Shyamalan’s films since 1999’s The Sixth Sense, composed the original score. James Newton Howard is one of the most versatile and respected composers currently working in films. To date, Howard has received eight Oscar® nominations, including six for Best Original Score for his work on Defiance, … Continue reading LAKESHORE RECORDS TO RELEASE ‘THE LAST AIRBENDER’