CRAIG ARMSTRONG TO BE HONORED WITH THE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SOUNDTRACK COLOGNE 15


Craig Armstrong

In his multi-faceted works, classical and electronic sounds blend together in a virtuoso manner, his film scores became cult and won numerous awards – now Craig Armstrong will receive SoundTrack_Cologne’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award during the award ceremony of this year’s conference on August 25th, 2018. Continue reading “CRAIG ARMSTRONG TO BE HONORED WITH THE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SOUNDTRACK COLOGNE 15”

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JOHN WILLIAMS HONORED WITH SPECIAL AWARD AT THE 34TH ANNUAL BMI AWARDS


(L-R) BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill, Honoree John Williams and BMI Vice President, Creative – Film, TV & Visual Media Doreen Ringer-Ross at the BMI Film, TV & Visual Media Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on May 9, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California

BEVERLY HILLS, CA (May 10, 2018) – Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, held its 34th annual Film, TV & Visual Media Awards last night at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The private ceremony was hosted by Vice President Creative – Film, TV & Visual Media, Doreen Ringer-Ross and BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill, who honored prolific composer John Williams with the John Williams Award for his incomparable status as one of the greatest film and television composers of our time. Continue reading “JOHN WILLIAMS HONORED WITH SPECIAL AWARD AT THE 34TH ANNUAL BMI AWARDS”

HANS ZIMMER TO RECEIVE THE MAX STEINER AWARD IN VIENNA


Academy Award and Golden Globe Winner Hans Zimmer to be recognized by Vienna, the City of Music, for his innovative contributions to Music in Film during the annual Hollywood in Vienna Gala and this year’s concert

Los Angeles/ Vienna, April 22nd, 2018- Hollywood in Vienna CEO and Founder Sandra Tomek is proud to announce that Academy Award, Tony Award, 2-time Golden Globe and 3-time Grammy Winner Hans Zimmer will be honored with the 2018 Max Steiner Award in Vienna during the Annual Hollywood in Vienna Concert Gala. Hans Zimmer’s illustrious career has spanned over 150 film and television projects and encompasses about every genre and popular film franchise one can think about, from “Driving Miss Daisy” to “The Dark Knight” and from “The Lion King” to “Dunkirk”. Continue reading “HANS ZIMMER TO RECEIVE THE MAX STEINER AWARD IN VIENNA”

THE 2017 GRAMMY’S SOUNDTRACK NOMINATIONS


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ARRIVAL – Jóhann Jóhannsson
DUNKIRK – Hans Zimmer
GAME OF THRONES: SEASON 7 – Ramin Djawadi
HIDDEN FIGURES – Benjamin Wallfisch, Pharrell Williams & Hans Zimmer
LA LA LAND – Justin Hurwitz

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JÓHANN JÓHANNSSON AND RUPERT GREGSON-WILLIAMS ARE THE MAIN WINNERS AT THE 17th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS


Tonight, the 17th World Soundtrack Awards have been awarded in Ghent. Jóhann Jóhannsson and Rupert Gregson-Williams won Best Film Composer of the Year and Best Television Composer of the Year respectively, while David Shire received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his entire career. Guest of honour during the concert that follows the awards ceremony, is jazz composer Terence Blanchard. Continue reading “JÓHANN JÓHANNSSON AND RUPERT GREGSON-WILLIAMS ARE THE MAIN WINNERS AT THE 17th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS”

DANNY ELFMAN HONORED WITH THE MAX STEINER AWARD IN VIENNA


Renate Brauner (City of Vienna commissioner), Danny Elfman, Sandra Tomek
© Hollywood in Vienna / Rene Wallentin

Four-time Oscar nominee Danny Elfman (“The Nightmare Before Christmas”, “Edward Scissorhands”, “Good Will Hunting”, “Milk”) has received the distinguished Max Steiner Award in the City of Music, Vienna Continue reading “DANNY ELFMAN HONORED WITH THE MAX STEINER AWARD IN VIENNA”

THE 2017 EMMY WINNERS AT THE MUSIC-RELATED CATEGORIES


OUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR SPECIAL
(ORIGINAL DRAMATIC SCORE)
FARGO: Aporia – Jeff Russo
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THE MUSIC SUPERVISORS AT SOUNDTRACK_COLOGNE 14


How do songs & sources find their ways into films? The conference category “Reality Check/Sync” marks the seven events SoundTrack_Cologne 14 dedicates to this question. Continue reading “THE MUSIC SUPERVISORS AT SOUNDTRACK_COLOGNE 14”

SOUNDTRACK_COLOGNE ANNOUNCES FULL FILM COMPOSER LINE-UP


Music in Film at SoundTrack_Cologne: The composers of “Cloud Atlas”, “Fack ju Göhte”, “Wendy”, a workshop for music media conducting with Frank Strobel and two panels about team composing Continue reading “SOUNDTRACK_COLOGNE ANNOUNCES FULL FILM COMPOSER LINE-UP”

SOUNDTRACK_COLOGNE 14: LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD GOES TO BRUCE BROUGHTON


Bruce Broughton

Cologne, July 12, 2017 – Within a festive award ceremony on the evening of August 26th, legendary film composer Bruce Broughton will be awarded this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award of SoundTrack_Cologne. Continue reading “SOUNDTRACK_COLOGNE 14: LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD GOES TO BRUCE BROUGHTON”

MASTERCLASS WITH DANNY ELFMAN DURING HOLLYWOOD IN VIENNA


“FIMU – Film Music Symposium Vienna” to take place during Hollywood in Vienna at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna

Vienna, July 6th, 2017 – This year’s Film Music Symposium takes place on September 26th and 27th, 2017 at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna. Continue reading “MASTERCLASS WITH DANNY ELFMAN DURING HOLLYWOOD IN VIENNA”

Composers of ‘SHERLOCK’, ‘THE SAME SKY’, ‘LINE OF DUTY’ and ‘THE X-FILES’ at SoundTrack_Cologne 14


This year, Saturday August 26th is dedicated to TV series at the SoundTrack_Cologne Music Conference. The four illustrious guests draw a line from horror classics to innovative TV shows. The guests are Mark Snow (The X-Files), Michael Price (Sherlock), Carly Paradis (Line of Duty) and Walter Mair (The Same Sky). Continue reading “Composers of ‘SHERLOCK’, ‘THE SAME SKY’, ‘LINE OF DUTY’ and ‘THE X-FILES’ at SoundTrack_Cologne 14”

ALAN SILVESTRI RECEIVES BMI ICON AWARD


2017 BMI FILM, TV & VISUAL MEDIA AWARDS
Beverly Hills Ceremony Also Honored Year’s Top Film and Television Composers

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – (May 11, 2017) – Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, held the 2017 Film, TV & Visual Media Awards last night at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The ceremony was hosted by BMI Vice President, Film, TV & Visual Media Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross and BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill, who honored celebrated composer Alan Silvestri, along with the composers of music featured in the past year’s top-grossing films, top-rated primetime network television series and highest-ranking cable and streamed media programs. Continue reading “ALAN SILVESTRI RECEIVES BMI ICON AWARD”

BMI TO HONOR ALAN SILVESTRI WITH ICON AWARD


2017 BMI FILM, TV & VISUAL MEDIA AWARDS CEREMONY TO BE HELD ON MAY 10 IN BEVERLY HILLS

Los Angeles, CA – (April 10, 2017) Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, will present the BMI Icon Award for outstanding career achievement to celebrated composer Alan Silvestri at the company’s 2017 Film, TV & Visual Media Awards. The annual ceremony will be held Wednesday, May 10, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill and BMI Vice President Film, TV & Visual Media Relations Doreen Ringer-Ross will host the ceremony. Continue reading “BMI TO HONOR ALAN SILVESTRI WITH ICON AWARD”

FIMUCITÉ HONORS FILMMAKER LUCIO FULCI WITH TRIBUTE CONCERT


Fabio Frizzi

The Tenerife International Film Music Festival will feature a “live-to-picture” screening of the horror film “The Beyond”, scored and performed by composer Fabio Frizzi
The concert will be held on September 22nd at Infanta Leonor Auditorium in Los Cristianos

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, March 28th, 2017.- For its eleventh year, the Tenerife International Film Music Festival (FIMUCITÉ) will open at Infanta Leonor Auditorium in Los Cristianos with a tribute concert to italian filmmaker Lucio Fulci. The festival will screen the film “The Beyond” together with the performance of the music. This “live-to-picture” experience will be conducted by the composer of the score, the prominent Fabio Frizzi. This attractive and thrilling event is included in a varied program of concerts and activities to be held from September 22nd to 30th, thanks to the sponsorship of Cabildo Insular de Tenerife, the Canary Islands Government, and Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Arona City Councils. Continue reading “FIMUCITÉ HONORS FILMMAKER LUCIO FULCI WITH TRIBUTE CONCERT”

DANNY ELFMAN TO RECEIVE THE MAX STEINER AWARD IN VIENNA


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Danny Elfman

Four-time Oscar nominee Danny Elfman (“The Nightmare Before Christmas”, “Edward Scissorhands”, “Good Will Hunting”, “Milk”) to receive the distinguished Max Steiner Award in the City of Music, Vienna

Vienna/Los Angeles – March 9th, 2017 – Vienna is without a doubt the music capital of the world. More famous composers have lived here than in any other city – in Vienna, music is literally in the air. It’s no surprise that therefore it’s the Austrian born composer Max Steiner (“Gone with the Wind”, “Casablanca”), who is one of the fathers of film music as we know it today. Continue reading “DANNY ELFMAN TO RECEIVE THE MAX STEINER AWARD IN VIENNA”

TREVOR JONES, DAVID SHIRE AND TYLER BATES AMONG THE GUESTS FOR MOSMA 2017


The Málaga City Council and The Málaga Film Festival Announce the 2017 Program and Guests For The Festival – To Run July 5-9 Continue reading “TREVOR JONES, DAVID SHIRE AND TYLER BATES AMONG THE GUESTS FOR MOSMA 2017”

THE 2017 OSCAR NOMINATIONS AT THE FILM MUSIC CATEGORIES


BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

  • Mica Levi for “Jackie”
  • Justin Hurwitz for “La La Land”
  • Hauschka, Dustin O’Halloran for “Lion
  • Nicholas Britell for “Moonlight
  • Thomas Newman for “Passengers

Continue reading “THE 2017 OSCAR NOMINATIONS AT THE FILM MUSIC CATEGORIES”

THE 2016 GRAMMY’S SOUNDTRACK NOMINATIONS


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BRIDGE OF SPIES – Thomas Newman
THE HATEFUL EIGHT – Ennio Morricone
THE REVENANT – Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto
STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS – John Williams
STRANGER THINGS VOLUME 1 – Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein
STRANGER THINGS VOLUME 2 – Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein Continue reading “THE 2016 GRAMMY’S SOUNDTRACK NOMINATIONS”

LALO SCHIFRIN TO RECEIVE COMMANDEUR OF ARTS AND LETTERS BY FRANCE’S ORDRE DES ARTS ET DES LETTRES


Schifrin To Appear At Two Festivals As A Special Guest
Cinematheque Festival To Feature a Retrospective of Schifrin’s Films (November 9-14)
Festival du Cinéma & Musique de Film de la Baule Featuring Tribute To Schifrin With A Special Concert Featuring His Music (November 9-13)

(October 27, 2016 – Los Angeles, CA) – On November 8th France’s Ordre des Arts et des Lettres will be presenting composer Lalo Schifrin with their prestigious Commandeur of Arts and Letters. Two festivals in France will be paying tribute to Schifrin over the subsequent seven days. Continue reading “LALO SCHIFRIN TO RECEIVE COMMANDEUR OF ARTS AND LETTERS BY FRANCE’S ORDRE DES ARTS ET DES LETTRES”

30th BRAUNSCHWEIG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL HOUNORS FILM COMPOSER PATRICK DOYLE


Patrick Doyle
Patrick Doyle

The festival to take place November 7th – 13th, 2016-10-23 Continue reading “30th BRAUNSCHWEIG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL HOUNORS FILM COMPOSER PATRICK DOYLE”