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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JAMES EDWARD BARKER TO SCORE ‘GWEN’


James Edward Barker

Award-winning composer James Edward Barker has signed on to score Endor Productions and BFI’s upcoming Gothic mystery-thriller Gwen, by first time feature director William McGregor. The film is Produced by Tom Nash and Hilary Bevan Jones for Endor, Lizzie Francke (’71) for the BFI, and stars BAFTA-nominated actress Maxine Peake (Funny Cow, The Theory of Everything) alongside Eleanor Worthington-Cox (Britannia) and newcomer Jodie Innes. Continue reading “JAMES EDWARD BARKER TO SCORE ‘GWEN’”

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 FILM MUSIC CAREER OF SERGIO MOURE DE OTEYZA CELEBRATED WITH NEW ALBUM RELEASE


Karonte Records Releases Double Album Collection Film Music Works: 2005 -2017

(January 26, 2018 – Los Angeles, CA) – Karonte Records has released a special collection celebrating the film music compositions of Sergio Moure de Oteyza (EXTINCTION, LOBOS SUCIOS aka DIRTY WOLVES).  Entitled Film Music Works, the double-album set features an extensive booklet containing an in-depth article about his career, written by David Rodríguez. Continue reading “THE FILM MUSIC CAREER OF SERGIO MOURE DE OTEYZA CELEBRATED WITH NEW ALBUM RELEASE”

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”

DANIEL LICHT (1957-2017)


Daniel Licht

Daniel Licht, composer of the TV show Dexter, and movies such as Thinner, Hellraiser: BloodlineChildren of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice, as well as video games including Dishonored, Dishonored 2 Silent Hill: Downpour passed away on Wednesday, August 2, after a battle with a rare form of sarcoma. Continue reading “DANIEL LICHT (1957-2017)”

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”

CONCERTS IN DUBLIN CELEBRATE THE MUSIC OF ELMER BERNSTEIN


Elmer Bernstein

CONDUCTED BY PETER BERNSTEIN AND HOSTED BY JOHN LANDIS
National Concert Hall (Dublin) June 14, 2017
Royal Albert Hall (London) June 18, 2017

(May 25, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA) – To mark the 95th anniversary of his birth, two special concerts will celebrate the music of legendary composer Elmer Bernstein. Both concerts will be narrated and conducted by Elmer’s son Peter Bernstein and hosted by legendary film director John Landis who worked with Elmer on seven films: Animal House, The Blues Brothers, An American Werewolf in London, Trading Places, Spies Like Us, Three Amigos!, and Oscar. Continue reading “CONCERTS IN DUBLIN CELEBRATE THE MUSIC OF ELMER BERNSTEIN”

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”

THE 16th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS WINNERS


Ryuichi Sakamoto received the Lifetime Achievement Award

On 19 October, the World Soundtrack Academy announced the winners of the 2016 World Soundtrack Awards in Capitole, Ghent. Film Fest Gent celebrated its 16th edition of the World Soundtrack Awards by focusing on television scores. Brussels Philharmonic and the Flemish Radio Choir performed scores from the most beloved television shows in recent history, conducted by Music Director Dirk Brossé Continue reading “THE 16th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS WINNERS”

TONY MORALES SCORES DISNEY CHANNEL’S ‘ELENA OF AVALOR’


Tony Morales (Emmy® nominated for HATFIELD & MCCOYS) takes us on a musical journey through the magical, fairytale land of Avalor, composing the original score for the new Disney Channel series ELENA OF AVALOR, which features Disney’s first Latina princess. Continue reading “TONY MORALES SCORES DISNEY CHANNEL’S ‘ELENA OF AVALOR’”

CLIFF MARTINEZ TO RECEIVE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD DURING SOUNDTRACK_COLOGNE 13


Cliff-Martinez
Cliff Martinez

The largest German conference for music and sound in Film, TV, Games and Media to honor award winning composer Cliff Martinez (“Neon Demon”, “Drive”) during Soundtrack_Cologne 13, taking place August 24th- 28th in Cologne, Germany

Cologne/ Los Angeles, July 26, 2016 – Over the past 13 years Soundtrack_Cologne has become a fixture in the cultural calendar of the Media City of Cologne, which is home to the biggest German TV stations. Each year the conference welcomes guests from around the globe and is now an inspiration for the growing landscape of music festivals and conferences in Europe. As a symbol of recognition for exceptional achievements in the art of film music, Soundtrack_Cologne honors an outstanding individual each year with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Continue reading “CLIFF MARTINEZ TO RECEIVE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD DURING SOUNDTRACK_COLOGNE 13”

COMPOSER JAMES NEWTON HOWARD RECEIVES BMI ICON AWARD AT BMI FILM/TV AWARDS


Beverly Hills ceremony also honored year’s top film and television composers Continue reading “COMPOSER JAMES NEWTON HOWARD RECEIVES BMI ICON AWARD AT BMI FILM/TV AWARDS”

ATTICUS ROSS SCORES ‘TRIPLE 9’


triple-9Oscar-winning composer and Nine Inch Nail co-founder Atticus Ross (The Social Network, Love & Mercy,The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) has co-scored with Claudia Sarne, Leopold Ross, and Bobby Krlic the new John Hillcoat (Lawless, The Road, The Proposition) crime thriller, Triple 9. Ross is one of the most versatile composers today, and on this score he incorporated new electronic sounds, loops, and synths giving each track a distinct intensity not seen in traditional film scores. Continue reading “ATTICUS ROSS SCORES ‘TRIPLE 9’”

SIMON TAUFIQUE CONTRIBUTES ORIGINAL SCORE TO AN EPISODE OF NEW AMAZON SERIES ‘THE NEW YORKER PRESENTS’


TaufiQue Composed The Original Music For Episode Titled “Roy Spivey”

(February 10, 2016 – Los Angeles, CA) – Amazon’s new series THE NEW YORKER PRESENTS will be released digitally through Amazon Prime on February 16, 2016. “ROY SPIVEY” is based on a NEW YORKER short story written by Miranda July (THE FUTURE), which features music composed by Simon Taufique (SHE’S LOST CONTROL, JESUS HENRY CHRIST). Continue reading “SIMON TAUFIQUE CONTRIBUTES ORIGINAL SCORE TO AN EPISODE OF NEW AMAZON SERIES ‘THE NEW YORKER PRESENTS’”

Composer Profile: Jeremy Nathan Tisser


jeremyJeremy Nathan Tisser is a young, talented composer for film, television and multimedia projects that represents the new wave of artists coming up, that are now facing the realities of this competitive career field. In only a few short years since finishing his studies first at Cal State Northridge, then at the USC Film Scoring Program, Jeremy has already earned five Global Music Awards and one Hollywood Music in Media Award (HMMAs) with two more HMMA nominations this year. Continue reading “Composer Profile: Jeremy Nathan Tisser”