Category Archives: Composers

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’