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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

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

grammy-logo-260x150BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA

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

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

ALEXANDRE DESPLAT RECEIVES THE MAX STEINER FILM MUSIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN VIENNA

The City of Music celebrates the Grammy and Academy Award winning composer during their annual Hollywood in Vienna Gala Event

DESPLAT: THE KING'S SPEECH IN HIS OWN WORDSFor the ninth year now, the prestigious Vienna Concert Hall was transformed into a magical place, merging the musical history of Vienna with modern Hollywood. Continue reading ALEXANDRE DESPLAT RECEIVES THE MAX STEINER FILM MUSIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN VIENNA

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