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”

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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”

BENJAMIN WALLFISCH TO HEADLINE FILM MUSIC PRAGUE 2018


Happening April 19th, 2018 at the Forum Karlin Prague Composer Benjamin Wallfisch was announced as the headliner of 2018’s Film Music Prague.  Wallfisch has had a banner year with breaking out into the stratosphere with the huge hits he has scored.  IT being the highest grossing horror film of all time.  BLADE RUNNER 2049 being one of the most critically acclaimed films of 2017. Wallfisch will perform music from his scores for IT, Blade Runner 2049, Annabelle: Creation, Hidden Figures and more with The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra ABOUT BENJAMIN WALLFISCH Golden Globe and Emmy nominated composer Benjamin Wallfisch’s career spans over a decade and 60 feature films. He has … Continue reading BENJAMIN WALLFISCH TO HEADLINE FILM MUSIC PRAGUE 2018

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
Continue reading “THE 2017 EMMY WINNERS AT THE MUSIC-RELATED CATEGORIES”

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”

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”

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”

16TH WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS INTRODUCES THE NEW BEST SCORE FOR TELEVISION SERIES/MINISERIES AWARD


Held on October 19th, the World Soundtrack Awards will celebrate its 16th edition focusing on television scores this year. Brussels Philharmonic and the Flemish Radio Choir will perform the compelling scores, conducted by Dirk Brossé and accompanied by film fragments on the big screen. The traditional film music concert will be held during the second part of the World Soundtrack Awards and will, for the first time, be repeated the day after the WSAwards Gala on Oct 20th. Continue reading “16TH WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS INTRODUCES THE NEW BEST SCORE FOR TELEVISION SERIES/MINISERIES AWARD”

BSOSPIRIT ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF TWO FILM MUSIC FESTIVALS


Movie Score Málaga (MOSMA) June 29-July 3
And Úbeda Soundtrack Festival July 7-9

(February 18, 2016 – Spain) – BSOSpirit announces the launch of two new film music festivals in Spain: Movie Score Málaga (MOSMA) in conjunction with Festival de Málaga (June 29-July 3), and the Úbeda Soundtrack Festival (July 7-9). Continue reading “BSOSPIRIT ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF TWO FILM MUSIC FESTIVALS”

CONDUCTOR ERIK OCHSNER ANNOUNCES TWO SPECIAL FEBRUARY LIVE-TO-PROJECTION CONCERTS


Disney’s FROZEN Live In Concert (Kraków, Poland) February 5
STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS (Portland, OR) February 12 Continue reading “CONDUCTOR ERIK OCHSNER ANNOUNCES TWO SPECIAL FEBRUARY LIVE-TO-PROJECTION CONCERTS”