WATERTOWER MUSIC TO RELEASE ‘DOWNSIZING’ – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK


Featuring Original Score by Rolfe Kent
And The Original Song “A Little Change In The Weather” Performed By The Swingles

(December 8, 2017- Burbank, CA) – WaterTower Music will release the Downsizing – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack at digital retail on December 22, 2017 and on CD January 12. The album features original score by Rolfe Kent (Up In The Air, Sideways) and the original song “A Little Change In The Weather,” co-written by Kent and performed by The Swingles. Paramount Pictures’ Downsizingwill be in theaters on December 22, 2017. Continue reading “WATERTOWER MUSIC TO RELEASE ‘DOWNSIZING’ – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK”

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LAKESHORE RECORDS PRESENTS ‘ROCK DOG’ – ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK


Featuring Original Music by Rolfe Kent
With The Original Song “Glorious” by Adam Friedman

(February 21, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA) – Lakeshore Records will release the ROCK DOG– Original Motion Picture Soundtrack digitally on February 24, 2017. The album contains original music by Rolfe Kent (MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS, UP IN THE AIR, SIDEWAYS) and original songs “Bodi Finds The Fire” by Adam Friedman & Rolfe Kent and “Glorious” by Adam Friedman. Continue reading “LAKESHORE RECORDS PRESENTS ‘ROCK DOG’ – ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK”

LAKESHORE PRESENTS ‘CASUAL’ – ORIGINAL SERIES SCORE ALBUM


Featuring Original Music by Mateo Messina with Rolfe Kent

(November 11, 2015– Los Angeles, CA) – Lakeshore Records will release the score for CASUAL, Jason Reitman’s original Hulu series with Lionsgate TV, digitally on November 27, 2015, and on CD in early 2016. The album features original music by Mateo Messina (JUNO, THE ANGRIEST MAN IN BROOKLYN, BUTTER) with Rolfe Kent (LABOR DAY, UP IN THE AIR). Continue reading “LAKESHORE PRESENTS ‘CASUAL’ – ORIGINAL SERIES SCORE ALBUM”

INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC FESTIVAL OF CÓRDOBA ANNOUNCES HONORARY PRESIDENT AND ELMER BERNSTEIN AWARD RECIPIENTS


Elmer Bernstein
Elmer Bernstein

Composer Christopher Lennertz to be Honorary President
Composers Rolfe Kent and Abel Korzeniowski to Receive Prestigious Elmer Bernstein Awards

The International Film Music Festival of the Province of Córdoba is proud to announce the final two components of their program – Composers Abel Korzeniowski (PENNY DREADFUL, W.E.) and Rolfe Kent (LABOR DAY, SIDEWAYS) will be awarded with the 2nd annual Elmer Bernstein Awards. The Elmer Bernstein Award recognizes the contributions of composers through film/TV soundtracks. In addition the festival announces its honorary president, returning composer Christopher Lennertz (SUPERNATURAL, IDENTITY THIEF). Continue reading “INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC FESTIVAL OF CÓRDOBA ANNOUNCES HONORARY PRESIDENT AND ELMER BERNSTEIN AWARD RECIPIENTS”

Cordoba Film Music Festival announces line-up


World renowned film music composers will gather in Córdoba in July
Line-up featuring over 20 renowned composers including Academy Award winner Steven Price (Gravity), Rolfe Kent (Sideways), Abel Korzeniowski (W.E.) and Craig Safan (The Last Starfighter)
Festival pays special tribute to Jerry Goldsmith (1929-2004) 

The complete composer guest line-up for the 2014 edition of the International Film Music Festival Province of Córdoba (July 20th–July 27th) has been announced. Renowned composers such as Academy Award winner Steven Price (Gravity), Abel Korzeniowski (A Single Man), Rolfe Kent (up in the Air), Christopher Lennertz (Supernatural) and fan cult favorite Craig Safan (The Last Starfighter) will take part in the 10th anniversary celebration of this premier cultural event.

BACK LOT MUSIC PRESENTS ‘BAD WORDS’ – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK


Featuring Original Music by Rolfe Kent

(March 13, 2014– Los Angeles, CA) – Back Lot Music will release the BAD WORDS – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack digitally on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. The album features original music composed by Golden Globe Award nominee Rolfe Kent (SIDEWAYS, UP IN THE AIR).

Jason Bateman (IDENTITY THIEF) makes his feature directorial debut with the subversive comedy BAD WORDS. He stars as Guy Trilby, a 40-year-old who finds a loophole in the rules of The Golden Quill national spelling bee and decides to cause trouble by hijacking the competition. While reporter Jenny Widgeon (Kathryn Hahn of WE’RE THE MILLERS) attempts to discover his true motivation, Guy finds himself forging an unlikely alliance with a competitor: awkward 10-year-old Chaitanya Chopra (Rohan Chand of HOMELAND) who is completely unfazed by Guy’s take-no-prisoners approach to life. Focus Features releases BAD WORDS in New York and Los Angeles on Friday, March 14; in select cities on Friday, March 21; and in more cities on Friday, March 28.

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ROLFE KENT SCORES ‘LABOR DAY’


Rolfe Kent teams again with director Jason Reitman for LABOR DAY, which stars Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin.  Kent took intimate instrumentation, including guitars, charango and sounds of crickets, and processed them to create intense moody ambiances, at once both organic and other-worldly, delicately navigating a line between tension and emotion.

ROLFE KENT on LABOR DAY
“Nothing could have prepared me for LABOR DAY,” said Kent. “It was an experience unlike any other I have had. The music was to bring focus to the images, but in an incredibly delicate way. Really an indefinable way. You know it’s simple to compose happy or sad music, but to create something simple yet sophisticated, that calls the listener to be curious and yet uncertain and perhaps a little unnerved, well it called me to forget everything I knew about composition and discover a whole new musical language. It was at once incredibly stressful, and deeply rewarding.”

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ROLFE KENT TO RECEIVE RICHARD KIRK AWARD AT BMI FILM & TELEVISION AWARDS


Ceremony Celebrating Year’s Top Film, Television and Cable Composers Slated for May 16 in Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2012 – BMI will present the Richard Kirk Award for outstanding career achievement to prolific composer Rolfe Kent at the organization’s 2012 Film & Television Awards. Held Wednesday, May 16 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, the private event also honors the composers of the past year’s top-grossing films, top-rated primetime network television series and highest-ranking cable network programs. BMI bestows the Richard Kirk Award on composers who have made significant contributions to the realm of film and … Continue reading ROLFE KENT TO RECEIVE RICHARD KIRK AWARD AT BMI FILM & TELEVISION AWARDS

ROLFE KENT SCORES ‘KILLERS’


Lionsgate is releasing the Killers — Original Soundtrack, available digitally on June 1, 2010. A comedic action-packed blockbuster directed by Robert Luketic (Legally Blonde, The Ugly Truth), Killers will hit theaters everywhere on June 4. The soundtrack features eight feel good hits, including “Beauty In The World” from Grammy Award® winner Macy Gray, and a whimsical original score by Rolfe Kent (Up in The Air, Sideways).Fueled by the success of the song “I Try” Macy Gray’s debut album, 1999’s On How Life Is, earned her critical acclaim and the Best Female Pop Vocal Grammy Award. Ten years and three albums … Continue reading ROLFE KENT SCORES ‘KILLERS’