International Film Music Award Nominations – Life of Pi, Lincoln, Cloud Atlas!

The largest numbers this year are, for the most part, split evenly between four composers, all of whom received four nominations: MYCHAEL DANNA, ALEXANDRE DESPLAT, FERNANDO VELÁZQUEZ and veteran composer JOHN WILLIAMS. The nominations for Danna, Velázquez and Williams were each...
Posted On 07 Feb 2013

Mychael Danna’s score for Life of Pi

For twenty-five years, Canadian film composer Mychael Danna has created an extensive and varied body of work. His filmography includes multiple films with Atom Egoyan (Exotica, The Sweet Hereafter, Chloe), Mira Nair (Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love, Monsoon Wedding, Vanity Fair), and...

104 Original Scores in 2012 Oscar race

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – One hundred four scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2012 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 85th Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today. The eligible...
Posted On 10 Dec 2012

Scoring Beasts of the Southern Wild, one of 2012′s Best Films

He co-wrote and directed Beasts of the Southern Wild AND scored it.
Posted On 07 Dec 2012

Howard Shore’s complete Soundtrack for The Hobbit

Exciting note from Rolling Stone this morning with a link to their exclusive stream of the entire Special Edition of The Hobbit soundtrack. (thanks to Ra as well) Neil Finn had dwarves on the mind when he wrote “Song of the Lonely Mountain,” a ballad that plays over...
Posted On 30 Nov 2012