Movie musicmakers

Music for Screens: Winter 2012

The tunesmiths and supervisors behind first-quarter theatrical releases:

ATO Pictures

“Thin Ice”
Release date: Feb. 17
Director: Jill Sprecher
Composer: Jeff Danna
Music supervisor: Doug Bernheim

“The Monk”
Release date: March/April
Director: Dominik Moll
Composer: Alberto Iglesias

Disney

“Beauty and the Beast (3D)”
Release date: Jan. 13
Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
Composer: Alan Menken

“The Secret World of Arrietty”
Release date: Feb. 17
Directors: Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Gary Rydstrom
Composer: Cecile Corbel

“John Carter”
Release date: March 9
Director: Andrew Stanton
Composer: Michael Giacchino

Focus Features

Being Flynn
Release date: March 2
Director: Paul Weitz
Composer: Badly Drawn Boy
Music supervisor: Linda Cohen

IFC

“Perfect Sense”
Release date: Feb. 3
Director: David Mackenzie
Composer: Tom Sayer

“The Forgiveness of Blood”
Release date: Feb. 24
Director: Joshua Marston
Composers: Leonardo Heiblum, Jacobo Lieberman

“The Kid With a Bike”
Release date: March 16
Directors: Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne

Lionsgate

“One For the Money”
Release date: Jan. 21
Director: Julie Anne Robinson
Composer: Deborah Lurie
Music supervisors: Brian McNelis, Eric Craig

“Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds”
Release date: Feb. 24
Director: Tyler Perry
Composer: Aaron Zigman
Music supervisor: Joel C. High

“The Cabin in the Woods”
Release date: April 13
Director: Drew Goddard
Composer: David Julyan
Music supervisor: Dana Sano

Magnolia Pictures

“Roadie”
Release date: Jan. 6
Director: Michael Cuesta
Composer: Chris Seefried
Music supervisor: Robin Urdang

“The Innkeepers”
Release date: Feb. 3
Director: Ti West
Composer: Jeff Grace
Music supervisor: Marguerite Phillips

“Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie”
Release date: March 2
Director: Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim
Composer: Davin Wood

“Jiro Dreams of Sushi”
Release date: March 9
Director: David Gelb
Music supervisors: Janet Billing Rich, David Rich

“Playback”
Release date: March 9
Director: Michael A. Nickles
Composer: Woody Pak
Music supervisor: John B. Davis

“Sound of Noise”
Release date: March 9
Directors: Ola Simonsson, Johannes Stjarne Nilsson
Composer: Fred Avril
Music supervisors: Pierre-Marie Dru, Clement Souchier

“Goon”
Release date: March 30
Director: Michael Dowse
Composer: Ramachandra Borcar
Music supervisor: Evan Dubinski

“The Hunter”
Release date: April 6
Director: Daniel Nettheim
Composer: Matteo Zingales

Pantelion

“Casa de mi Padre”
Release date: March 16
Director: Matt Piedmont
Composer: Andrew Feltenstein, John Nau
Music supervisor: Hal Willner

Paramount

“The Devil Inside”
Release date: Jan. 6
Director: William Brent Bell
Composers: Brett Detar, Ben Romans

“Jeff, Who Lives at Home”
Release date: March 2
Directors: Jay and Mark Duplass
Composer: Michael Andrews
Music supervisor: Marguerite Phillips

“A Thousand Words”
Release date: March 23
Director: Brian Robbins
Composer: John Debney
Music supervisor: Madonna Wade-Reed

“Titanic (3D)”
Release date: April 6
Director: James Cameron
Composer: James Horner
Music supervisor: Randy Gerston

Relativity

“Haywire”
Release date: Jan 20
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Composer: David Holmes

“Act of Valor”
Release date: Feb 24
Directors: Scott Waugh, Mike “Mouse” McCoy
Composer: Nathan Furst
Music supervisors: Peter Afterman, Alison Litton

“The Raven”
Release date: March 9
Director: James McTeigue
Composer: Lucas Vidal

“Mirror Mirror”
Release date: March 16
Director: Tarsem Singh
Composer: Alan Menken
Music supervisors: Happy Walters, Bob Bowen

Samuel Goldwyn Films

The Island President
Release date: March 28
Director: Jon Shenk
Music by: Radiohead, Stars of the Lid
Additional music composed by: Marco D’Ambrosio

Screen Gems

“Underworld Awakening”
Release date: Jan. 20
Director: Mans Marlind, Bjorn Stein
Composer: Paul Haslinger

“The Vow”
Release date: Feb. 10
Director: Michael Sucsy
Composers: Rachel Portman, Michael Brook
Music supervisors: Randall Poster, Stephanie Diaz-Matos

“Think Like a Man”
Release date: March 9
Director: Tim Story
Composer: Christopher Lennertz
Music supervisor: Spring Aspers

Sony

“Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (3D)”
Release date: Feb. 17
Director: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor
Composer: David Sardy
Music supervisor: Kier Lehman

“21 Jump Street”
Release date: March 16
Director: Phil Lord
Composer: Mark Mothersbaugh

“The Pirates! Band of Misfits (3D)”
Release date: March 30
Director: Peter Lord
Composer: Theodore Shapiro
Music consultant: Nick Angel

Sony Pictures Classics

“In Darkness”
Release date: Feb. 10
Director: Agnieszka Holland
Composer: Antoni Komasa-Lazarkiewicz


Footnote”

Release date: March 9
Director: Joseph Cedar
Composer: Amit Poznansky

“The Raid”
Release date: March 23
Director: Gareth Huw Evans
Composers: Mike Shinoda, Joseph Trapanese

“Damsels in Distress”
Release date: April 6
Director: Whit Stillman
Composers: Mark Suozzo, Adam Schlesinger
Music supervisor: Annie Pearlman

“Darling Companion”
Release date: April 20
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
Composer: James Newton Howard
Music supervisors: Manish Raval, Tom Wolfe

Summit Entertainment

“Man on a Ledge”
Release date: Jan. 27
Director: Asger Leth
Composer: Henry Jackman
Music supervisor: Dave Jordan

“Gone”
Release date: Feb. 24
Director: Heitor Dhalia
Composer: David Buckley
Music supervisors: Brian McNelis, Eric Craig

“The Cold Light of Day”
Release date: April 6
Director: Mabrouk El Mechri
Composer: Lucas Vidal
Music supervisor: Jojo Villanueva

Tribeca

“Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston”
Release date: Feb. (NY/LA)
Director: Whitney Sudler-Smith
Composers: Christopher Franke, Edgar Rothermich
Music supervisor: Thomas Golubic

“Detachment”
Release date: March
Director: Tony Kaye
Composers: The Newton Brothers – Andy Grush & Taylor Stewart

“Black Butterflies”
Release date: March
Director: Paula Van Der Oest
Composer: Philip Miller

20th Century Fox Studios

“Broken City”
Release date: Jan. 18
Director: Allen Hughes
Music supervisor: Scott Vener

“Red Tails”
Release date: Jan. 20
Director: Anthony Hemingway
Composer: Terence Blanchard

“Chronicle”
Release date: Feb. 3
Director: John Trank
Music supervisor: Andrea von Foerster

“Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace (3D)”
Release date: Feb. 10
Director: George Lucas
Composer: John Williams

“This Means War”
Release date: Feb. 17
Director: McG
Composer: Christophe Beck

“Won’t Back Down”
Release date: March 30
Director: Daniel Barnz
Composer: Marcelo Zarvos
Music supervisor: Linda Cohen

“Titanic (3D)”
Release date: April 12
Director: James Cameron
Composer: James Horner

“The Three Stooges”
Release date: April 13
Directors: Peter and Bobby Farrelly
Composer: John Debney
Music supervisors: Tom Wolfe, Manish Raval

Universal

“Contraband”
Release date: Jan. 13
Director: Baltasar Kormakur
Composer: Clinton Shorter

“Big Miracle”
Release date: Feb. 3
Director: Ken Kwapis
Composer: Cliff Eidelman
Music supervisor: Nick Angel

“Safe House”
Release date: Feb. 10
Director: Daniel Espinosa
Composer: Ramin Djawadi

“Wanderlust”
Release date: Feb. 24
Director: David Wain
Composer: Craig Wedren
Music supervisor: Jonathan Karp

“Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (3D)”
Release date: March 2
Director: Chris Renaud
Composer: John Powell
Executive song producer: Christopher “Tricky” Stewart

“American Reunion”
Release date: March 6
Director: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg
Composer: Lyle Workman
Music supervisor: JoJo Villanueva

Warner Bros.

“Joyful Noise”
Release date: Jan. 13
Director: Todd Graff
Composer: Mervyn Warren
Music supervisor: Linda Cohen

“Journey 2: The Mysterious Island”
Release date: Feb. 10
Director: Brad Peyton
Composer: Andrew Lockington
Music supervisor: Andrea von Foerster

“Project X”
Release date: March 2
Director: Nima Nourizadeh
Music supervisor: Gabe Hilfer

“Wrath of the Titans”
Release date: March 30?
Director: Jonathan Liebesman
Composer: Javier Navarrete

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