Composers have hit a brick wall in their effort to unionize and are giving up the effort for now.
Composer Fred Steiner, who wrote the themes for "Perry Mason" and "Rocky and Bullwinkle" and who later became a respected film-music historian and musicologist, died of natural causes Thursday at his…
It's a Thursday morning at the Newman Scoring Stage on the Fox lot. Steven Spielberg has stopped by to listen to a 104-piece orchestra play Michael Giacchino's score for "Super 8," the J.J. Abrams…
In nine seasons as "American Idol's" music director, Rickey Minor never snagged an Emmy nomination for his work on the show. Could that change this year for his successor, Ray Chew, who -- because of…
While longsuffering Mildred Pierce was enduring one family trial after another during HBO's five-part miniseries, it was the composer of such Coen brothers' movies as "True Grit" and "Fargo" who kept…
Anthony Hopkins isn't giving up acting. But he's launched a second career as a composer, and his music is about to be celebrated at a film-music festival in Birmingham, England.
Hans Zimmer, Oscar-winning composer of "The Lion King" and one of film's most sought-after composers, has jumped ship from the Gorfaine-Schwartz agency to WME.
The Steven Spielberg Scoring Stage at the USC was formally renamed the John Williams Scoring Stage in ceremonies April 26 on the USC campus, with Steven Spielberg, John Williams and George Lucas on…
The music of "30 Rock" is unlike any other score on TV.
Singers Shirley Bassey, Rumer and Alfie Boe will perform at a memorial concert for the late composer John Barry on Monday night, June 20, at London's Royal Albert Hall, as a benefit for the Royal…
As if the alphabet soup wasn't already complicated enough, there is a new organization claiming to represent composer interests in Hollywood.