Fox TV and Columbia Records knew they had something special when "Don't Stop Believing" -- from the pilot finale of "Glee" -- shot to the top of the iTunes charts overnight and quickly sold 350,000…
For years, composer Laura Karpman toiled in the background as a composer for films, TV and games, winning four Emmys along the way.
Shirley Bassey, who belted such James Bond themes as "Goldfinger" and "Diamonds Are Forever" to the top of the charts, is back in the studio again.
One of the biggest challenges faced by any aspiring film composer is making connections within the biz. Six lucky composers are managing to do that at the Sundance Institute Composers Lab, going on…
The spirit of composer Jerry Goldsmith, who would have turned 80 this year, hovers over back-to-back festivals this summer that focus on music for film.
Any new Michael Mann film automatically draws attention for its music.
Over the past 15 years, the broadcast networks have demanded shorter main-title sequences, preferring to jump into the action faster and thus reduce the chance that viewers will flip to another…
Composer Michael Giacchino has plenty going on in his life. Yet he still makes time to score every episode of ABC's "Lost."
Harry Gregson-Williams composed some of the largest-scale choral and orchestral movie music of recent years, created the most cutting-edge electronica in modern film and scored some of the most…
It's a Tuesday afternoon in late March on the Newman Scoring Stage at 20th Century-Fox. Harry Gregson-Williams, looking a bit haggard after having been up most of the night finishing the music of…
Variety asked Harry Gregson-Williams to select a handful of memorable moments from his career as a film composer.