The Society of Composers and Lyricists, which counts among its 1,200 members many of the composers and songwriters who write for films and TV, has thrown its support behind the Teamsters' efforts to…
Thesp and showgirl Beverly Newman, who was married to Oscar-winning music director Lionel Newman, died of natural causes Oct. 21 in Brentwood, Calif. She was 88.
Michael Giacchino -- whose music has energized "Up," "Star Trek," TV's "Lost" and other projects for various media -- says he's a storyteller first and a musician second.
An email on Feb. 15, 2001, changed Michael Giacchino's life. It was from writer-director J.J. Abrams, who was then preparing to shoot the pilot for ABC's "Alias."
"Nothing infuriates me more than when people say, 'You must love working on kids' films," says composer Michael Giacchino. "What are they talking about? Why does animation denote 'kids' films'?
Michael Giacchino is the first composer to come out of the videogame arena and make it to the top of the film-scoring world. But he hasn't shunned games, and he continues to weigh compelling projects…
Michael Giacchino will be honored for his contributions to Education Through Music - Los Angeles at a benefit Oct. 19 at L.A.'s House of Blues.
British composer John Barry -- who is being honored with the Ghent Film Festival's Lifetime Achievement award and whose music will be performed live at the fest Oct. 23 -- reinvented the action movie…
"Lord of the Rings" fans can't get enough. First there were the movies, then the expanded movies on DVD, then the expanded soundtracks, and now an entire book on Howard Shore's Oscar-winning scores…
During the past few months, she's received a lifetime achievement award from BMI and Prince Charles has presented her with the Order of the British Empire at Buckingham Palace.
Back when they were playing for Prince, Wendy & Lisa had their pictures on the cover of Rolling Stone. They even went onstage to help him accept his Oscar for "Purple Rain." But that was 25 years ago.
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