Remote Control Prods., Hans Zimmer's post-production company, is located within a sprawling seven-building complex in a commercial area of Santa Monica. At its center is Zimmer's personal studio…
Composer Hans Zimmer — the first creative to raise Variety's Billion-Dollar milestone 20-fold since the series was introduced in 1993 — likes to take chances. Who else would have: » Recorded a London…
With "Rio 2" in release and "How to Train Your Dragon 2" due in June, London-born John Powell reconfirms his status as today's leading composer for animated films.
Is the stigma finally disappearing? Next month, the Pacific Symphony in Costa Mesa, Calif., will present three nights of classical music showcasing concert works by composers better known for their…
Three years into its existence, WME's Music for Visual Media Dept. is trumpeting major successes for its newbie composers, from Alex Ebert's Golden Globe win for "All Is Lost" to Junkie XL's "300…
After "how to train your dragon 2" opens in June, composer John Powell will take an extended break from films in order to pursue his dream of creating music for the concert hall.
Composer John Powell talks about his five fave movie music projects and why:
Using the Kevin Costner film “Draft Day” as an example, the American Federation of Musicians on Thursday launched a campaign designed to stop producers from sending scoring jobs to musicians outside…
Italian composer Ennio Morricone’s long-awaited Los Angeles concert debut has been postponed from March 20 to June 15. Also postponed, or possibly cancelled, is Morricone’s on-stage interview with…
The Academy got it right with its first-ever Oscar concert featuring live performances of this year’s nominated musical scores and songs. Thursday’s show at UCLA’s Royce Hall was a textbook model of…