When the global press discusses the latest crop of foreign films, filmmakers listen attentively. Unlike the Academy Awards, for which each country submits a single entry for the foreign-language…
Forty-five years ago, a collection of Ernest Hemingway stories was the subject of a live TV drama with original music by Aaron Copland. "The World of Nick Adams" aired once, on CBS' Sunday afternoon…
Cinerama -- the pioneering widesceen format -- is back. Hollywood's Cinerama Dome will commemorate the 50th anni of the process with a weeklong run of "This Is Cinerama," the original 1952 film…
Nobody is going to mistake the "Perry Mason" theme for a Motown hit.
The show can be summed up in three words: "Who shot J.R.?"
"Cleopatra's" barge may have sank at the box office in 1963, but conductor John Mauceri believes Alex North's musical score is ready to sail back from the shores of denial.
Norman D. "Buddy" Baker, Oscar- and Grammy-nommed composer who scored many of Walt Disney films and TV shows as well as theme park rides and who in recent years headed the film-scoring program at…
Laura Karpman is in her Playa del Rey, Calif., studio, punching buttons and sliding controls on a massive mixing board. State-of-the-art monitors and speakers are playing back a scene from "Odyssey…
Two years ago, union musicians in Los Angeles were struggling to keep work from going abroad, the result of financial pressures and a perception that it was cheaper to record in London or elsewhere…
Films need music no matter what the budget. Unlike studio releases, there's rarely much money for music in indie films, but there can be plenty of creative freedom, say composers active in both…