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.
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…
Despite ongoing budget crunches that are keeping many top composers out of television scoring, a handful of telepics and miniseries managed to entice feature composers to small screen last year.