Sonic Fuel Studios, a new $2-million scoring compound in El Segundo, Calif., has been designed by composers with music for film, TV and videogame specifically in mind.
It pays to be a part-time songwriter with a full-time job at Pixar. Alex Mandel manages the 3D department at Pixar's Northern California operation, but still gets out his guitar from time to time.
From 'Wreck-It Ralph' to 'Rise of the Guardians,' animation scores bring varied virtual worlds to life.
Network shows with live bands, including "The Tonight Show" and "Dancing With the Stars," were the subject of protests Tuesday by the American Federation of Musicians, which contends its performers…
From scores to songs to main themes, TV provides a wide canvas for musical expression. These thumbnail sketches provide Academy members with a shorthand on which to base their vote.
Despite having turned 80 in June, Lalo Schifrin shows no signs of slowing down: He will be honored at two festivals in Europe in October, has a four-CD career retrospective due for release, has…
Starting next month, Boston-based Berklee (which has long offered a major in film music) will also offer a master's degree in scoring for film (and TV and videogames) at its new campus in Valencia.
Makers view acting and singing as inseparable in quest for authenticity
Composer Marvin Hamlisch, who died Monday at the age of 68, was -- to borrow a phrase from one of his biggest hits -- one singular sensation.
"Once Upon a Time," "Pan Am," "Revenge" use live musicians
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