A movement aimed at bringing more film and videogame scoring to L.A. has emerged and the AFM has been a primary target of criticism.
More recording work, some musicians contend, could come in the form of videogame score recording, which has now left L.A. completely.
Richard Rodney Bennett, Oscar-nominated English composer of "Far From the Madding Crowd," "Nicholas and Alexandra" and "Murder on the Orient Express," died Monday, Dec. 24, at his home in New York…
A look at possible music contenders froms the films "Act of Valor," "Brave," "Promised Land," "Silver Linings Playbook," more. . .
Danny Elfman is finishing his busiest year ever, with no fewer than six films in the marketplace, including two for longtime collaborator Tim Burton ("Dark Shadows," "Frankenweenie") and "Men in…
You're the hottest artist in Great Britain; you've just won six Grammys, including record, album and song of the year; and your album is selling by the millions around the world. What can you…
Composer Thomas Newman, frequent Oscar bridesmaid (10 noms including Pixar favorites "Finding Nemo" and "Wall-E"), has two films in contention: the Indian-flavored "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"…
Composer Howard Shore's three trips to Middle-earth netted him three Oscars (two for score, one for song, for the first and third "Lord of the Rings" films). Nine years after his last visit, he…
By now, 46 years after the original series' September 1966 debut, one might imagine that every conceivable aspect of "Star Trek" lore and memorabilia has been mined and merchandised.
On Thursday night more than 500 musicians, composers and others active in the Hollywood music biz heard a panel of experts warn that film, TV and videogame scoring continues to leave L.A. because…
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