Despite its Canary Islands locale, Fimucite gives older film music festivals a run for the money.
Three weeks of their lives came down to this: For the final session of the 21st annual ASCAP Television and Film Scoring Workshop on July 31, the composers sat in a Sony Studios screening room…
For an aspiring composer, the temptation to take any job may be great.
On July 27, participants in the 21st annual ASCAP Television and Film Scoring Workshop took the podium on the Clint Eastwood Scoring Stage, the performance and recording site for music from classic…
Want to be a great film composer? Learn to be an actor first.
Smart film composers keep one hand on the keyboard and the other on the address book.
Today's film and TV composers face stiffer competition amid tougher circumstances than ever. Despite the daunting odds, the mood was optimistic at the opening night of the 21st annual ASCAP…
In an age of all-access, tune-driven docs struggle to find a niche that works.
Filmmaker Joel Gilbert's lack of access to Bob Dylan in his new documentary has an upside: the raw truth.
Variety asked a number of high-placed music execs to name a composer they respect who works primarily in television, the caveat being they could not promote one of their own clients.
It's a tricky tightrope that the Recording Academy straddles every year: how to negotiate that delicate balance between reaching for the highest ratings and staying true to the integrity and artistry…