A long-stalled Tupac Shakur biopic has received new life with Emmett Furla Oasis Films, which is on board to co-finance and co-produce with Morgan Creek Prods. The producers are aiming to begin…
This Proclaimers jukebox musical is a chirpy heart-on-sleeve confection that's populist in a somewhat generic way.
Chicago-based arthouse distributor Music Box Films has acquired U.S. rights to “The Returned,” the hit Canal Plus supernatural drama. Bringing together film and TV talent on both sides of the camera…
Toronto - "Anne of Green Gables" will be coming to the big screen for the first time as a musical, it was announced Sunday by Toronto production company The Film Farm at the Toronto film festival.
Independent financing has always meant cobbling together a variety of sources, and in the past five years, financing against music licensing has become another funding source to add to the indie…
A sold-out crowd filled the Warner Grand Theater in San Pedro, Calif., earlier this summer to celebrate the 35th anniversary of specialty record label Varese Sarabande. Among the parade of film music…
With movie music nights having become de rigueur at concert halls and amphitheaters across the land — not to mention recently sprung festival showcases — it might be important to note the event that…
With the exception of a few top-tier names, most composers toil away in the shadow of A-list movie stars and directors. The exception comes with six European film music festivals, where they — and…
Just as production flight from Los Angeles has been decades in the making, the reasons for the decline in work for musicians on film and TV projects are deep-rooted.
Stage and touring events may be a big and growing side business for studios, but DreamWorks Animation is looking to generate even more coin from its theatrical biz, with “Shrek the Musical” set to be…
Beginning next year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will showcase its Oscar-nominated songs and scores in a live concert a few days before the awards ceremony itself.