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.
Music publishing and rights management company Ole has acquired worldwide publishing rights to a glut of film and TV music from Sony Pictures Entertainment, the two companies announced July 2…
For a self-taught musician who admits he still doesn't read or write music, Argentine transplant Gustavo Santaolalla, a two-time Oscar-winning composer (“Babel,” “Brokeback Mountain”), appears to…
Music Box has acquired U.S. rights to German art-house hit “Oh Boy,” which is being handled in international markets by Beta Cinema. Jan Ole Gerster's Berlin-set slacker dramedy has been one of the…
There's almost a Catch-22 to creating trailer music: Make something that's interesting enough to resonate with audiences but don't make it so compelling that it overshadows the performances -- or…
Underscoring growing synergies between film and TV drama, Chicago-based distrib Music Box has acquired all U.S. rights to "Generation War" and "The Tower" (Die Turm), two German historical…
The Film Music Festival in Krakow, running May 24-26, has solidified its lineup by adding Elliot Goldenthal to the closing-night program. The Oscar-winning composer's music will be performed by the…
Among this year's highlights, fest will honor its key champion Ronni Chasen
You can forgive Laura Engel for feeling conflicted on Oscar night. This year she had three clients up for Academy Awards, including two going head to head for original score.
A host of international film music maestros descended on Bonn Saturday night for the third Intl. Prize for Film and Media Music, part of the city's biannual film music event.