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 in time for the close of his centennial year, an enterprising film-music label has released a box set of all the music that composer Bernard Herrmann wrote for 20th Century-Fox: 18 scores, or…
At the recently wrapped 37th Ghent Film Festival, the 10th annual World Soundtrack Awards on Oct. 23 provided a focus for the composing realm's shared travails (both old and new) and marked something…
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The spirit of composer Jerry Goldsmith, who would have turned 80 this year, hovers over back-to-back festivals this summer that focus on music for film.
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Bolstered by six world preems, strong support from the resort community and the participation of digital heavies such as Microsoft and Apple, organizers said the 3-year-old Whistler Film Festival…