Oscar-nominated movies scored in Sibelius

In the entertainment business of movies, music and TV, the first couple of months of each year are dominated by glitzy awards ceremonies. As the company behind the industry-standard tools for audio production, video editing and music notation, Avid always gets to bask in the reflected glory of plenty of winners at each of the […]

Vote for GPO4 in the Sound on Sound Awards

Garritan Personal Orchestra was the first “virtual orchestra in a box” to gain widespread success back in the middle of the last decade. Sibelius and Garritan partnered back in 2004 to produce a special Sibelius edition of the first version of GPO, and we’ve worked closely together ever since, including bringing many sounds from Garritan’s […]

Best Original Score Oscar-winner “Up” scored in Sibelius

Last night’s Academy Awards ceremony honoured composer Michael Giacchino with the award for Best Original Score for his score for Disney/Pixar’s Up. The conductor’s score and parts were all prepared using Sibelius by the expert team of copyists led by Booker White in the music office at Disney Studios in Burbank, California, and Michael himself […]

Avid at the 2009 Oscars

There’s a great little piece up on the Avid web site about the 2009 Academy Awards, which were presented last night. It says: We’re honored to announce that the industry’s best chose to use Avid products and solutions in the production of 5 out of 5 films nominated for major awards including: Best Motion Picture, […]