Grab a cool drink and your favorite e-reader, and head to the beach with a roundup of some of the most popular blog posts from the past six months.
We have an exclusive interview with the composer whose song was nominated for an Oscar, only to be withdrawn by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences over allegations of inside baseball.
Emmy-winning composer Michael Bacon talks to the blog about his film scoring process, technique, aesthetic, and use of Sibelius in his new score to the film profiling the legendary Morgenthau family.
I recently had the pleasure of serving again on the faculty of the NYU/ASCAP Foundation Film Scoring Workshop in Memory of Buddy Baker. The 2013 workshop, which concluded last week, offers participants from around the world an intense 10-day period in which they attend clinics, participate in seminars, and work with a great faculty of […]
I recently caught up with “Oblivion” composer Joseph Trapanese and veteran music preparer Booker White to learn more about what went into making the score to this blockbuster Tom Cruise film.
John Powell is one of Hollywood’s most in-demand composers, his music having graced more than 50 feature films. British-born, John has called the United States his home for the past fifteen years, during which time he has scored many top films, in addition to collaborating with fellow celebrated composers Hans Zimmer and Harry Gregson-Williams. He […]