Reincarnate Music has released the music composed by Lisa GERRARD & Jeff RONA for the Chris EYRE's movie. Among a lot of performers, Heitor PEREIRA is present on this score.
Jeff's next project will be Jamie BABBIT's THE QUIET, and Lisa has just worked on songs for SORSTALANSAG, directed by Lajos KOLTAI while Ennio MORRICONE scored the film.
2005, August 30
Bloody collaboration for Hans ZIMMER & Marc MANCINA
According to its official website, Production I.G. announces that Hans ZIMMER(as producer) & Marc MANCINA(as composer) would score the new TV anime project from the studio, BLOOD+.The opening song will be performed by Hitomi Takahashi, a talented 16 year old singer who topped the Japanese music charts with the opening song for Gundam Seed Destiny.
Production I.G. is known for having animated such titles as Ghost In The Shell, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Patlabor and the anime sequence from Kill Bill. Recently, IG has begun to produce its own original material, with Jin-Roh : The Wolf Brigade & Blood : The Last Vampire.
Blood+, directed by Jun'ichi Fujisaku and supervised by Mamoru Oshii will premiere at Japanese TV on October, the 8th. 2005.
2005, August 29
World Soundtrack Awards' Nominations
The great annual Gent's Film Festival announced its nominees for the World Soundtrack Awards ceremony, which will take place on Ocotber, the 15th. John POWELL is nominated for the Soundtrack composer of the year for The Bourne Supremacy(also nominated for Best Original Soundtrack of the year) while Hans ZIMMER & James Newton HOWARD's Batman Begins is nominated for Best Original Soundtrack Of The Year. Beautiful city, beautiful Film Festival, go and see if you can !
The tracklisting from the GLADIATOR's 5th. anniversary given by Amazon.uk seems to be just a re-packaging of the first official cd release and More Music From Gladiator.
Fortunately, Amazon.de announces the LITTLE POLAR BEAR 2's CD release, available on September, the 26th. It would help to sweeten the Gladiator's pill.
2005, August 29
Socom 3 : US Navy Seals & more
Jim Dooley finished the composition for this Video Game two months ago. You can listen to the main title on the trailer link we give you to the right of this page (see below). (Skip the intro and listen to the score - trailer in the "Combat" section).
After working for Posche with the director and friend, Alexander PAUL, Jim completes the composition for a short movie, A Christmas Caper(Dreamworks), starring the Madagascar penguins. This short film will be shown before Wallace & Grommit(also composed by Dooley) in theaters this fall.
VARESE releases the music from Wallace & Gromit : The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Varese will release the score composed by Julian NOTT (co-composed by Jim DOOLEY & Lorne BALFE) and produced by Hans ZIMMER, on October, the 11th. 2005.
GSA Music confirms that this project, previously attributed to Klaus BADELT, goes to Heitor PEREIRA, who is working on ASK THE DUST with Ramin DJAWADI. CURIOUS GEORGE will be released in 2006.
2005, August 18
Scott/Gregson-Williams : The Return
The Gorfaine-Schwartz agency confirms that Harry Gregson-Williams will score the new Tony Scott's movie (after Domino) : DEJA VU, the story of an FBI agent who travels back in time to save a woman from being murdered, falling in love with her during the process. With Denzel Washington...
2005, August 14
DER KLEINE EISBŽR 2
An interview from Hans ZIMMER is now available on the official website, in german. If you don't speek german, you can discover music extracts conducted by Nick GLENNIE-SMITH, and it just goes to prove that Zimmer is a german born composer. :-)
"Never let your wife prevent you from buying equipment. A house will not buy a synthesizer, but a synthesizer can buy a house." Hans ZIMMER
Last Thursday, Turner Classic Movies held the awards ceremony for its annual "Young Film Composers Competition", mentored by Hans ZIMMER. Over 500 people entered this year and scored a small film clip from a silent movie that has never been released. In this case, the film was Souls for Sale, a 1923 silent film. After a few rounds of judging, the entries were narrowed down to five finalists. The grand prize winner, Marcus Sjowall, received a $10,000 cash prize, and score the silent movie to be aired on TCM.