Tag: Featured Artist

Behind the Cuts: Q&A with movie trailer editor Patricio Hoter

In our new series of articles, we will shine the spotlight on masters of sleight of hand, men and women in the industry whose work is largely visual, but nevertheless...

/ 27th July 2016

Behind the Cuts: Award-Winning editor Mellissa Lo about mastering the edit of particularly complex film projects

In our new series of articles, we will shine the spotlight on masters of sleight of hand, men and women in the industry whose work is largely visual, but nevertheless...

/ 13th July 2016

Scoring Forza Motorsport 6: Michael Nielsen and Kaveh Cohen about the difficulties of reinventing the music of an established car racing franchise

When you think of racing games, you don’t usually think about tranquil and intimate music. If you then add the composers behind some of the music in trailers for Mad...

/ 6th June 2016

Phoenix: Composer Anže Rozman about the live performance of his rhapsodic composition

Last December I had the luck to experience Anže Rozman’s composition – Phoenix, performed live by the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra as well as by the incredibly gifted 21-year-old flautist Eva-Nina...

/ 24th May 2016

The challenges of writing for an orchestra: Jay Wadley about scoring James Schamus’ ‘Indignation’

Indignation, a novel by American novelist Philip Roth, was published in 2008. Following celebrated works of his, such as U.S. National Book Award for Fiction winning novella ‘Goodbye, Columbus’ and...

/ 26th April 2016

Ways into game scoring: How Atlas Plug kick-started Tom Salta’s career

Celldweller and Atlas Plug recently teamed up to score Killer Instinct: Season 3.  A good reason to let the artist behind Atlas Plug, MTV VMA nominated composer Tom Salta, explain to you...

/ 10th March 2016

Tom Holkenborg (Junkie XL) about scoring Black Mass

Black Mass was one of my most anticipated movies in 2015.  Directed by Scott Cooper it thematises the true story of James Joseph “Whitey” Bulger who, for more than a decade,...

/ 20th January 2016

Introducing young composer Chris A. Gabriel

Sometimes when you watch a bunch of trailers these days you get the feeling that everything in the cinematic world revolves around darkness and about people trying to fight it or getting...

/ 24th December 2015

Jason Graves about the music and sounds in ‘Until Dawn’

The theory of the so-called butterfly effect has been thematised in several very different movies already. No matter if Iñárritu’s ‘Babel’, Tykwer’s and the Wachowski’s ‘Cloud Atlas’ or Bress’s and Gruber’s ‘The Butterfly Effect’;...

/ 16th December 2015

Composer Austin Wintory about scoring Assassin’s Creed Syndicate

Shortly before he won Best Score in the Video Game category at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards I got the chance to talk with composer Austin Wintory about his score...

/ 4th December 2015

Introducing young composer Jeremy Nathan Tisser

Jeremy Nathan Tisser is a name to remember. Here’s a first reason: Following his five Global Music Awards, young composer Jeremy Nathan Tisser recently won at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards in the...

/ 3rd December 2015

Patrick Doyle: A Lifetime of Achievement

Continuing on from my interview with the great Alan Silvestri, I had another exciting opportunity to interview another great of the Film Music world; Scottish Composer Patrick Doyle. As with...

/ 20th November 2015