Category: Music and Sound
Recording star Beyoncé creates an original song, “Rise Up,” for the upcoming Twentieth Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios motion picture, “Epic,” for which she also voices one of the lead characters.
SCORE Concert Productions, the Malmo Symphony Orchestra and Bandai Namco Partners Sweden announce Jason Graves as the guest conductor for Joystick 5.0.
Blacklist director Pistachios launches HeyHeyButton, a new creation which allows users to create sound effect buttons that can be sent, shared or embedded in blogs.
Britney Spears to release “Ooh La La” for Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures Animation’s family comedy “The Smurfs 2.”
Matt Nelson and Tom Hinton launch Remix Your Brand, a new music licensing company focused solely on cutting edge music genres.
Miranda teams up with Blast Radius Toronto and Nike Canada to create an interactive installation at Sport Chek’s flagship store in Toronto’s Eaton Centre.
th2ng’s Justin Dickel returns to music videos with the directing of Misha B’s, “Here’s to Everything.”
Thomas Newman, the composer of the musical scores for “Finding Nemo” and “WALL-E,” reveals that he will be collaborating on the upcoming Pixar feature, “The Good Dinosaur.”
Custom music and sound design company The Hit House scores big with its “Basalt” track chosen for the “Iron Man 3” theatrical trailer.
Sony unites the studio’s Sound Department and Colorworks, the studio’s digital intermediate facility, under the umbrella of Digital Productions.
Independent character animation and design studio Persistent Peril directs a music video for The Leisure Society’s “Fight for Everyone.”
“Sing It, Laurie!” created by superstar children’s recording artist Laurie Berkner and Little Airplane's Josh Selig set to debut on Sprout. New animated short-form preschool series features Laurie Berkner and her original songs; also stars Grammy Award-nominated recording artist Lisa Loeb.
Hornet mixed-media director and stop-motion specialist Peter Sluszka is tapped to direct a music video for “Lilies,” the fourth single from Bat for Lashes from the acclaimed album, “The Haunted Man.”
A digitally restored and remastered Peter Pan is a must for any animation collector and fan of great family entertainment.
The Sound Mixing Team of Original Dialogue for “Brave” take home the top honors at the 49th Annual CAS Awards in the newly added category of Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Motion Picture – Animated.
Award-winning composer scores his first animated feature, “Escape from Planet Earth,” using a 100-piece orchestra and choir at Abbey Road Studios in London.
DreamWorks Animation is recognized at the 28th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards in Anaheim, taking home an award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in the Studio Design Project category.
Aardman collaborates with Atlantic Records and British folk rock trio The Staves to create a visually stunning music promo to accompany their latest single, “Winter Trees.”
The Motion Picture Sound Editors announces the nominees for the 60th MPSE Golden Reel Awards to be held February 17 in Los Angeles.