Disney begins production on the Into the Woods based on the Tony-winning original musical by James Lapine.
Category: Music and Sound
Motion Theory directors Grady Hall and Mark Kudsi crown Katy Perry ‘Queen of the Jungle’ in the music video for her hit single Roar.
New York-based Blind Pig collaborates with creative agency Hugo & Marie to create a truly beautiful video for Coldplay's new release, "Atlas.”
BBC Radio 2 taps Aardman Animations to create Dark Side, a three minute film to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon.
Rdio launches New Music Weekly, a campaign to bring together independent art and music, which kicks off with videos by Blacklist artists Holbrooks and Tendril.
Bent Image Lab weaves a tale of love and loss through stop-motion animation in Organs, the latest music video for The Uncluded.
At Star Wars Celebration Europe, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy announces that compose John Williams will return to score Star Wars: Episode VII.
Music doesn't interest me, but animation does. Directed by Spottydog Stark and animated by the kinda great Leah Shore. Produced by Richard O'Connor's Ace and Son Moving Pictures Company out of New York (apparently New York is a big deal.)
ArsenalFX turns up the volume in a 30-second ad, #UWANTIT, for Beats Pill by Dr. Dre for RadioShack.
LMFAO’s Sky Blu teams up with Big Bad University to create a hip-hop remix of the Little Airplane song, “Imagination,” originally performed by Small Potatoes.
Grammy-winning composer and musician Heitor Pereira reteams with Grammy-winning producer Pharrell Williams to score Despicable Me 2, in theaters July 3.
The SoundWorks Collection, which profiles audio design in major movie releases, has released a new featurette delving into the sound for Pixar’s latest feature, Monsters University.
The Ebeling Group animates an original music video, The Story of I, for Wendy’s and The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Canada.
Dreamworks taps Henry Jackman to score their newest animated feature, Turbo, a colorful new animated family comedy coming to theaters July 17, 2013.
Pixar announces the soundtrack for “Monsters University” featuring music from composer Randy Newman and Axwell & Sebastian Ingrosso of Swedish House Mafia.
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.