Category: Music and Sound
The Cinema Audio Society announces changes to the CAS Awards categories as well as additions to those sound mixers eligible for CAS Awards.
Nice Shoes handles color grading and VFX for a United Nations campaign for World Humanitarian Day featuring Beyoncé.
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Wreck-It Ralph” scores big with composer Henry Jackman, plus original music from Skrillex, AKB48, Owl City and Buckner & Garcia.
Justin Witte of Tiny Markers creates the animation for “Lament,” a stand-out track from Furious Frank’s most recent album, The Map & the Territory from Southern Love Records.
Toolfarm Inc. announced the Toolfarm Music Store, the largest and most professional online library of fully customizable royalty-free music.
Animusic, a computer animation company with the singular focus of animating music, announced that production has started on ANIMUSIC 3.
BiG MACHiNE participates in "Videophonic," a collaborative effort of nine leading design studios working on a common assignment: create a music video for a classic song from the pre-MTV era.
Red Car Designer Chris Bialkowski collaborates with Fallon ECD Todd Riddle and his band to tell a forlorn New York love story in this animated/mixed media music video.
Karen O has written an original song which will be featured in the end credits to Disney's highly anticipated movie, "Frankenweenie", directed by Tim Burton.
Sony Creative Software announced the availability of the latest upgrades to their award-winning line of consumer products which include Movie Studio Platinum 12 and ACID Music Studio 9.
French director Xavier Fauthoux has been chosen as the Grand Prize winner for the James Brown Music Video Challenge.
Mobile apps for tuning a variety of musical instruments are readily available, but a recently demonstrated iPad app expands the musician-helper category beyond those basic tools. The software, dubbed Celeste, helps configure pipe organs and was among the featured apps at the University of Utah’s Mobile Application Demo Day.
Ingenuity Engine completed extensive work on the 3D music video for “Wide Awake,” which was written for the 3D “Katy Perry: Part of Me” film.
Adult Swim will host a huge fan concert event on July 13th in San Diego, CA with a special performance by Dethklok from the show “Metalocalypse”.
Summer blues bring on a softer mood. This week: "Bubble" (Elliot Dear), "TELEPHONEME" (MK12), "Cherry Blossom Elephant in Forest" (Young-jun Kim/Earth Design Works), "Blue Whale" (Sivan Kidron), "Kali le petit Vampire" (Regina Pessoa)
The video game music of BAFTA award winner and five-time Original Music nominee James Hannigan will be celebrated in an upcoming Q&A and interactive event, "Conversations with Screen Composers: James Hannigan."
The Friday Five returns with falls, surreal trips, and strange transformations. This week: "Metamorphosis" (BUCK), "38-39°C" (Kangmin Kim), "The Fox" (WINTR), "Black Sun" (Kagemu), "Junkyard" (Hisko Hulsing)
Buster joins the Ubisoft party with their trailer for the upcoming “Just Dance 4,” the latest in the “Just Dance” game franchise.
VFX studios QuietMan and COPA Network recently teamed up to voyage to ancient China in Coldplay's new video, “The Princess of China,” a cinematic action-adventure featuring Rihanna.
Stardust creative director Alan Bibby teamed up with music video director Adria Petty to co-write and co-direct Coldplay and Rihanna's epic music video for "Princess of China.”
Past and present come together in the Videophonic Session at the PromaxBDA Conference where select design studios create music videos for songs from before the MTV era.
Lorenzo Fonda teams up with New York-based studio UVPHACTORY for the new Scissor Sisters video, “Baby Come Home.”