At Star Wars Celebration Europe, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy announces that compose John Williams will return to score Star Wars: Episode VII.
Category: Music and Sound
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.
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.