Tag: Composer

AUSTIN WINTORY

AUSTIN WINTORY

October 20, 2010 | By

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Composers . Having scored shorts, feature films, video games, and written music for the concert stage, Austin Wintory is well-schooled in writing music that fits a film’s needs and a director’s vision, and his latest projects include music for the Jordanian filmCaptain Abu Raed (2007), and the horror […]

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FREDERIK WIEDMANN

FREDERIK WIEDMANN

October 20, 2010 | By

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Composers . The only way to really learn a craft is to do it, and that’s been true for Frederik Wiedmann since he got the bug to score films in Germany. After a long apprenticeship with John Frizzell, Wiedmann has been active in several aspects of film scoring: composing, […]

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MICHAEL WANDMACHER (2009)

MICHAEL WANDMACHER (2009)

October 20, 2010 | By

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles . With a background in commercials, film, shorts, indie films (Cry_Wolf) and electronica as Khursor, Michael Wandmacher’s latest pair of scores are for the high profile 3D remake of My Bloody Valentine 3D (2009), and The Punisher: War Zone (2008), the sequel to the 2004 film based […]

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MICHAEL WANDMACHER (2010)

MICHAEL WANDMACHER (2010)

October 20, 2010 | By

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles . Remaking classic seventies drive-in shockers has never been more popular, and Michael Wandmacher’s own slate of retro films began in 2009 with My Bloody Valentine, the first of three 3D films he’s scored for blood-hungry audiences. In our conversation about Piranha 3D, Wandmacher describes working with […]

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JEFF TOYNE

JEFF TOYNE

October 20, 2010 | By

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Composers . With the release of Jeff Toyne’s soundtrack album for Chris W. Smith’s Shadow in the Trees (2007) as a downloadable album and limited CD, film music fans have another up-and coming composer with a dramatic, refined, and measured style to discover. After years as […]

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MARIBETH SOLOMON

MARIBETH SOLOMON

October 20, 2010 | By

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Composers . Space Station 3D (2002) reunites co-operative partners NASA and Lockheed Martin for the world’s first 3D IMAX film photographed in space. Directed by the versatile Toni Myers, Space Station also features narration by Tom Cruise. “The minute I saw the amazing 3D footage shot by the astronauts in […]

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LALO SCHIFRIN (2008), Part 2

LALO SCHIFRIN (2008), Part 2

October 20, 2010 | By

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Composers . With the 2007 publication of his autobiography, Mission Impossible: My Life in Music, by Scarecrow Press, Lalo Schifrin has involved himself in another discipline – book writing – although this should hardly come as a surprise to jazz and film music fans well acquainted with his fascination for […]

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LALO SCHIFRIN (2008), Part 1

LALO SCHIFRIN (2008), Part 1

October 20, 2010 | By

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Composers . Sudden Impact (1983), Lalo Schifrin’s final score in the Dirty Harry quintet, marks the 39th CD released on the composer’s own label, Aleph Records. Spanning classical, jazz, film, and concert recordings, the label is also a commercial platform through which the works of brilliant musicians and composers […]

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WINIFRED PHILLIPS

WINIFRED PHILLIPS

October 20, 2010 | By

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Composers . Winifred Phillips has built up a solid reputation as a composer comfortable in any media format, particularly interactive videogames, where she’s been nominated for and won a number of awards for her work using orchestral, electronic and digital instruments and materials. In our conversation, Phillips describes the […]

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DOUGLAS PIPES & MICHAEL DOUGHERTY

DOUGLAS PIPES & MICHAEL DOUGHERTY

October 20, 2010 | By

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Composers . The 2009 release of Trick ‘R Treat (2008) is notable because it finally allows horror fans to see and hear the film and music of writer/director Michael Dougherty, and composer Douglas Pipes. To film music fans, Pipes is best-known for Monster House (2006), a witty and lyrical […]

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