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  • Siddhartha Khosla Creates Diverse Scores For “Runaways”, “This Is Us” And “Me, Myself and I”

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    By: Marjorie Galas Hulu’s upcoming series “Runaways” marks the third entry in a trio of fall projects showcasing the composer Siddhartha Khosla’s diverse range.  Unlike the organic-infused instrumentation of “This is Us” or surf guitar sounds in “Me, Myself and I,” “Runaways” finds the composer crafting a completely electronic score. Based on a Marvel comic,…

     

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  • Moonlight, La La Land Amongst Winners At The HMMA Awards

    By Marjorie Galas

     

    Actor/Comedian Ron Pearson was working hard to warm up the Fonda Theater’s packed-to-capacity crowd attending the Seventh Annual Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) November 17th, 2016.  After juggling and simultaneously balancing a chair on his chin, Pearson asked the cordial crowd “What’s it gonna take to get you to like me?”  Without waiting for an answer, he…

     

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  • Nominees Announced For 2016 Hollywood Music In Media Awards

    By Marjorie Galas

     

    The nominees for the annual Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) have been announced today, highlighting composers, musicians and music supervisors with work in genres including drama, feature, Sci-Fi Fantasy, documentary and animation.  The 2016 HMMA event will be held at The Fonda Theater 6126 Hollywood Blvd on Thursday, November 17, 2016. A portion of the proceeds will…

     

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  • Composers Take Spotlight At 69th Cannes Film Festival Panel

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    By: Marjorie Galas Sitting on stage as a participant of “Composers Panel: The Music Of Cannes”, Laura Karpman asked the audience if they could tell her what was unique about what they were seeing.  The attendees at the American Pavilion looked around for a moment.  Karpman was happy to share the answer. “There are more…

     

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  • Composer Dominic Lewis On His Organic Electronic Sounds In “Money Monster”

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    By: Marjorie Galas For someone experiencing his first Cannes International Film Festival, Dominic Lewis looked perfectly at ease sitting in an outdoor patio in the International Pavilion.  He’d experienced his first viewing of “Money Monster” – his most recent scoring project – the night before, and was thrilled with the outcome. “It was great to…

     

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  • Changing Components Set The Score

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    From the interludes in “Glee” to the epic tones of “Game of Thrones,” from building tension in “True Blood” to retaining attention in “Phineas and Ferb,” the music composers who participated in the “Behind the Music with CW3PR” panel at this year’s Comic Con offered their success stories and tips to achieving success.  When the…

     

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