December 23, 2013

Over the past two weeks we’ve pulled together a collection of songs that were personal favorites of Guild members from the year that was. It should come as no surprise that we have an extremely eclectic list! Supes are experts at digging for that perfect thematic harmony. Few (if any) professions require one’s finger to be so squarely on the pulse of current music to such a degree. May this genre-bending playlist serve as the proverbial soundtrack to your holiday season!
Dondi Bastone
“Advanced Falconry” by Mutual Benefit
“Down...

December 16, 2013

In the past two weeks we’ve seen nominations announced for the Golden Globes & the Grammys. Now it’s the Oscars turn, with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announcing 114 original scores in contention for Oscar nominations. Members of the music branch individually vote for up to five nominees from the complete list, with the five scores receiving the highest number of votes earning the nomination for the final vote.

 

An original score must be a “substantial body of music that serves as original dramatic unders...

December 13, 2013

On the heels of last week’s Grammy nominations came this week’s announcement of the 2014 Golden Globe nominees. Like The Grammys, The Golden Globe Awards reserve a section of awards for music in film.

 

Best Original Score – Motion Picture

Steven Price (Gravity) (Music Supervisor: Alejandro de la Llosa)

John Williams (The Book Thief) (Music Supervisor: Becky Bentham)

Hans Zimmer (12 Years a Slave)

Alex Ebert (All is Lost)

Alex Heffes (Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom)

Best Original Song – Motion Picture

Atlas (Hunger Games Ca...

December 8, 2013

The nominations for the 56th Grammy Awards were announced Friday night, with three categories designated to honor the year’s best for music in film. And the nominees are…

 

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media

Django Unchained (Music Supervisor and GMS award winner Mary Ramos)

The Great Gatsby (Deluxe Edition) (Music Supervisors: Anton Monsted, Darren Higman, Paul Broucek and  Tony Syler Legal: Lisa Margolis)

Les Misérables (Deluxe Edition) (Mike Knobloch, Universal GMS winner Rachel Levy)

Muscle Shoals (Music S...

December 5, 2013

The NFL season is winding down! Today’s #tbt playlist showcases music selections from the best football-themed films.

The Replacements

Supe: Maureen Crowe

Bust A Move by Young MC

 

The Waterboy

Supe: Michael Dilbeck

Peace Frog by The Doors

 

Any Given Sunday

Supe: Budd Carr

Paranoid by Black Sabbath

 

The Blind Side

Supe: Julia Michels

Unsure Dance by Dave Brubeck

 

Varsity Blues

Supe: G. Marq Roswell

My Hero by Foo Fighters

 

 

The Express

Supe: Peter Afterman & Margaret Yen

What’d I Say by Ray Charles

 

 

Two For the Money

Supe: John Houli...

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