John Williams’ The Adventures of Tintin – The Secret of the Unicorn has been nominated as Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media for this year’s Grammy Awards (see nominations in the soundtrack-related categories). The 55th Grammy Awards will be held in Los Angeles on February 10, 2013. Discuss this topic in our forums
John Williams picked up two Classic BRIT Awards in London on Tuesday, adding a best composer honour to the lifetime achievement prize which had been previously announced.
From BSO.org: The orchestra welcomes Boston Pops Laureate Conductor John Williams to the podium, June 1 and 2, for Film Night, a favorite program for Symphony Hall audiences each year. Mr. Williams, the highly acclaimed composer and conductor behind blockbuster films such as Jaws, Star Wars, and Harry Potter, celebrates his 80th birthday in 2012.
Tintin: The Score: An introduction to John Williams’ work on the film, composing various pieces even before much of the film had been made. The Adventures of Tintin will be released on Blu-ray on Tuesday, March 13 – Regular version – 3D version Discuss this topic in our forums
John Williams’ scores for The Adventures of Tintin and War Horse have been nominated for the Saturn Awards, along with Michael Giacchino’s Super 8 & Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, and Howard Shore’s Hugo. The Saturn Award is the official honor presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films. – Click here for the [...]
For Immediate Release JOHN WILLIAMS WINS FIVE AWARDS FROM THE INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS INCLUDING SCORE OF THE YEAR FOR “WAR HORSE” FEBRUARY 23, 2012 – The International Film Music Critics Association announces the winners of its eighth annual awards for excellence in musical scoring in 2011 with John Williams’ score for Steven Spielberg’s WAR [...]
John Williams’ The Adventures of Tintin has won an Annie Award in the ‘Music for a Feature’ category, beating out Henry Jackman’s scores for Puss in Boots & Winnie The Pooh, and John Powell’s Rio. ‘Tintin’ also received the award for ‘Best Animated Effects in an Animated Production’. The 39th Annual Annie Awards, recognizing the year’s best [...]
On February 21, Silva Screen will release The Music of John Williams: The Definitive Compilation, a comprehensive 6-CD collection of re-recordings by The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, with a total of 87 tracks and over 7 hours of music. The compilation includes new recordings of the Olympic Fanfare and Theme, the title track from The [...]
John Williams’ War Horse and The Adventures of Tintin have been nominated for the 84th Academy Awards in the Original Score category, along with Ludovic Bource’s The Artist, Howard Shore’s Hugo and Alberto Iglesias’ Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. These are Mr. Williams’ 46th and 47th nominations for the Academy Awards. Congratulations, Maestro! FULL LIST OF NOMINEES:
January 15, 2012, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles The Young Musicians Foundation’s Debut Orchestra Conducted by Richard Kaufman, Teddy Abrams, Michael Tilson Thomas, Joey Newman and JOHN WILLIAMS “57th Anniversary Gala Concert and Dinner”
JWFan has confirmed that the official ‘For Your Consideration’ promotional release of The Adventures of Tintin contains a total of 8 minutes of music not included in the original soundtrack album. A complete breakdown of all the music on the promo CD can be found below: THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN – ‘For Your Consideration’ Promotional CD [...]