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Harry Gregson-Williams

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  • 20 Billion-Dollar Composer: For Hans Zimmer, 'The Real Risk Is Playing It Safe'

    Composer Hans Zimmer -- the first creative to raise Variety's Billion-Dollar milestone 20-fold since the series was introduced in 1993 -- likes to take chances. Who else would have: ยป Recorded a London brass section, electronically processed their...
  • Hans Zimmer Live: Composer Breaks Out With Performing Career

    Last month's unexpected appearance by Hans Zimmer conducting an all-female string section behind Pharrell Williams on "Saturday Night Live," it turns out, was just the beginning of Zimmer's newfound performing career. On July 18, he will join several...
  • Billion Dollar Composer: John Powell Ranges From Action to Animation

    With "Rio 2" in release and "How to Train Your Dragon 2" due in June, London-born John Powell reconfirms his status as today's leading composer for animated films. Twenty of his 54 features have been animated. And with a resume that also includes a...
  • Hollywood Elite: A New Outlet for Composers To Reach Out

    With ancillary uses of recordings increasingly becoming the horse that drives the music biz, a new web platform called Hollywood Elite Composers is betting on the idea that there can never be enough revenue streams for the established working musician....
  • Pemberton Fuels Scott's Grisly Drug Dystopia

    Director Ridley Scott has worked with some of the most famous composers in the history of movies, from Jerry Goldsmith ("Alien") and Vangelis ("Blade Runner") to Hans Zimmer ("Gladiator") and Harry Gregson-Williams ("Kingdom of Heaven"). But for his...
  • For composers, video games are the surreal land of opportunity

     
    Ramin Djawadi always dreamed of composing a film score, and the Berklee College of Music graduate has done plenty, including ......
  • Tony Scott death: Hollywood looks to his films to make sense of tragedy

    Tony Scott death: Hollywood looks to his films to make sense of tragedy
    With films like “Top Gun” and “Man on Fire,” Tony Scott made spectacle movies about men who live by a code and face death on their own terms -- spies and crime lords, race car drivers and fighter pilots. Recently, the director-...