Academy To Present Oscar Concert 2018

Composer John Williams conducts a suite from his score for “The Book Thief” during the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ “The Oscar Concert” on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at Royce Hall in Los Angeles.


According to Film Music Reporter, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is teaming with the Los Angeles-based Philharmonic to present next year’s nominated scores live in concert at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles on February 28, 2018. Renowned conductor Thomas Wilkins was chosen to lead the celebration which is expected to feature suites and video from each nominated film. Continue reading


2016 HOAM Awards

HEARTBEAT OF A MOVIE proudly presents the first-ever winners for the 2016 HOAM Awards. Before we start, here is some general information first:

Each year, HEARTBEAT OF A MOVIE will present the so-called “HOAM Awards” whose aim is to give recognition to the composers who have written the best scores of the last year. As such, it does also represent a retroperspective of what has happened in the film music scene in the past twelve months by looking back at the greatest achievements and most memorable moments one could have experienced in cinemas and while listening to the latest soundtrack releases. Continue reading