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

2016 HOAM AWARDS – Nominations Announced!

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HEARTBEAT OF A MOVIE proudly presents all the nominations 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

“Logan”: Martinez Out, Beltrami In

Marco Beltrami, WWZ, Abbey Road, London April 2013

Director James Mangold confirmed on Twitter that veteran composer Marco Beltrami is currently scoring the upcoming Wolverine sequel Logan. The film starring Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart as the main protagonists follows an an aging Wolverine and Professor X who must protect a young female clone of Wolverine from an evil organization led by Nathanial Essex. The movie will be released on March 3, 2017 by 20th Century Fox.

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Michael Giacchino

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, French composer Alexandre Desplat scored a Star Wars spin-off…wait, what? Do you know this is wrong? It is Michael Giacchino we are talking about, right? That guy who has already written music for J.J.Abrams’s “Star Trek” reboot, various Disney animation features and who was even chosen to step out of Williams’s gigantic shadow by providing the score for “Jurassic World”, the pun-guy? Never mind, here we go. Continue reading