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Kevin Cassidy

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“You Have to Need the Music”: Nicholas Britell, Kathryn Bostic and the Composer Roundtable

Nicholas Britell, Kathryn Bostic, Michael Abels, Hildur Gudnadóttir, Alberto Iglesias and Alexandre Desplat join the conversation on the biggest musical challenges they faced last year and why composing for film is more like being a nurse than a doctor.

Leading U.K. Exhibitor Slams BAFTA for ‘Roma’ Wins

J. Timothy Richards, the founder and CEO of U.K. distributor VUE, has written a letter to the British Academy of Film and Television Arts for recently honoring Alfonso Cuaron's Netflix title 'Roma' with four awards, including for best film and best director.

Trent Reznor on Capturing “Pain and Exhilaration” of Adolescence for ‘Mid90s’ Score

Oscar-winning composer Trent Reznor set aside his Nine Inch Nail angst to score Jonah Hill's directorial debut 'Mid90s,' which reminded him of 'that feeling of trying to find your tribe.'

“We’re All Trying to Service the Story”: The Composer Roundtable

In the Hollywood Reporter's Composers Roundtable, six score masters— Terence Blanchard, Kris Bowers, Ludwig Göransson, Justin Hurwitz, Marc Shaiman, and Hans Zimmer — open up about long hours of trial and error, the fear of being pigeonholed, racing against deadlines and writing music to express "what words can't."

8 Reasons Hollywood Is Stressed Out Right Now

It's not just mass consolidation and downsizing that should worry you — think about shrinking TV seasons, disappearing backend and what Harvey Weinstein knows.

Composer Roundtable: The Need for Diversity and the Agony of Waiting for Inspiration to Strike

Six top musical talents open up about the horror of the temp track, the best way to talk to a director and the power of a well-executed film score.

Trump’s Immigration Ban Sparks Second Day of Protests at LAX Airport

Joss Whedon, Mayor Eric Garcetti, Ellen Page and stars of 'How to Get Away With Murder' and 'Grey's Anatomy' lent their voices Sunday afternoon.

Composer Roundtable: 6 Contenders on Film Music’s Lack of Women, Working All-Nighters and How They’d Score the Election

Lesley Barber ('Manchester by the Sea'), Nicholas Britell ('Moonlight'), John Debney ('The Jungle Book), Hauschka ('Lion'), Justin Hurwitz ('La La Land') and Hans Zimmer ('Hidden Figures') sat down for a discussion about their work process, the music that inspires them and why they never see their families (even working out of studios in their own homes!).

China’s Wanda, Sony Pictures in Talks for Film Alliance

The giant Chinese conglomerate would help promote a handful of Sony films in the Middle Kingdom, including 'Spider-Man: Homecoming.'

Feds Say ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Producer Can Do Business During Legal Probe (Exclusive)

In a stipulation to its July 20 civil lawsuit, the DoJ has clarified that the goverment's complaint is aimed strictly at the 2013 Leonardo DiCaprio starrer and not the film's producer.

Donald Trump Asked to Stop Using ‘Air Force One’ Music for Campaign (Exclusive)

The producer of the Harrison Ford thriller says the Republican presidential nominee is using deceased composer Jerry Goldsmith’s music without permission and wants him to stop.

Universal Pictures to Strike $500M Slate Deal With China’s Perfect World

The five-year pact makes the Chinese TV production and video games company a co-financier.