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Composer John Powell to Receive ASCAP’s 2018 Henry Mancini Award

The award is the highest honor the performing rights organization bestows on a composer.

Making of ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’: How a Personal Tragedy Inspired the Story

Drawing on a page from his own family history, director Dean DeBlois created a sequel to the 2010 hit dragon tale that takes some surprisingly risky turns

Trent Reznor, Danny Elfman and Top Composers Reveal Insecurities, Power of Procrastination and the Real Story Behind ‘Interstellar’s’ Controversial Sound Mix

Five sleep-deprived film music maestros — including Marco Beltrami, John Powell and Hans Zimmer — open up about their biggest challenges, what happens when a director doesn't like their work and where they get their inspiration