Posts Tagged ‘Composer’

Composer James Newton Howard All Access Interview

Sunday, August 9th, 2009 by Paul Martin |

He’s been the primary composer on all of M. Night’s films starting with The Sixth Sense.   Currently writing the music for The Last Airbender, composer James Newton Howard invites you into his studio for front row access of his Yamaha photo shoot. Learn what inspires him when scoring such blockbusters as The Sixth Sense,… continue reading »

James Newton Howard to Compose for The Last Airbender

Friday, December 19th, 2008 by Paul Martin |

The Gorfaine-Schwartz Agency has added The Last Airbender to James Newton Howard’s filmography. This is M. Night Shyamalan’s new film, which is expected to premiere in the summer of 2010. It is the seventh feature film collaboration between Howard and Shyamalan, previous projects include The Sixth Sense, Signs, Unbreakable and this year’s The Happening. -via… continue reading »

James Newton Howard Film Composer of the Year 2008

Saturday, October 18th, 2008 by Paul Martin |

Tonight the World Soundtrack Academy announced the winners of the World Soundtrack Awards 2008, the closing event of the 35th Ghent International Film Festival. The 8th edition of the World Soundtrack Awards was once again a highlight for film music professionals and fans. James Newton Howard was chosen as Film Composer of the Year 2008,… continue reading »

James Newton Howard records The Happening score

Saturday, March 15th, 2008 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

Oscar-nominated composer James Newton Howard was recently at the Sony Scoring Stage in Culver City, CA to record his score to the upcoming M. Night Shyamalan thriller The Happening. This marks the sixth time the two creative talents have collaborated. [View pictures and more @]

The Happening Score Recording Soon

Sunday, March 9th, 2008 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

In a recent interview, Donald Foster mentioned that recording for James Newton Howard’s score to Shyamalan’s triller The Happening will start in the next two weeks. Who is this Donald Foster you say? Well, Foster is a professional clarinet player who has performed on scores like: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, I Am… continue reading »

James Newton Howard Recieves 4 IFMCA Nominations

Friday, February 2nd, 2007 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

The members of the International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) have announced their nominees for the latest IFMCA Awards, honoring achievements in film and television music in 2006. The nominees are:’s 5 Articles about Composer James Newton Howard

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2006 by Dr Malcolm Crowe | posted a couple weeks back 5 articles about composer James Newton Howard, I just happened to find them now . The different articles talk about everything, but are most interesting when talking about his collaborations with M. Night Shyamalan. All in all, they’re good reads. Enjoy: ( – Billion-Dollar Composer: James Newton Howard )