PANTHEON PROMO TRAILER for Sound Adventures album 'Nemesis'
October 16, 2016
LONDON ORCHESTRAL SERIES featurette and full release!
August 15, 2016
LONDON ORCHESTRAL SERIES production music pre-released for MEGATRAX
July 13, 2016
THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR orchestration for composer NATHAN WHITEHEAD
June 01, 2016
Another awesome score from Nathan on this ever-successful franchise!
ROOTS additional music for composer ALEX HEFFES
May 01, 2016
Very happy to have worked on this History Channel event series for composer Alex Heffes
RANGE 15 original score for director ROSS PATTERSON
May 01, 2016
As we've come to expect, another star-studded action/comedy epic from writer/director Ross Patterson; Williams Shatner, Danny Trejo, Sean Astin, and Keith David battle a zombie apocalypse
ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS additional arrangements for composer DANNY ELFMAN
April 01, 2016
Additional music and orchestration on this classic sequel
LONDON ORCHESTRAL SERIES Trailer music albums for MEGATRAX
March 14, 2016
Currently in post-production, this photo was taken while at Abbey Road while recording a brand new series of albums for movie trailers, TV and Video game promos
11.22.63 Additional music for composer Alex Heffes
December 29, 2015
Very pleased to have helped out on this fantastic mini series, with a great score from Alex Heffes and a great cast including James Franco, Josh Duhamel, and Chris Cooper
RECLAIMING FRIENDSHIP PARK original score completed for director Daniel Holland
August 01, 2015
score completed for a wonderfully executed dramatic comedy about a man struggling to redeem himself by recapturing the spirit of his lost best friend. A strong directorial debut by Daniel Holland
HELEN KELLER Vs NIGHTWOLVES original score completed for director Ross Patterson
July 01, 2015
Thrilled to have completed this epic action comedy with 70 minutes of rip-roaring orchestral score for director Ross Patterson and the team at Street Justice Films
TEXAS RISING additional music for composers BRUCE BROUGHTON and JOHN DEBNEY
May 24, 2015
It was a real pleasure to contribute music to this History Channel landmark mini-series for two gaints of the film music world Bruce Broughton and John Debney.
AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON orchestration for composer DANNY ELFMAN
February 01, 2015
orchestrations for composer Danny Elfman's contributions to this global franchise
FIFTY SHADES OF GREY additional arrangements for composer DANNY ELFMAN
December 01, 2014
additional arrangements and programming for composer Danny Elfman on this intriguing and intricate score for a highly anticipated 2015 release
SHADOW OF MORDOR released, orchestrated for Garry Schyman and Nathan Grigg
October 01, 2014
A major release for me today - no less than 120 minutes of music orchestrated, conducted and supervised by me! Many thanks to Garry Schyman, Nathan Grigg, and everyone at Monolith/WB Games for this opportunity, and to my team of Megumi Sasano, Jordan Cox, and Joohyun Park for helping get it to the finishline.
HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1 orchestrations for composer JAMES NEWTON HOWARD
September 01, 2014
The latest in the Lionsgate juggernaut franchise, with another great score from composer James Newton Howard. Coming to cinemas in November:
THE PURGE: ANARCHY orchestration for composer NATHAN WHITEHEAD
July 18, 2014
The sequel to last year's smash hit horror film 'The Purge' opens this weekend. Delighted to have been supervising orchestrator once again for composer Nathan Whitehead on a truly creapy score! More film details here
glowing review of ATLANTIS: THE LAST DAYS OF KAPTARA soundtrack by Daniel Schweiger
April 25, 2014
What a wonderful review of my newly released soundtrack to ATLANTIS: THE LAST DAYS OF KAPTARA!:
ATLANTIS towers with sound and fury, but has the melodic chops to back its ambitions up, complete with chorus, ethnic instruments and rocking percussion that show Bateman knows his way around the maze of new school Greek mythology
You can read the full review here
digital release announced for ATLANTIS: THE LAST DAYS OF KAPTARA
February 25, 2014
The good folks at MovieScore Media are releasing my score digitally on iTunes and eMusic. A huge thank you to Godwin Borg at KRONOS records, and Mikael Carlsson at MOVIESCORE MEDIA!
pre-order ATLANTIS: THE LAST DAYS OF KAPTARA soundtrack now!
February 11, 2014
Pre-order your copy of my score to this wonderful animated epic film at KRONOS records now! Official release date is February 28th:
ATLANTIS: THE LAST DAYS OF KAPTARA pre-release interview with John Mansell
January 21, 2014
Soundtrack will be released on KRONOS Records very soon! You can read the full review here
Mr. PEABODY & SHERMAN additional music and orchestration for composer DANNY ELFMAN
January 11, 2014
Another great experience with composer Danny Elfman on his score to DreamWorks' Mr. Peabody & Sherman. It's a true pleasure to be able to work on such high class animation projects, with scores rich in themes and orchestral colour.
DISNEY'S MALEFICENT orchestrations for composer James Newton Howard
December 13, 2013
Once again, very proud to have been part of the team to put 'pen to paper' to deliver this complex and detailed score for the composer.
You can read more about this major release for 2014 here
THE MONKEY KING orchestrations for composer Christopher Young
December 06, 2013
THE MONKEY KING orchestrations for composer Christopher Young:
Another rip-roaring action score from the composer of some great action music scores! See more details of this super high-budget chinese action film here
BATMAN: ARKHAM ORIGINS videogame release - Happy Halloween!
October 31, 2013
The official release of the latest installment in this highly successful franchise is out now, with a cracking score by composer Christopher Drake. It was my pleasure to conduct the Seattle Symphony for the game's soundtrack, and act as score supervisor.
HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE orchestrations for composer James Newton Howard
July 08, 2013
Orchestrations delivered on the 2nd installment of this highly successful franchise, with excellent music by James Newton Howard
SEATTLE recording for three days!
July 01, 2013
Recording with a huge orchestra for a very high profile, undisclosed video game project. Conducting for three days in the middle of a heat wave!
KAPTARA score nominated for 'best feature film score' at 2013 Jerry Goldsmith Awards, Cordoba
June 08, 2013
Very excited to be part of this year's Cordoba line up once again!
FAST & FURIOUS 6 orchestrations
May 10, 2013
Wall-to-wall action cues orchestrated for composer Lucas Vidal and his intricate hybrid score for this summer blockbuster!
SYRUP screening with Q & A
April 24, 2013
USC will be hosting a very special screening of Syrup on May 30th, to celebrate its theatrical release at the beginning of June. Q & A with top billed cast, and director afterwards:
BORROWED MOMENTS score underway
March 28, 2013
Very excited to start on this new feature, with an excellent peformance from lead actress Nicky Whelan.
Click here for the IMDb listing
EPIC additional orchestration & arranging for composer Danny Elfman
February 15, 2013
Very excited to have contributed to such a great movie, and for such a great composer! Epic will be hitting the cinemas soon.
AFTER EARTH orchestrations for composer James Newton Howard
February 01, 2013
Thrilled to have provided orchestrations for composer James Newton Howard, on his score to M Knight Shyamalan's 'After Earth'
KAPTARA score reviewed
January 17, 2013
A recent review on IMDb of this epic animation project includes a mention of the score!:
"The musical score is beautiful and carries the emotion of the film from the joyous welcoming of the tributes to the dark depths of the labyrinth"
Thanks to Michelle Groman, whoever you are!
KILLING SEASON orchestrations for composer Christopher Young
January 08, 2013
Orchestrating the deftly written suspense score for this intimate drama from veteran horror composer Christopher Young.
ADMISSION orchestrations for composer Stephen Trask
November 25, 2012
Working on orchestrations for composer Stephen Trask and his score to the Paul Rudd/Michael Sheen/Tina Fey comedy 'Admission' (2013)
KAPTARA final dub
November 04, 2012
After working on one of my favourite projects to-date for over a year, I'm very excited to see it all come together at the final 5.1 dub mix. I've seen it come from script, to storyboard, to small grey puppets floating around, to small blue people with no hair but walking, to a final spectacular colour render. The score was written in its entirety before any colour, texture, backgrounds or costume were added, so to see it come together is especially gratifying for me. Well done Mindseye Studios!
I was lucky enough to have a team from Studio Bottlecapgun follow me on this journey, and a behind-the-scenes featurette will be posted in the coming months.
BIOSHOCK INFINITE score wraps up
October 29, 2012
BIOSHOCK INFINITE (2013) orchestrations delivered for composer Garry Schyman, as the game enters its final stages before release in early 2013
LOVELACE orchestrations for composer Stephen Trask
October 02, 2012
LOVELACE (2013) - Orchestrations and arrangements delivered for this touching biopic with a star-studded cast, and excellent score by composer Stephen Trask.
'SABAM Best Young European Composer 2012' nomination
September 13, 2012
Very excited to be invited to Ghent this year as one of the finalists for the 'SABAM Award for Best Young European Composer 2012'. I look forward to the closing concert with all three finalist's music, and the selected scores of this year's guest of honour James Newton Howard.
You can read the full press release here
FDR: AMERICAN BADASS Theatrical Release
September 08, 2012
Check out the latest trailer for FDR: American Badass, which is currently showing in theatres across the USA this summer, and comes to iTunes and VOD in the fall
You can view the trailer here
Barry Bostwick Vs Bill Murray
September 05, 2012
An excellent trailer mashup between FDR: AMERICAN BADASS (Bostwick) and HYDE PARK ON HUDSON (Murray) can be viewed here
SUMMER SONG score review
July 04, 2012
'Beautiful score that flows quiet and gentle from an evocative theme that is complemented with other melodies to emphasize the determination of the protagonist.' Congratulations to co-composer Andrew Holtzman.
For the full review click here
SUMMER SONG wins best feature film score at the 2012 Jerry Goldsmith Awards
June 28, 2012
Very fortunate to attend this year's festival and be present for the ceremony with so many other great composers. Congratulations to co-composer Andrew Holtzman, and our thanks to Conrado Xalabarder, David Saiz Bonastre, David Doncel Barthe and all the other people behind such a successful event! I would highly recommend attending this festival to anyone, and the week of concerts and panels was brilliant.
The festival homepage can be found here
JERRY GOLDSMITH AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED
June 17, 2012
Very excited to have Summer Song nominated in the 'best full length' score category. Congratulations to all the other nominees.
A full list of the nominees can be found here
INVASOR orchestrations for composer Lucas Vidal
June 01, 2012
Orchestrations for an exciting hybrid electronic-orchestral score from composer Lucas Vidal, for the Spanish action/thriller Invasor (2012), recorded in Spain.
KAPTARA records in Slovakia
May 04, 2012
Embarking on a long journey to record this score, in every sense of the word. Two days with full orchestra, attending in person!
SUMMER SONG at Boston Festival a success!
April 14, 2012
Summer Song screened to a packed house in Boston, and was very well received Looking forward to the official premiere in Newport Beach. Congratulations to director Aram Rappaport.
SUMMER SONG to screen twice at Newport Beach Film Festival
April 03, 2012
Summer Song will be closing the 2012 Newport Beach festival, and will mark its official premiere.
Tickets available here
SUMMER SONG special screening at the Boston International Film Festival
March 25, 2012
Very excited to be flying to Boston for the first public screening of this film. Looking forward to meeting a lot of the east coast cast and crew
You can see it (and buy tickets!) on the festival site here
SYRUP dubs in Philadelphia
March 14, 2012
Where did the time go? Oh yes, into an hour of high energy and emotional music for this roller-coaster rom com, all recorded and mixed in 5.1. Dub, VFX and colouring was at the world-class facility 'Dive Visual'. It doesn't get much better than this, and final colour is mind-blowing on this film!
NEW FEATURE FILM: SYRUP
February 08, 2012
Work underway on the score for the third feature collaboration with director Aram Rappaport and co-composer Andrew Holtzman. Based on the Max Barry novel, 'Syrup' offers a roller-coaster ride through the corporate marketing world. Top billed talent include Shiloh Fernandez (Red Riding Hood), Amber Heard (The Rum Diary), and Kellan Lutz (Twilight).
Full cast available here
FDR: AMERICAN BADASS Hollywood Reporter spotlight!
January 21, 2012
Hollywood Reporter spotlight FDR: American Badass as one of the top five talk-about-town projects, after coverage on a variety of press sites.
You can read the full article here
NEW FEATURE FILM: Kaptara - animated epic officially off the ground
January 15, 2012
This is going to occupy me for the next couple of months, and will feature a rich orchestral score and strong themes to accompany a great script and top-drawer motion capture and animation from the team at Mind's Eye Studios. I've been looking forward to this project for quite some time!
The film's website can be viewed here
KAPTARA illustrated comicbook released ahead of the movie
January 14, 2012
Mindseye Studios LLC have created a teaser comic to shed light on the backstory to their epic fantasy feature film, which is approaching the finish-line as the score comes together. Stay tuned for more details, music, records, and more!
You can view it right here
POOLBOY gets U.S. domestic release through Universal
September 02, 2011
POOLBOY: DROWNING OUT THE FURY will be coming to U.S. screens and shelves in 2012, through Screen Media and Universal Home Entertainment
You can view the full press release here
NEW FEATURE FILM: FDR: American Badass
August 09, 2011
Currently scoring the next film from producer Ross Patterson and director Garret Brawith. Barry Bostwick delivers an outstanding performance as FDR.
You can view the rest of the stellar cast line-up here
POOLBOY ranked in top 100 on IMDb!
August 01, 2011
POOLBOY: DROWNING OUT THE FURY ranked higher than soon-to-be-released 'The Change-up' summer blockbuster.
POOLBOY due for release on DVD and Bluray in Europe
June 21, 2011
POOLBOY: DROWNING OUT THE FURY due to be released by Germany's largest distributor, Senator Entertainment. Congratulations to producer Ross Patterson, director Garrett Brawith, and the rest of the Poolboy team!
You can read the press release here
SUMMER SONG records with orchestra!
June 12, 2011
A late night was followed by an early morning as we interlocked with Bratislava at 3am to record full orchestra on 20 minutes of the score. A great warm-sounding string section from the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra. The rest of the score will be a more intimate sound using live guitar
POOLBOY: Drowning Out The Fury at CANNES!
May 16, 2011
Poolboy was part of Camelot Entertainment's marketplace lineup at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Amongst those in attendance were director Garrett Brawith, and lead actor Kevin Sorbo.
You can read the full article here
POOLBOY score officially wrapped
April 01, 2011
After an intense few weeks, 1 hr 17 minutes of music has been approved, delivered and dubbed with everyone very happy. The film will screen at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival in May, with worldwide distribution looking very good.
The score was a classic mix of 80s orchestra, guitars (Rodrigo Denis), and Saxophone (Jon Timpe), and included a special Main Title song, performed by Steel Panthers front-liner Ralph Saenz
NEW FEATURE FILM: POOLBOY: Drowning Out The Fury
February 25, 2011
An excellent off-the-wall comedy starring veteran actors Kevin Sorbo (Hercules) and Danny Trejo (Machete), and host of other 80s actors who come together for this 80s homage. A classic orchestral action score needs to be produced in less than 4 weeks!
The full cast list can be found here
Orchestrations for PRIEST
February 08, 2011
Re-orchestrating cues for composer Christopher Young from the original scoring session in Sept. 2010 to accommodate last minute picture changes. This should be a great spring release!
NEW FEATURE FILM: Epic Greek tragedy in the works
January 09, 2011
Initial meetings and scoring preparation for new Feature Film project 'KAPTARA' with Director Patrick Canning, and animator Mike Johnson. Rough layout and story-boards look amazing already!
Click here to see the movie's website
LITTLE FOCKERS at the Box Office
December 24, 2010
Little Fockers was released on 22nd, and trounced Tron: Legacy and True Grit at the box-office! Congratulations to composer Stephen Trask and everyone in the music department.
XCOM videogame preview
November 02, 2010
Started work on XCOM videogame with composer Garry Schyman. Score due to record January 2011 at Warner Bros.' Eastwood Scoring stage.
Press release: "From the creators of Bioshock, America's suburbs are under attack by what are being called wild animals, but what are they really?".
Click here for the video preview
Working on LITTLE FOCKERS
October 10, 2010
Working with composer Stephen Trask on Universal's latest installment in the highly successful Ben Stiller/Robert DeNiro franchise 'Little Fockers' (release date December 22nd 2010). Scoring on the Newman stage at Fox with 72 musicians of the Hollywood Studio Symphony.
SUMMER SONG featured in IndieWIRE magazine
September 21, 2010
IndieWire magazine has a feature article on upcoming feature 'Summer Song' with director Aram Rappaport, and co-composer Andrew Holtzman.
Click here to see the article
ASCAP 2010 Scholarships announced
September 17, 2010
Very proud to be the recipient of the Steve Kaplan Scholarship, as part of the ASCAP Filmscoring Workshop 2010. Thanks to the wonderful team at the ASCAP membership department!
Click here for the press release