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GUILD BLOG

Read about our latest news, events, interviews, masterclasses, member spotlights and music supervision advice, tips and articles.

Jessica Curry and Jim Fowler on the spectacular PlayStation In Concert

24-Apr-2018
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by Duncan Smith

The world premiere of PlayStation In Concert takes place on 30th May, where the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will be playing PlayStation soundtracks in the iconic surroundings of The Royal Albert Hall. The performance features music composed by Jessica Curry and Jim Fowler, with Jessica also compering the event and Jim has orchestrated the music. Duncan Smith spoke to them both about how the event came about and about their work in preparing for it.

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The Most Radicalist: Bringing new music to The Great Escape

24-Apr-2018
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by The GMS Team

The Great Escape is a three-day festival in Brighton with not just multiple stages, but also multiple venues dotted across the city. Our friends at The Most Radicalist, the music blog dedicated to featuring new music from emerging artists, will be co-promoting two events this year for both The Great Escape and The Alternative Escape together with independent record label Hand In Hive. Find out more here...

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Supervisor Spotlight: Amy Ashworth

24-Apr-2018
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by The GMS Team

"That's something I hope to be able to do in this job - introduce people to music they might not have heard before that they will love." Read more about Amy Ashworth and how she got into the business of sync.

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Sponsor Spotlight: West One Music Group and David Buckley

20-Apr-2018
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by West One Music Group

Our sponsors West One Music Group have been working with composer David Buckley on his new Orchestral Effects trilogy. The series of works features individual orchestral elements that give an editor the flexibility of layering and isolating to create their desired piece.

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90th Academy Award Winners

27-Mar-2018
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by Amy Rylett

This month saw the celebration 90th Academy Awards, with a hugely successful year for music supervisors and composers in a number of Oscar winning films. Read our summary of the winners.

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Supervisor Spotlight: Dan Neale

22-Mar-2018
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by The GMS team

The next supervisor in our spotlight series is Dan Neale, Managing Director of Native Music. Read all about how he got into the industry and what his favourite projects have been here.

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Composer Corner: Tom Hodge and Franz Kirmann on McMafia

23-Feb-2018
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by The GMS Team

Today we speak to Franz & Tom about their experience composing the score for McMafia. The series tells the story of an English-raised son of Russian exiles, with mafia ties, whose is drawn into the world of international crime he has spent his life trying to escape.

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