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Giacchino TV/Film Panel Appearance

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

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Fans of Michael Giacchino take note; the composer will be appearing with Dave Porter (Breaking Bad) in a discussion panel.

The panel will take place after a screening of Thomas Dolby‘s The Invisible Lighthouse.

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Giacchino: Making Trek Music

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

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For composer Michael Giacchino, creating the music for Star Trek into Darkness was less stressful than doing it for Star Trek (2009).

But there was still pressure for Giacchino to get it right and to not disappoint the large Star Trek fanbase.

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Giacchino To Score Apes Sequel

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Star Trek Composer Michael Giacchino will be scoring a sequel to the Planet of the Apes.

The sequel is titled Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

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Giacchino: Leading The Film Audience

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

According to composer Michael Giacchino, if a composer is doing his job properly, the music will keep the audience riveted to the movie.

The composer’s job is to work on the emotions of the audience watching the movie.

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Giacchino: Working With Abrams

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

Michael Giacchino knows what kind of movies he liked as a child and the composer prefers to work with directors that make the same kind of magical movies that he once watched.

Giacchino didn’t always know that he wanted to compose music, but he knew from a young age that he wanted to be associated with moviemaking in some way. “I had been making movies since I was nine,” he said. “I had tons of stop motion films. That’s how I spent my childhood. Making movies, super 8 movies, everything. I knew I always wanted to make movies in some capacity and be a part of what I loved.”

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Giacchino Would Return To Trek

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Although doing the score for Star Trek XI was initially a “nightmare” for Michael Giacchino, he would not be averse to returning for Star Trek 2.

High expectations for the J.J. Abrams sequel were anxiety-provoking for Giacchino. “Doing that score was a huge nightmare for me,” he said. “I was so excited up to the point where I actually had to sit there and do it. Then I was like, ‘Oh, my god. What do I do?’”
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Giacchino: It’s The Story

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

According to Star Trek XI composer Michael Giacchino, composing the music for a movie is more than just writing music.

Giacchino, who won an Oscar for his work on Up, knows that telling a story is part of the process of composing for movies such as Star Trek XI and television shows such as Lost. “As a film composer, your job is not to write music,” he said. “Your job is to tell a story.”

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Trek’s Giacchino Receives BRIT Award Nomination

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Star Trek XI is one of three movies up for the Soundtrack of the Year award for the 2010 Classical BRIT Awards.

The Classical BRIT Awards exist to honor the best in the world of classical music and Britain’s place at its creative heart.

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Giacchino To Score John Carter of Mars

Friday, March 12th, 2010

Michael Giacchino (Star Trek XI) will compose the music for John Carter of Mars, the new Andrew Stanton (Wall-E, Finding Nemo) film based on the novels of Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Giacchino020110Fresh off his Oscar win for Pixar’s Up, Giacchino will score John Carter of Mars, which takes place on the “Red Planet” where Civil War veteran John Carter, imprisoned by twelve-foot tall green creatures, escapes and encounters the Princess of Helium.

John Carter of Mars, featuring Taylor Kitsch (Friday Night Lights) as John Carter, is due out in 2012.

Star Trek Wins First Oscar

Sunday, March 7th, 2010

For the first time ever, Star Trek has won an Academy Award.

In one of four categories for which it was nominated, Star Trek XI won an Academy Award.

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It’s Been An Up Year For Giacchino

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

Michael Giacchino had a productive 2009 and is reaping the rewards of having composed music for Star Trek XI, UP and Lost, while looking ahead to future projects.

Giacchino has already won two Grammys, as well as a Golden Globe for his work in Up. He has been nominated for an Oscar as well for Music Original Score for his work in the animated Pixar film, going up against another composer known for his work on Star Trek, James Horner.

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Giacchino Wins IFMCA Awards

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Composer Michael Giacchino, nominated for seven International Film Music Critics Association Awards, walks away with multiple awards for his work on Star Trek XI and Up.

The IFMCA announced a list of winners of its 2009 awards, and Giacchino won four of the seven awards for which he was nominated.

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Giacchino Scores Several Grammys

Monday, February 1st, 2010

Composer Michael Giacchino, nominated for four Grammys for his work on Star Trek XI and Up, walks away with two at the end of the evening.

The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards were held this weekend, and Giacchino won two Grammys for his work on Up, the computer-animated adventure story about a seventy-eight-year old man who ties balloons to his house and sails away, accompanied by an eight-year-old boy scout stowaway.

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Giacchino Grammy Nominations

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

Michael Giacchino has been nominated for four Grammys, including one for the Star Trek XI soundtrack.

Giacchino was nominated in three different categories for his work on both Up and Star Trek XI.

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Giacchino Nominated For Award

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

Star Trek XI composer Michael Giacchino has been nominated for a World Soundtrack Award.

As reported by the World Soundtrack Academy, Giacchino has been nominated for Film Composer of the Year, for his work on Star Trek XI, Up, and Land of the Lost.

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