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Posts Tagged ‘Giacchino’

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Giacchino: Different Music Style For Characters Still Evolving

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

Given the nature of the movie, the music for Star Trek XI needed to be different than the typical “space music” score.

As reported by Titan Magazines, Star Trek XI composer Michael Giacchino thought at first to approach the music for Star Trek XI as was usually done with space movies, but realized that it wouldn’t be the right thing for this particular movie. “Quite honestly, that was the first direction we went in, and I had written several themes that were in that space opera kind of vein, somewhere between what Jerry Goldsmith and John Williams did, in that language of what we’ve all come to know as ‘space music,’ explained Giacchino. “On every one of them, it felt right for a big space movie, but it didn’t feel like our movie. Again it goes back to the idea that we were trying to do something that wasn’t exactly what you had seen or heard before. We wanted to do something that was a little different. Space movies don’t have to have this sound.”


Star Trek XI Soundtrack Sampling

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

Several clips of music from Michael Giacchino‘s scoring of Star Trek XI have appeared online.

As reported by Colosseum and YouTube, fans can listen to four music clips from the forthcoming Star Trek XI soundtrack. The clips include “Labor of Love,” “Enterprising Young Man,” “Does it Still McFly?,” and “End Credits.” In all, there are two minutes of music in this video, which is located here.