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Hans Zimmer

Interstellar Composer Hans Zimmer On Music and His Own Process For Scoring Films

Quora | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

Fear, panic, invention, procrastination, conversation, more conversation with the director, more conversation with the DP (because I want to know what the color palette is), reading an enormous amount of books, more procrastination, more fear, and more deadlines until somebody yanks the score away from me.

How Hans Zimmer Became An Unlikely EDM Icon

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.04.2014 | Arts

Hans Zimmer has a huge following among cinephiles as the legendary musician who composed scores for such iconic films as "The Lion King," "Gladiator,"...

Catching Up With Wendy & Lisa Upon Winning ASCAP's Inaugural Shirley Walker Award

Xaque Gruber | Posted 09.01.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Wendy Melvoin & Lisa Coleman have always been hard to put in a nutshell - in fact, I can't think of a duo whose musical path through the entertainment...

11 Things Famous Artists And Cultural Figures Can Teach You About Creativity

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.16.2014 | Arts

What would you ask Diana Picasso, Hans Zimmer, Jonas Mekas and TED founder Richard Saul Wurman if you had the chance to pick each of their big, innova...

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Weaves a Wild Web

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 06.29.2014 | Entertainment
Dr. Reese Halter

If you like Spider-Man, drama, nasty villains, New York City and spectacular special effects wound around a touching love story then don't miss this early-summer blockbuster film.

One Major Addition To 'Spider-Man 2'

AP | MARCELA ISAZA | Posted 04.03.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Marc Webb and famed composer Hans Zimmer assembled a supergroup of influential recording artists, including the "Happy" ...

Alicia Keys Recruits Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell For Explosive New Track

Posted 03.31.2014 | Entertainment

Alicia Keys teamed up with Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams and Hans Zimmer for "It's On Again," her contribution to the upcoming film "The Amazing S...

Winter's Tale: The Lovers, the Dreamers and Mythical New York

Jaime Lubin | Posted 04.14.2014 | Entertainment
Jaime Lubin

The Oscar-winning screenwriter (A Beautiful Mind) has added another element that transforms his feature directorial debut into a story for the ages: A steadfast belief in true love.

Interview With Composer Gregg Lehrman

Teddy Wayne | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts
Teddy Wayne

I spoke with Lehrman about his invention and his work in the entertainment industry, which has brought him into contact with everyone from Steven Spielberg to Darren Aranofsky.

7 Romantic Films Men Love

James Russell Lingerfelt | Posted 04.12.2014 | Entertainment
James Russell Lingerfelt

Common threads of a romantic movie a man will watch: The screenplay is written by men, the film is told from the man's perspective and the male lead behaves like a man would in real life and the ending of the film is redemptive.

My Conversation With Award-winning Composer Hans Zimmer

Tavis Smiley | Posted 02.09.2014 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

Just this week, the Washington DC Area Film Critics Association named his score for 12 Years a Slave as Best Original Score for 2013. We talk about his remarkable career and the iconic scores in his repertoire.

Pizza With an Icon -- Don't Miss

Mary Wald | Posted 01.24.2014 | Entertainment
Mary Wald

The days are gone where a few people make the decision on what airs on a handful of television stations. The Internet has equalized media production. Today you can make it happen with passion of purpose, networks, and a touch of magic. S

Pharrell's Next Collaboration Is 'Amazing'

The Huffington Post | Kelsey McQuade | Posted 10.28.2013 | Entertainment

Pharrell Williams and Hans Zimmer will write the score for "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," this according to an interview the 40-year-old producer-singer-...

3 Reasons Why Every American Should See 12 Years a Slave

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Lisa Kaas Boyle

This film is an artistic wonder, and so necessary to the discussion of America's past and present. I hope you will see it with your own eyes and share your thoughts with me and everyone you know.

Christopher Rosen

The Busiest Man In Hollywood Is Hans Zimmer

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.09.2013 | Entertainment

Hans Zimmer doesn't produce scores for every movie released into theaters, it just seems that way. The prolific 56-year-old composer wrote musical acc...

ASCAP Workshop: Chatting With Richard Bellis, Matthew Margeson, Michael Bearden and Joe Trapanese, Plus Exclusives by The Grahams and Sweet Relief's Victoria Williams

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.07.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Our participants come to the Workshop at a critical point in their careers. We identify them just before they launch and provide a training ground for them to hone the skills they will need to succeed. Think of it as a finishing school." - ASCAP's Jennifer Harmon

Christopher Rosen

One Big Difference Between 'Man Of Steel' & 'Superman'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment

In the last 10 years, Hans Zimmer has written music for some 40 film and television projects, including Christopher Nolan's "Dark Knight" trilogy, the...

Superman Drummer Gives New Meaning To 'Man Of Steel'

Posted 06.05.2013 | Entertainment

"Man of Steel" looks like it's going to be pretty good, but regardless of how Zack Snyder's take on Superman turns out, the Hans Zimmer score is sure ...

SUPER: Epic Final Trailer For 'Man Of Steel' Arrives

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.17.2013 | Entertainment

At just over three minutes, the new "Man of Steel" trailer is longer than most traditional movie advertisements. Warner Bros. is forgiven for extendin...

'World News' Gets A Makeover

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.02.2012 | Media

"ABC World News" is debuting a brand new graphics package, logo and theme tune on Monday night. It's been a few years since the network's flagship ...

'Dark Knight Rises' Composer Writes Song For Aurora

AP | Posted 07.27.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- "The Dark Knight Rises" composer Hans Zimmer has composed a song dedicated to the Aurora, Colo., shooting victims. Zimmer posted the trac...

'Chimes of Freedom' Celebrates the Power of Music and Activism

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 04.01.2012 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

Amnesty International's Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan is not the first time they've tapped into the music community to raise funds and bring awareness to human rights issues.

Hans & Zoe Zimmer Take Over The WeHo Library (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.12.2011 | Los Angeles

Artists and Angelenos gathered at the West Hollywood Library on Saturday night for Fashion photographer Zoe Zimmer's "Deserve Dignity" -- a photo exhi...

Pharrell And Hans Zimmer To Collaborate For Oscars

Posted 12.12.2011 | Arts

The Academy Awards has seen some odd pairings (remember the awkward co-hosting team of Anne Hathaway and James Franco?), but perhaps this year's music...

Jordan Zakarin

Oscar-Winner Makes Dreams Come True

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 02.07.2012 | Entertainment

Any time Hans Zimmer begins a project, he panics: no matter how many iconic movie scores he has composed, the Oscar-winner fears he'll be unable to co...