BMW has announced that its new luxury electric vehicle, the BMW i7 will come with a range of custom sounds that have been developed with Academy Award winning composer Hans Zimmer. The BMW i7 was announced recently as part of the company’s new 7 Series range and it is their...
If you're familiar with film scores, the name Hans Zimmer should definitely ring a bell. He's been composing film themes since the early 1980s, which has earned him two Oscars, three Golden Globes, three Grammys, a Tony, and an American Music Award. Throughout his career, he has composed music for over 150 films, including "Rain Man," "Driving Miss Daisy," "The Lion King," "Dunkirk," and "Dune." The list is ridiculously long.
'Prehistoric Planet': Hans Zimmer to Compose Score for Jon Favreau and David Attenborough's Apple TV+ Series
Apple wants us to feast our eyes in the first look at their epic natural history event series, Prehistoric Planet. With a new episode debuting every day, the five-part documentary is produced by John Favreau and will feature the narration of three-time Emmy winner David Attenborough, as well as a score by Academy Award winner Hans Zimmer. The docuseries proposes a fresh-new approach at the Cretaceous period, with new paleontology findings that include a revised look at how dinosaurs might actually have looked. The episodes are set to roll out in late May.
The 94th Academy Awards caught the world's attention for a number of reasons, from the planned segments to the shocking and unexpected moments. The biggest winner of the night was Warner Bros.' live-action remake of Dune, which earned six Oscars in total across the night. Among the film's list of winners was composer Hans Zimmer, who won his second Best Original Score Oscar for his work on the film. While Zimmer did not attend the awards ceremony in person, he did break his silence on the award in a pretty epic way, sharing photos of himself accepting his plastic Oscar while wearing a bathrobe in a hotel in Amsterdam. Zimmer then subsequently shared a video of his acceptance speech, still clad in the bathrobe.
The award-winning composer was woken up at 2am by his daughter to go and celebrate in their hotel bar... Hans Zimmer claimed an Academy Award for Best Original Score at last night’s Oscars for his 2021 film soundtrack, Dune. The acclaimed German-born film composer has received 12 nominations from...
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The composer, who is currently on tour, won the Academy Award for his work on Denis Villeneuve's sci-fi epic Dune. As he wasn't able to accept the award in person in Los Angeles, Zimmer celebrated with a mini Oscar statuette in his hotel bar in the Netherlands while dressed in a fluffy white bathrobe. Besides two photos of his look, he wrote, "It's 2am in Amsterdam, and my daughter Zoë woke me up to go to the hotel bar. Wow!". In an acceptance speech video posted to his Twitter account, the German composer thanked his band and Villeneuve.
Click here to read the full article. Hans Zimmer triumphed in Sunday’s best original score category at the Academy Awards, claiming the Oscar for the music of “Dune.” Zimmer did not attend the ceremony at the Dolby Theatre as he is on tour with his band in Europe. It is Zimmer’s second Academy Award; he previously won for 1994’s animated “The Lion King,” although he has 10 other nominations for such modern classics as “Rain Man” and “Gladiator” and high-profile Christopher Nolan movies like “Inception” and “Interstellar.” Zimmer’s victory had been widely predicted, as the composer has already won the BAFTA, Golden Globe...
Hans Zimmer just woke up to a win — and he's got the red-carpet-worthy look to match. The Dune composer won Best Original Score at Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony, his first win in almost 30 years. Zimmer missed the Oscars ceremony because he was touring internationally, but fortunately, his daughter was on hand to wake him up at his hotel in Amsterdam. After he was presented with a knockoff Oscar trophy, the two headed to the hotel bar for a celebratory drink.
Hans Zimmer won the award for Best Original Score at the 2022 Oscars tonight. His work on Denis Villeneuve’s Dune remake beat out scores by Jonny Greenwood (The Power of the Dog), Nicholas Britell (Don’t Look Up), Germaine Franco (Encanto), and Alberto Iglesias (Parallel Mothers). Zimmer couldn’t attend...