‘Birdman,’ ‘Apes’ Top 2015 Golden Reel Nominations

‘Birdman,’ ‘Apes’ Top 2015 Golden Reel Nominations
Hollywood’s sound pros nominated Birdman and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes for three awards apiece as the Motion Picture Sound Editors unveiled nods for its 62nd Mpse Golden Reel Awards, honoring the best feature film, television, animation and computer entertainment work of the year.

“2014 was a fantastic year for sound,” said Mpse president Frank Morrone. “The advent of new distribution channels, streaming services and gaming platforms is creating additional opportunities for sound artists to practice their craft beyond the traditional venues of film and television. This year’s nominations reflect that change, spanning an amazing diversity of mediums and genres, all executed at the highest level of creativity. We are truly inspired and impressed by the work of our colleagues.”

This year’s Golden Reels will additionally honor Noah director Darren Aronofsky with the Mpse’s annual Filmmaker Award. Oscar winner Skip Lievsay, known for his work
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Olivier Deriviere Scoring Upcoming Remember Me Game

Remember Me will release on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC on June 4th. Composer Olivier Deriviere known for his work on Alone in the Dark and Of Orcs and Men has conduced an interactive musical score for Remember Me that will bring the game's futuristic story to life.

From the Press Release

Classically trained multimedia composer Olivier Deriviere (Alone In The Dark, Of Orcs And Men), whose distinctive soundtracks have been recognized by Billboard and The New York Times, has crafted a unique, electronically manipulated live symphonic score for the upcoming action adventure video game Remember Me developed by Dontnod Entertainment and published by Capcom. Deriviere's dynamic emotional score is intricately woven throughout Remember Me's innovative 'memory remix' gameplay experience and immersive futurist story set in Neo-Paris where personal memories are digitized, bought, sold and traded. Remember Me will launch on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC in North America on June
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An Unforgetable Behind The Scenes Look At Music Of 'Remember Me'

By Joseph Leray

For a game coming out in May, Capcom are keeping details on Dontnod Entertainment’s “Remember Me” close to the chest. I’ve been following the game pretty closely, and a nine-minute gameplay video and a short trailer earlier this year notwithstanding, the hype train is getting off to a slow start.

Nevertheless, Capcom posted a developer diary today featuring Olivier Deriviere and John Kurlander, the game’s composers. A behind-the-scenes look at “Remember Me”’s orchestral score may not sound like much, but Deriviere is a good host and pulls a lot of interesting design elements into his discussion. He’s talking about music, sure, but fans will also learn about the combat design, visual style, and story of “Remember Me.”

Plus, he’s got a great French accent, guaranteed to give everyone the vapors.

Early on, Deriviere mentions that he wanted to make the score soft and subtle,
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