Feature Documentary About Famed Boxer Johnny Tapia
November 8th, 2012
Futuristic Films has announced that Director Eddie Alcazar will direct and produce a feature documentary about the remarkable personality, life and legacy of boxer Johnny Tapia. Kurt Oldman will be scoring the documentary.
BMI Conducting Workshop
August 19th, 2012
Kurt Oldman was selected to participate in BMI’s 15th annual Conducting for the Film Composer Workshop. The workshop is a two-week, invitation only course taught by conductor/composer Lucas Richman
Everlast Astral Commercial Nominated for AICP Award
April 28th, 2012
Everlast Astral directed by Eddie Alcazar and composed by Kurt Oldman has been nominated for a coveted AICP Award.
Can Song Lyrics Ruin a Scary Movie Moment?
March 29th, 2012
I spoke with composer Kurt Oldman who is well-versed in the world of horror film scoring having lent his style to the creepy scores for Killer Holiday, Babysitter Wanted and Neighbor to get his perspective on this idea, how he approaches scoring horror films and whether or not vocalized songs can (or will) have a place in the horror film genre.
Guitar Player Magazine
March 28th, 2012
Guitars have always played a role in film and television music. Here, we survey five contemporary guitarists who are also successful music-for-picture composers: Tyler Bates, Michael Brook, Kurt Oldman, David Torn, and Jeff Toyne. Each has a unique compositional voice, but they all share the same deep love for and appreciation of the guitar, an instrument that frequently takes center stage in their scores.
Kurt Oldman on Streamers
January 9th, 2012
In this video interview, composer Kurt Oldman describes how he uses Figure 53’s Streamers as a critical part of his workflow when scoring film and television. “Before I started working with Streamers … there were a lot of redundant kinds of tasks. With Streamers, everything that has to do with video is really very, very streamlined.”
Fangoria Exclusive: Behind the Score of ‘Killer Holiday’
December 13th, 2011
A new horror villain called Spider stalks his prey through a KILLER HOLIDAY in a fright feature from director Marty Thomas, who also produced with screenwriter Jon Zuber. We’ve got an exclusive video featurette with scene excerpts to show you after the jump.
The clip focuses on the work of composer Kurt Oldman, whose credits also include murderous movies like NEIGHBOR and BABYSITTER WANTED.
Holiday Baggage on DVD
November 1st, 2011
Holiday Baggage, starring Cheryl Ladd and Barry Bostwick, was released on DVD today through Lionsgate Home Entertainment. It is available at major retailers
About The Film: Holiday Baggage tells the story of a marriage and family who rediscover the meaning of Christmas when pediatrician by day, single mom by night, Sarah, invites her estranged husband, Pete, back to their suburban home for the holidays. They agree that he can stay only on one condition, he must reconcile with their daughters before she agrees to finalize their divorce.
Kurt Oldman at German Currents
October 18th, 2011
Kurt Oldman has been invited to attend the opening night of German Currents – New Films from Germany. Meet him at the Egyptian Theater on October 26.
‘Devolution’ at Big Bear Horro-fi Film Festival
September 30th, 2011
On October 2nd at 1:45pm, catch Kurt’s chilling score to D-volution at the Big Bear Horro-fi Film Festival. Kurt will be in attendance and available to answer any of your questions.