The Mourning World Premier
June 17th, 2014
The Feature Film “The Mourning” premiered at the Dances With Films International Film Festival May 31st.
The Mourning is a supernatural thriller directed by Marc Clebanoff starring Michael Rene Walton.
TAPIA World Premiere
May 12th, 2013
The Feature Documentary “TAPIA” will premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival 2013.
Johnny Tapia was an awe-inspiring world champion boxer, but his personal demons were as destructive as his left hook. Composed of archival fight footage and candid, beautifully shot interviews, Tapia’s story of tragedy, grief and redemption unfurls like an epic novel.
The Good Wife: Song Placement
February 19th, 2013
Kurt Oldman’s “Shatner Mask”, a high energy, metal rock track was featured in CBS’s Emmy Award winning show, “The Good Wife”.
Air date: 02/17/13. Season 4 Episode 14, “Red Team, Blue Team”.
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.