Lorne’s film, Not Another Happy Ending, starring Karen Gillan (Doctor Who), will close the Edinburgh Film Festival this year!
Lorne Balfe will compose the score for Quantic Dream’s (Heavy Rain) groundbreaking new game, Beyond: Two Souls. The revolutionary game will also feature the vocal talents of Academy Award-nominees Ellen Page and Willem Dafoe and is set to release October 8, 2013 for Playstation 3.
Recently announced, Beyond: Two Souls will have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 27th. After a preview of the game, creator David Cage and actors Ellen Page, Kareem Hardison and Eric Winter will share behind-the-scenes information and answer questions as part of the festival’s program, Tribeca Talks: After the Movie. Beyond: Two Souls, garnering praise for blurring the lines between film and game, is the first video game of its kind to be featured at the Tribeca Film Festival. More information about the festival can be found on the Tribeca website.
Variety is reporting that The Weinstein Co. has picked up the documentary Salinger, featuring a score by Lorne Balfe, for theatrical distribution. The film will hit theaters this fall, on September 6, 2013.
Assassin’s Creed III has been nominated for “Best Original Music” along with eight other nominations in the 2013 Canadian Video Game Awards. The winners will be announced on April 20!
The 2013 BAFTA Video Game Award nominations have been announced, and Lorne received a nod for his work on Assassin’s Creed III! The winners will be announced on March 5th.
Lorne and Rachel Portman are writing music for Girl Rising, which spotlights the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change a girl – and the world. The film premieres at MOMA in New York City, March 6th, and will air on CNN in the spring.
A video of Lorne conducting the “Game of the Year” compilation from the 2012 Spike Video Game Awards is now available for you to enjoy! Lorne put the suite together using the main themes of all of those games nominated for Game of the Year.
Lorne’s latest feature film, The Sweeney, opens in theaters in the UK next week, on September 12th. Based on the hit 1970s television series, Lorne’s score features guitarist Johnny Marr, as well as Antony Genn and Martin Slattery of The Hours. A soundtrack album will be coming from Rhino Records on September 10th.