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IFMCA : THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY
date: March 8th, 2014
Congratulations to Theodore Shapiro who won the award for the Best Original Score in Comedy Film for THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY. You can watch his acceptance speech below:

NEW PROJECT : THE WOLF OF WALL STREET
date: January 9th, 2014
Theodore Shapiro provided additional music for Martin Scorsese movie currently playing in theatres worldwide. His contribution consists of three pieces included during various commercials in the film (Stratton Oakmont, Informercial and Exotic Vacations). No score has been released from the movie, which is otherwise accompanied by various songs only.

NEW PROJECT : ST. VINCENT
date: December 29th, 2013
According to Film Music Reporter Theodore Shapiro has signed on to score the upcoming coming-of-age comedy drama St. Vincent. The movie is directed by Theodore Melfi and stars Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts, Chris O’Dowd, Terrence Howard and Scott Adsit. The movie follows a cranky war veteran who becomes an unlikely mentor to a 12-year-old boy whose parents have divorced. Melfi has also written the screenplay, which was black listed in 2011 under the title St. Vincent de Van Nuys. Peter Chernin (Rise of the Planet of the Apes, The Heat) is producing the Chernin Entertainment production with Fred Roos (The Outsiders, The Black Stallion). Don Cheadle and Kay Liberman (House of Lies, Traitor) are executive producing the project for  Crescendo Productions.

ORIGINAL SCORE: THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY
date: December 3nd, 20
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Sony Classical will release Theodore Shapiro's score for THE SECRET LIFE WALTER MITTY on December 13th. So far download only release has been announced but it still possible that physical CD will follow later (or at least CD-R on demand) or will be released in other territories. You can already pre-order the download only edition on Amazon. The tracklist follows...
UPDATE: As expected Sony Classical will release the score album as pressed CD in Europe on December 23rd and you can pre-order your copy from Amazon
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1. Walter Time (0:59)
2. Building Rescue (0:49)
3. Time & Life (2:14)
4. Walter Sees Cheryl (1:11)
5. Arctic Fantasy (0:36)
6. Paperclip (0:36)
7. Wallet (0:43)
8. Clue #1 (0:46)
9. Dangling Piano (0:35)
10. Clue #2 (0:59)
11. Ted vs Walter (1:23)
12. Sixth Avenue (2:08)
13. Button (1:28)
14. The Beckoning (1:48)

15. Pub Decision (0:53)
16. Shark Attack (3:51)
17. Into The Harbor (2:23)
18. Eyjafjallajökull (3:58)
19. Eruption (0:52)
20. Cup Reminders (4:43)
21. Skateboard Delivery (0:59)
22. Conan Cab (1:36)
23. You Finish His Work (2:31)
24. Afghan Trek (2:07)
25. Quintessence (3:57)
26. I’m Right Here (1:38)
27. Stationary Cycle (2:43)
 

SATELLITE NOMINATION: THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY
date: December 2nd, 20
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Theodore Shapiro has been nominated in Best Original Score cathegory for Satellite Award for his score THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY. The award ceremony will take place on March 9th in Los Angeles. The other nominees in Best Original Score category are:
- Arcade Fire: Her
- Alexandre Desplat: Philomena
- Steve Price: Gravity
- John Williams: The Book Thief
- Hans Zimmer: Twelve Years a Slave

NEW CD: ONE CHANCE
date: December 2nd, 2013
While the CD and download version of the soundtrack album available in Europe features various arias only, the U.S. release of the soundtrack also includes two cues from Theodore Shapiro's score: Moment of Truth and Venice (combined total time roughly 5 minutes). The album is currently available on iTunes only and the CD version will be released on January 7th, 2014. More information available here or you can already pre-order the CD at Amazon.

FYC PROMO : ONE CHANCE
date: November 28th, 2013
With the award season coming up, the weinstein company website now offers the chance to listen to Theodore Shapiro's complete score for David Frankel's upcoming ONE CHANCE as an audio stream. You can check the score here .

NEW SINGLES RELEASED: "STAY ALIVE" and "STEP OUT"
date: November 27th, 20 13
Two singles Stay Alive and Step Out, composed by Theodore Shapiro and Craig Wedren (performed by Jose Gonzales), were released earlier this month on iTunes and will be also included on the upcoming soundtrack album THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY, which you can pre-order here. The CD will be released on December 17 by Universal Republic. Both singles are available on Amazon (here and here ). Step out was also included in the film's trailer. So far there is no word about the score album release.

NEW PROJECT: INFINITELY POLAR BEAR
date: September 06th, 2013
Theodore Shapiro has signed and is currently working on the score for upcoming comedy INFINITELY POLAR BEAR, starring Mark Ruffalo and Zoe Saldana. The movie marks the first feature directed by writer/producer Maya Forbes (The Larry Sanders Show, Monsters vs Aliens) and tells the story of a manic-depressive mess of a father who tries to win back his wife by attempting to take full responsibility of their two young, spirited daughters, who don't make the overwhelming task any easier. Infinitely Polar Bear is currently in post-production and will be released in 2014.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THEODORE SHAPIRO!
date: September 29th, 2013
42 years old today!

 

 

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