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2024 Annie Awards: The Legend of Vox Machina, The Inventor, Pacemaker Secure Nominations!

The Annie Awards nominations are in!  Stop motion film The Inventor (Blue Fox Entertainment), animated series The Legend of Vox Machina (Titmouse/Amazon), and animated short Pacemaker (A Running Commentary) secure 2024 Annie Awards nominations!  To note this year, we see represented a composer — Christopher Lennertz — transition from music composition to a directing role!

The 51st Annie Awards will take place on February 17, 2024 at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles.   Congratulations to all the nominees this year!  View the full list at Variety.  Keep reading for links to the soundtracks released on Lakeshore Records!

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Oscars 2024: Ben Proudfoot and Kris Bowers’ ‘The Last Repair Shop’ Secures A Nomination!

Major congratulations to Ben Proudfoot and Kris Bowers on their Academy Award Best Documentary Short Film nomination for The Last Repair Shop!  Premiering last year at the Telluride Film Festival, the film would eventually go on to earn a Critic’s Choice Documentary Awards win, an HMMA Awards Best Score nomination (by Katya Richardson & Kris Bowers), a Black Reel Awards Outstanding Short Film nomination, and an Astra Award Best Short Film nomination!  This is Proudfoot and Bowers’ second Academy Award-nominated collaboration since 2020’s A Concerto Is A Conversation.

Congratulations to all the nominees this year!  The 96th Academy Awards ceremony will take place March 10, 2024 at the Dolby® Theatre at Ovation Hollywood and will be televised live on ABC.  View the full list at The New York Times.

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Snoop Dogg’s ‘The Underdoggs’ Sports Comedy Kicks Off January 26 on Prime Video!

Snoop Dogg huddled with children in purple football uniforms in a scene from "The Underdoggs" on Prime Video.
(L to R) Snoop Dogg as Jaycen “Two Js” Jennings in director Charles Stone III’s THE UNDERDOGGS.
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Watch the trailer for The Underdoggs, starring Snoop Dogg! The film is coming to Prime Video on Friday, January 26!  The sports comedy directed by Charles Stone III (“Black-ish”), also stars Mike Epps (“I’m A Virgo“), Tika Sumpter (“Mixed-Ish”), George Lopez (“Lopez Tonight“), Kal Penn (Scott Pilgrim Takes Off) and more!  

When Jaycen “Two Js” Jennings, a washed-up former pro football star hits rock bottom, he is sentenced to community service coaching an unruly pee-wee football team in his hometown, he just may turn his life around and reclaim his love of the game.

One Life: Score By Oscar® and BAFTA Winner Volker Bertelmann Releases Digitally!

Lakeshore Records has released One Life—Original Motion Picture Soundtrack featuring an orchestral score by Oscar® and BAFTA winning composer Volker Bertelmann (All Quiet On The Western Front), available now digitally on all major music services worldwide!  The See-Saw Films production based on the life of humanitarian Nicholas Winton is directed by James Hawes.  Starring Anthony Hopkins and Helena Bonham Carter, the film is playing in UK cinemas now.  View the album streaming links, track list and more below.

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Allyson Newman Releases ‘Commitment To Life’ Soundtrack, Stream The Documentary on Peacock

In the city of Los Angeles, love was greater than AIDS.  Emmy-nominated composer Allyson Newman (“The L Word: Generation Q”) has released Commitment To Life (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), available now digitally.   Listen to the 21-track score album on all major digital music services such as Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Music!

Commitment To Life premiered at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival earlier this year, earning director Jeffrey Schwarz a Best Documentary award nomination.

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