April 28, 2016
Lao Shi (a.k.a. Old Stone) is screening this week at the 17th Jeonju International Film Festival in Jeonju, South Korea. The film is part of the festival's World Cinemascape: Spectrum series.
April 22, 2016
The latest blog post is intended for aspiring and emerging film composers. It's all about getting oneself into the pool of possible candidates for a gig—a brief answer to one of the questions I'm asked most often: How do you find work?
March 31, 2016
It's no April Fool's Day trick: The Amazing Race 28 is back on the air tomorrow night (Fri) at 8/7c with an all-new episode from Armenia! This is the first time teams from the show have visited the country.
March 28, 2016
Scoring is underway on No Blood of Mine.
March 18, 2016
The Amazing Race 28 season finale airs Friday, May 13 at 8/7c on CBS.
March 5, 2016
Lee has officially signed on to score No Blood of Mine, a modern film noir set in Duluth, Minnesota. The picture, directed by Wesley Ellenwood and produced by Carly Lassegard, is scheduled for a Summer 2016 premiere.
March 3, 2016
Tomorrow night's episode of The Amazing Race, set in Geneva, Switzerland, features one of the most intense races to the Pit Stop in the show's history. Friday, 8/7c on CBS.
February 25, 2016
Lao Shi (a.k.a. Old Stone) will make its Asian premiere on March 30, 2016, at the 40th Hong Kong International Film Festival.
February 22, 2016
The Variety review of Lao Shi (a.k.a. Old Stone) is available here. Congratulations to director Johnny Ma and the entire team for the picture's huge success in Berlin!
February 11, 2016
The Amazing Race 28 premieres tomorrow night! Set your DVRs to stun: Friday, February 12 at 8/7c on CBS. Also making its world premiere tomorrow—at the Berlin Film Festival—is the independent feature Lao Shi (Old Stone), directed by Johnny Ma. This is Lee's first film entry in the Berlin Festival.
February 5, 2016
Scoring is complete on Better than Love, the independent feature directed by Ted Carney and produced by longtime collaborator Tim Schaaf.
February 3, 2016
Scoring is complete on the latest spot for The Vision Center at Children's Hospital LA.
January 5, 2016
The 500th episode of Brian Dunning's Skeptoid podcast, entitled "A Little Curiosity," premieres today, with music by Lee and vocals by the brilliant Susan Egan.
December 4, 2015
For composers: I write a bit about common pitfalls I've encountered in the creative process, and how to handle them. The latest blog entry—the last one of 2015—is here.
November 15, 2015
The first edition of my Mandatory Film Scores—the most important scores in cinema history—is now available here.
November 9, 2015
One more blog post before I travel! It's an update to the Point System originally created in 1996 by Ron Jones. It's a powerful system for composers to rate their daily career progress… more here.
November 6, 2015
November 1, 2015
Managing time and energy when deadlines loom is a complicated, stressful balancing act. In "Life-Changing Charts," I look at two very different workdays—one successful, one not so much. Read more here.
October 23, 2015
I'm often asked how composers should determine their rates. I've addressed this topic in this week's blog entry, which you can read here.
October 22, 2015
The new online show from Skeptoid Media is here: The Feeding Tube. Check out Lee's music throughout the episode, and for the new Skeptoid Media Logo at the end (!).
October 2, 2015
For this week's blog entry, I've rounded up some of my favorite quotations on composing and the creative process. You can read them all here.
September 25, 2015
As film composers, time is often our adversary. Check out my latest blog entry for some advice on what to do when the clock is ticking and the pressure's on.
September 24, 2015
Scoring is complete on the latest project for the Screen Actors Guild Foundation's Storyline Online web series. More details to come once it's been released.
September 21, 2015
Scoring is complete on The Amazing Race 27.
September 18, 2015
Ever wondered what all those letters stand for in film production terminology? I've got the DL, from "ADR" to "WGA," in my latest blog entry here.
CUE OF THE WEEK
Starting today, we're posting a Cue of the Week here on the front page! Every week will be a different cue from one of the hundreds of shows Lee has scored over his career. Today's cue is from the premiere episode of The Amazing Race 25 (2014): "Go Big or Go Home." The cue, entitled "Climb Funny," played as teams climbed a rock outcropping in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands.
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