Announced this week were new composer assignments for Bibio (Men, Women & Children), Frederik Wiedmann (Dying of the Light), Josh Kramon (Forever), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

There were 28 new soundtrack albums released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening nationwide this week are (with music by): If I Stay (Heitor Pereira), Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (Carl Thiel & Robert Rodriguez), and When the Game Stands Tall (John Paesano).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- If I Stay (43 songs)
- Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (4 songs)
- When the Game Stands Tall (15 songs)
- Are You Here (5 songs)
- Love is Strange (18 songs)
- The One I Love (6 songs)

Finally, the following composer will be celebrating an upcoming birthday:
- Saturday: Alexandre Desplat (The King's Speech) will turn 53.
- Monday: Harry Manfredini (Friday the 13th) will turn 71.
- Tuesday: Mark Snow (The X-Files) will turn 68.