Cristobal Tapia de Veer, Theodore Shapiro and David Schwartz were among the composers honored at the Creative Emmy Awards last weekend. Nora Felder took home her first Emmy Award in the music supervision category. For the full story, click here.

Announced this week were new composer assignments for Alexandre Desplat (Barbie), Henry Jackman (Strange World) and Trevor Rabin (National Treasure: Edge of History), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 40 new soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening in theaters nationwide this week are (with music by): Barbarian (Anna Drubich), Lifemark (Kyle McCuiston) and Medieval (Philip Klein).

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Stu Phillips (Battlestar Galactica, Knight Rider) is turning 93 today
- Austin Wintory (Journey, Captain Abu Raed) is turning 38 today.
- Hans Zimmer (Gladiator, Inception) is turning 65 on Monday, September 12.
- Nathan Larson (Boys Don't Cry, Margin Call) is turning 52 on September 12.
- David Mansfield (Heaven's Gate, The Apostle) is turning 66 on Tuesday, September 13.