Composer Gordy Haab Wins Hollywood Music in Media Award for "Kinect Star Wars" Song

Gordy Haab won "Best Song: Video Game" Thursday night at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards for “The Felucia Podraces” from Microsoft and LucasArts’ “Kinect Star Wars.”
 
 
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Nov. 16, 2012 - PRLog -- LOS ANGELES (November 16, 2012) – Gordy Haab, an award-winning film, television and video game composer, won the Hollywood Music in Media Award Thursday night for “Best Song: Video Game” for “The Felucia Podraces” from Microsoft and LucasArts’ “Kinect Star Wars.”

The honor was presented at The Fonda Theatre in Hollywood during the annual event, which recognizes and honors the music of visual mediums such as film, TV, video games, and music videos; the talented artists involved in those areas; as well as mainstream and independently-produced music from around the world.

“I am extremely honored that I received this award,” Haab said. “I enjoyed every moment while working on ‘Kinect Star Wars.’ It was a dream come true.”

Haab, a loyal fan of the “Star Wars” franchise, composed and recorded more than two hours of original music at Abbey Road Studios with the London Symphony Orchestra and Choir. He selected the same orchestra, studio, microphones and equipment used during the recording session for John Williams’ iconic score to George Lucas’ “Star Wars.” “Kinect Star Wars” was released in April 2012 for the Xbox 360.

Haab also composed music for EA/Bioware/LucasArts’ highly popular “Star Wars: The Old Republic,” for which he was awarded “Best Original Soundtrack” and “Best Instrumental Music” at the 10th Annual G.A.N.G. Awards, presented at the 2012 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.

Haab’s other film, television and video game credits include: Internet phenomenon “Ryan vs. Dorkman II”; Anchor Bay’s “Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon”; MTV’s “The Truth Below”; Dave Barry’s “Guide to Guys”; Lionsgate’s “War”; Dream Entertainment’s “3 Below”; Roadside Attractions’ “Shrink”; TLC’s “Little People Big World”; ABC’s “Greek”; NBC’s “Kath and Kim”; VH-1’s “Scream Queens”; Endeavor’s “At the Edge of the World”; LucasArts’ “Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings”, and many others.

For more information on Gordy Haab, visit www.gordyhaab.com
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