JESPER KYD SCORES ASSASSIN'S CREED REVELATIONS

Author:
Publish date:

Assassin's Creed Series Composer Jesper Kyd

BAFTA WINNING COMPOSER PROVIDES MUSIC FOR PIVOTAL CHAPTER IN UBISOFT'S EPIC FRANCHISE

Los Angeles, CA - September 19, 2011 - Following his critically acclaimed music for Assassin's Creed, Assassin's Creed II and Assassin's Creed Brotherhood, British Academy award-winning composer

Jesper Kyd

has written and produced the original score for

Assassin's Creed® Revelations

, the fourth installment in Ubisoft's immensely popular video game franchise, alongside music composed by Lorne Balfe. To reflect the story's multicultural setting of 16th Century Constantinople, Jesper Kyd has crafted a rich and evocative hybrid music score drawing on Greek, Renaissance and Middle-Eastern instrumentation, while combining his emotional melodic writing and acoustic/electronic styles associated with the series. Assassin's Creed Revelations will be available on November 15, 2011 for Xbox 360®, PLAYSTATION®3 and PC. In Assassin's Creed Revelations, master assassin Ezio Auditore walks in the footsteps of the legendary mentor Altaïr, on a journey of discovery and revelation. It is a perilous path - one that will take Ezio to Constantinople, the heart of the Ottoman Empire, where a growing army of Templars threatens to destabilize the region. Expanding upon his signature music styles for the Assassin's Creed series, composer Jesper Kyd immerses players in Revelations with a vibrant and exotic action-driven score that employs Greek and other ethnic musical influences to reflect the cultural diversity of Constantinople. The soundtrack is planned for release with the game. Jesper Kyd's previous scores for the Assassin's Creed franchise have received top honors for Best Original Music including the Gold Spirit Awards, Hollywood Music In Media Awards, GameSpot.com Readers' Choice, GameSpy.com Editors' Choice, Game Audio Network Guild Awards as well as nominations from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences, International Film Music Critics Association, IGN.com, G4 TV and Spike TV VGAs for Best Original Soundtrack. Developed and led by Ubisoft Montreal with the support and expertise of Ubisoft studios Annecy, Massive Entertainment, Quebec, Singapore and Bucharest, Assassin's Creed Revelations presents the most immersive experience available in the series to date and the culmination of Ezio's adventure. For more information on Assassin's Creed, visit:

www.assassinscreed.com

.

About Jesper Kyd

Award-winning Danish composer Jesper Kyd has created some of the most memorable soundtracks in genre entertainment. Internationally renowned for composing the unique, signature music soundtracks for multi-million selling franchises ASSASSIN'S CREED and HITMAN, Kyd's compelling and distinctive scores feature a diverse array of orchestra, choir, acoustic manipulations and electronic soundscapes, immersing audiences with emotional depth often described by critics as 'rousing,' 'surreal' and 'beautiful.' In film and television Kyd has composed for a wide variety of projects and different styles including the upcoming live action TV series HEAVY METAL aka Métal Hurlant (United Humanoids) based on the French graphic novels by legendary comic book artist Jean "Moebius" Giraud; THE RESISTANCE action sci-fi series (SyFy) produced by Sam Raimi's Ghost House Pictures and Starz Media; STAUNTON HILL (Anchor Bay Entertainment), the full-length horror / thriller directed by Cameron Romero, son of George A. Romero (Night of the Living Dead); and A PERFECT SOLDIER, the powerful real-life drama documenting the story of Aki Ra - a former child soldier trained by the Communist regime Khmer Rouge in Cambodia who dedicates his life to humanitarian efforts and removing the landmines that still inflict his country. Kyd is currently scoring the upcoming HEAVY METAL TV series and Cameron Romero's next film, RADICAL. He resides in Burbank, California and is represented by The Gorfaine-Schwartz Agency. For more information visit:

www.facebook.com/jesperkyd

or

www.twitter.com/jesperkyd

.

Related

More than 55 of the 2018 Fall Television and Streaming Series Rely on Blackmagic Design

More than 55 of the 2018 Fall Television and Streaming Series Rely on Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic Design today announced that the company’s production and post products were used to complete many of the fall 2018 season’s new and returning television shows and streaming series. More than 55 shows rely on Blackmagic Design’s digital film cameras; Fusion visual effects (VFX), compositing, 3D and motion graphics software; and DaVinci Resolve editing, color correction, VFX and digital audio software; as well as its switchers, routers, monitors and capture and playback devices.

Luxul_AMS-1208P

Jingle All the Way: Luxul's XMS-1208P Managed Gigabit Switch is Available for All CI Integrators this Holiday Season

Luxul, the leading innovator of IP networking solutions for AV integrators, today announced that it's giving CI integrators the gift of enterprise-level performance at affordable price points this holiday season. It doesn't matter if they've been naughty or nice, the company's XMS-1208P 12-port/18 PoE+ managed Gigabit switch — that delivers high-speed performance while enabling simple network expansion — is now available for all. And to ring in the new year, Luxul will begin shipping its AMS-1816P 18-port/16 PoE+ L2/L3 managed Gigabit switch in early January.

HoverCam_VV1

HoverCam Transforms Classrooms Fit for Future-Ready Students at Val Verde USD

HoverCam, an innovative technology leader in the digital education market, announced that Val Verde Unified School District (USD) in Parris, California, successfully installed HoverCam's Pilot digital teaching stations and CenterStage interactive flat panels (IFPs) in new STEM labs in the elementary schools, with plans for an eventual rollout to the district's middle and high schools. As part of the district's goal to create future-ready students, Val Verde USD chose HoverCam digital education solutions to address the rising challenge of updating classrooms and introducing curriculum with advanced systems that will prepare students for a rapidly changing career landscape.

ScreenShot2018-12-11at2.41.29PM.144822

The Sigma Holiday Sale Is Back!

Nothing makes gift giving as enjoyable as special prices on award-winning Sigma lenses and accessories; get the lens you’ve always craved or surprise a fellow shooter with the perfect present.

Riedel-Ruptly-Vans-3

Global News Agency Ruptly Relies on Riedel's MediorNet and Artist on Board New OB and DSNG Vehicles

Riedel's MediorNet real-time media network and Artist digital matrix intercom are providing the decentralized and redundant signal routing and communications backbone on board two all-new, state-of-the-art OB vehicles for Ruptly, a Berlin-based international news agency. Qvest Media, a world-leading system architect and integrator for the broadcast and media industries, designed and built the new broadcast van and DSNG vehicle.