News Flash: BLOOD MOON featuring Joe Kraemer’s Score to open Hollyshorts Film Festival2016

July 31, 2016

The 12th annual HollyShorts Film Festival sponsored by BITPIX will open with alumni and festival Jury member Kenneth Kokin’s directorial debut BLOOD MOON written by Oscar Nominated Nicholas Kazan and produced by Tim Williams (In The Bedroom). The feature film stars Maya Kazan (The Knick), Frank Medrano (The Shawshank Redemption) and James Callis (Battle Star Galactica, Bridget Jones’s Diary). The innovative score […]


News Flash: Kraemer Joins the Hollywood Music Workshop

June 10, 2016

Hollywood Music Workshop is bringing Hollywood’s Music Elite to Austria for their 8th Annual Summer Academy:   X – Hollywood Talents such as composer JOE KRAEMER (“Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation”), award winning orchestrator CONRAD POPE, Emmy and Grammy nominated composer and arranger NAN SCHWARTZ, Academy Award nominated Sound Designer DENNIS SANDS, singer/songwriter LISBETH SCOTT, […]

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News Flash: Music Concert Held for Pope Paul John II Documentary

May 20, 2016

St. John Paul II’s role as a driving force in the fall of communist rule in Central and Eastern Europe is the focus of a new documentary illustrating how the late pope ensured a ‘revolution of conscience’ that was pivotal in the collapse of the Iron Curtain in 1989. The documentary will air on public […]


#TBT: La-La Land Records Releases “Favor”

March 07, 2016

La-La Land Records proudly presents its first digital download-only release, composer Joe Kraemer’s (THE WAY OF THE GUN, JACK REACHER) original motion picture score to the independent thriller FAVOR. Kraemer effectively weaves mood and menace in exciting fashion, creating a seductive musical soundscape for this dark, noir-ish tale of childhood friends who become embroiled in […]


News Flash: IFMCA Award Win!

February 26, 2016

The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) announced its list of nominees for excellence in musical scoring in 2015, for the 12th annual IFMCA Awards. The announcement came with a Best Original For An Action/Adventure/Thriller Film nomination for Joe Kraemer for work on MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION. This is his fist nomination for the IFMCAs and his […]


News Flash: Temping to Kraemer

February 19, 2016

Ron Howard’s editors stated in a recent interview that they temp to my score for “The Way of the Gun” in, almost, every movie they did in the early 2000s. How crazy is that? Mike hill had this to say: “We fell in love with the score of “The Way of the Gun” by Joe Kraemer and […]


News Flash: ‘Rouge Nation’ Listed In Best Scores Of 2015 List

February 04, 2016

“Joe Kraemer showed us how perfect an action score can be with Rogue Nation. This fully orchestral score stood above the rest not just in the action genre, but in the Mission Impossible series as well. Instead of shying away from the original themes, he broke them down and used them in ways we never […]

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News Flash: Rogue Nation Lands Another Top Score Mention

January 27, 2016

Mike is a huge film score fan like me. Reading his website, B+ Movie Blog, I was honored to find out he list my score for “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation” in the top  20. Very cool! He had this to say: “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation by Joe Kraemer — It’s big, it’s brassy, it’s fun. […]


From Joe: A Sit-Down with SCOREcast

January 13, 2016

Happy New Year everybody! I had a great sit-down interview with Deane and Brian from SCOREcast where we discussed an array of topics including Star Wars: The Force Awakens and my work in film. Then we get really nerdy to discuss Sonar programming, composer equipment, and more. Fun stuff! Listen to the full interview here.

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Newsflash: Rogue Nation Soundtrack Named Best Film Score of 2015

January 04, 2016

“The Mission: Impossible franchise has had mixed fortunes soundtrack-wise. So it’s ironic that the least-known composer to have taken on the mantle should be the one to show how it’s done. Kraemer follows in the footsteps of Danny Elfman, Hans Zimmer and Michael Giacchino, besting all of them with a terrifically exciting action score that […]