October 10, 2016 – Zhang Yang (also known as Yang Zhang) has won the award of Views of Worlds Film & Music Festival at Montreal. Yang won this award for her film-noir inspired EDM style music composition titled “The World Is A Retro.” She won this award in the category of “Best Music For A Non-Produced Film.”
Zhang Yang is known for her unconventional and futuristic compositions and giving the music a new touch of inspiration. She is a born creative-minded personality and has accomplished a lot with more to come in her illustrated career.
The originally US based Views of the World Film & Music Festival combines a passion for quality filmmaking and an interest in promoting social and environmental justice. The festival’s founders are juries composed by a team of world level industry experts with years of the A-list international festival running and film industry experiences. Yang’s recognition has established the fact that each of her creation is a masterpiece to entertain the audience worldwide.
The style of Zhang Yang’s work is diverse and unique with a blend of retro and future. This award-winning music composition is derived from her score project titled “Tikiwikifiki” for Flint Dille. Flint is known for his animated work for box office super hits such as Transformers and G.I. Joe. The whole score part evolves a sense of film noir style by infusing futuristic EDM music elements, re-defining the renaissance style by the touch of futurism. The way Zhang Yang works in the industry is like no other and has made it to the top due to her gifted abilities in the music industry.
“The cool thing about this music project is that it has a totally independent value while remaining the score function for this new media project. The chemistry between film noir and EDM is so organic; you can smell their seamless connection.” said Zhang Yang.
The Hollywood-based composer and producer is blending different styles of culture and music to remove the boundaries and differences of the East and West and create an all new art that is global. Currently, the multi-career faced composer, music producer and music entrepreneur launched her own digital music publishing startup titled “Mercury Orbit Music” in Los Angeles with the focus on the film scoring and soundtrack on an all-in-one music digital platform.