Category: Industry Spotlight

Interview with Carlos Rafael Rivera

Making the winning melodic moves with “The Queen’s Gambit”

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Interview with Will Bates

Piloting an alternative musical route to Mars while staying on earth with “Away”

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Interview with Tamar-kali

Creating a hauntingly surreal score for “Shirley’s” tale of madness and eroticism

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Interview with Kris Bowers

Musically marching on the side of the left, and right with “Mrs. America”

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Interview with Enis Rotthoff

Shooting a beat to kill for with “Guns Akimbo”

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Interview with Alexandre Desplat and Greta Gerwig

A composer and director create the ultimate musical love letter to Luisa May Alcott, with a difference

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Interview with Hildur Guðnadóttir

Hearing sympathy for a laughing devil with “Joker”

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Interview with Daniel Pemberton

Bringing a new musical spell to Thra with “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance”

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Interview with composer Stephen Endelman and filmmaker Raymond De Felitta

A neighborhood character-tuned collaboration hits another major emotional home run at the “Bottom of the 9th”

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Interview with Lesley Barber

Bringing a new talk show swing to her scoring by striking up the band of “Late Night”

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Interview with Disasterpeace

After playing the retro horror of IT FOLLOWS and the morally conflicted action of TRIPLE FRONTIER a tone-shifting composer now channels the film noir to be found UNDER THE SILVER LAKE

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Interview with Rob Simonsen

One of drama’s most creative composers ventures into the worlds of science fiction and superheroes with CAPTIVE STATE and FAST COLOR

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Interview with West Dylan Thordson

Assuming multiple musical identities for M. Night Shyamalan’s real world superheroes in “Glass”

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Interview with Danny Bensi, Saunder Jurriaans and Joel Edgerton

An eclectic indie composing duo team again with a daring filmmaker-actor to play the impossible conversion of “Boy Erased”

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Interview with Federico Jusid

Poetically playing the big questions of “Life Itself”

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Interview with Fabio Frizzi

A master of Italian horror scoring picks up the strings for a famed continental villain and his playthings with “Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich”

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Interview with Hildur Guðnadóttir

Taking the composing lead in the saga of “Sicario”

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Interview with John Massari

Reimagining an rocking 1950’s-style orchestral big top for the 80’s cult classic “Killer Klowns from Outer Space”

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Interview with Laurent Perez del Mar

Powerfully scoring between the words of reality and fantasy for “I Kill Giants”

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Interview with Alex Gibson

A music editor marches to Hans Zimmer’s rhythm for “Dunkirk” for a historic Oscar nomination as co-leader of the sound editorial troops

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Inteview with Daniel Pemberton

Cashing in with “All the Money in the World” and “Molly’s Game”

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Interview with Graham Reynolds

A composer who carries the indie torch for director Richard Linklater now picks up a 70’s rock groove for aging vets in “Last Flag Flying”

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Interview with Joseph Lo Duca and Don Mancini

The terror tag-team of composer and director for horror’s favorite Good Guy multiplies for an asylum holding the “Cult of Chucky”

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Interview with David Wingo

Finding the manchild enchantment of “Brigsby Bear”

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Interview with Daniel Hart

Hauntingly scoring the white sheet melancholy of the afterlife for “A Ghost Story”

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Interview with Geoff Zanelli

Captaining his own “Pirates” ship into The Devil’s Triangle for “Dead Men Tell No Tales”

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Interview with Bear McCreary

Linking indie relationship dysfunction with giant monster mashing for the music of “Colossal”

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Interview with Martin Tillman

A cello-driven composer powerfully evokes the tragic reality of “Cries from Syria”

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Interview with Paul Haslinger

A composer of full-throttle genre action finally goes to ask Alice for the first time with the climactic “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter”

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Interview with Marcelo Zarvos

Musically finding the right fit through August Wilson’s words as Denzel Washington stages “Fences” for the big screen

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