Category: Scoring Sessions

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Interview with Michael Abels

Hearing ethnically satirical horror while breaking through with “Get Out”

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Interview with Andrew Lockington

Casting a soaring, romantic spell for an earthbound starboy

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Interview with Fernando Velazquez

Hearing the moving music of loss and fear when “A Monster Calls”

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Interview with Lesley Barber

Creating the classical songs of sadness that flow through “Manchester by the Sea”

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Interview with Mark Isham

Calculating an action hero with a uniquely special set of musical skills for “The Accountant”

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Interview with Christopher Lennertz

Slaying food isn’t musical kid’s stuff in “Sausage Party”

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Interview with Alex Somers

Finding the Zen of nature versus nurture with “Captain Fantastic”

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Interview with Cliff Martinez

Continuing a twisted collaboration with Nicolas Winding Refn as they take a retro-groovy catwalk to hell with “The Neon Demon”

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Interview with The Blair Brothers

A sibling-scoring band creates killer tension within the “Green Room”

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Interview with Mark Korven

Conjuring a devil’s coven for “The Witch”

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Interview with George Fenton

Parking with the humorously waltzing madness of “The Lady in the Van”

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Interview with Roque Baños

Stepping into a wider Hollywood ocean to tell a whale of a tragic tale “In the Heart of the Sea”

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Interview with Michael Brook

An immigrant composer with a vibe for the ethnic makes an Irish woman feel at home in “Brooklyn”

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Interview with Pedro Bromfman

A Brazilian composer often in the musical company of drug runners takes on the Colombian cocaine saga of Pablo Escobar for Netflix’s “Narcos”

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Interview with Christophe Beck

Getting small with a big, heroically bright and brash score for “Ant-Man”

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Interview with Andrew Lockington

For a composer with increasingly epic scores, “San Andreas” is truly The Big One

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Interview with Benjamin Wallfisch

Exploring elegiac musical frontiers with “Desert Dancer” and “Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain”

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Interview with John Debney

A busier-than-ever composer with a flair for fantasy surfaces with the biggest “SpongeBob” movie yet, then intimately hammers in “The Cobbler’s” quirky Klezmer-isms along with Devotchka’s Nick Urata

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Interview with Jason Moran

A jazzman marches with MLK for a powerful score that stands up to “Selma’s” oppression

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Interview with Justin Hurwitz and Tim Simonec

Two composers keep a mean jazz beat for a hopeful drummer and a soul-crushing teacher from hell in the stunning “Whiplash”

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Interview with Harry Gregson-Willams

Returning with a bang for filmmaker Antoine Fuqua and star Denzel Washington as a composer who put new-school action on the map for a revitalized “Equalizer”

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Interview with Max Richter

A composer on the creative edge of film scoring gets seriously animated alongside his “Waltz With Bashir” director Ari Folman

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Interview with Marco Beltrami

Taking a first class musical seat for a doom-driven train ride through an icy apocalypse – in any filmmaker’s language

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Interview with Andrew Hewitt

A composer hears “Double” with his delightfully surreal musical take on Dostoevsky

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Interview with Stephen Endelman

Stealing musical heart, and a great theme, for a true-life mob dramedy that’s stranger than fiction

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Interview with Angelo Badalamenti

Fighting an epic musical battle for “Stalingrad’s” soul

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Interview with Thomas Newman

The scion of a musical family salutes The Sherman Brothers while putting his own melancholy magic into “Saving Mr. Banks”

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Interview with Steven Price

A composer steps into an unknowable creative void to conjure a powerfully innovative score for the year’s most lauded sci-fact movie

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Interview with Matthew Margeson

Playing Hit-Man to Henry Jackman’s Kick-Ass as their dynamic duo returns to the hit themes, and new vigilantes of a home-made superhero franchise

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Interview with Benjamin Wallfisch

The British composer rocks like a Viking while wielding “The Hammer of the Gods”

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