Emergent composer and co-creator of New York-based artist collective, Found Objects discusses what he learned from apprenticing for Philip Glass, how he conveyed the grandiosity of Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning tome in his work on The Goldfinch, the tripartite musical through-line in his highly stylized synth score for Bloodline, and what he has in store for M. Night Shyamalan’s Servant.
Imposing two-time Emmy winning composer speaks on how his iconic main title theme shaped the musical vernacular of Downton Abbey, re-examining his scores from all six seasons to prepare for the long-anticipated Downton Abbey: The Movie, configuring the greatest hits of Downton Abbey for the concert stage, and his theory on the singular popularity of this phenomenon.
Transcendent electronic musician and ASCAP Award-winning television composer returns to discuss the connective musical threads in the penultimate season of Netflix’s traumatic young adult series, 13 Reasons Why, the societal value of shining a light on the dark side of contemporary American life, drawing inspiration from Peter Gabriel for his Duran Duran cover showcased in this year’s finale, and how he sampled his domesticated rescue squirrel for his latest Ancestor release, Motions Like These.
Hypnotic composer, producer, and founder of The Department of Recording and Power details his lifelong rejection of sonic mores, how David Fincher’s unorthodox prompt regarding ‘the death of disco’ ignited the season two musical identity of Mindhunter, making Netflix history with his chilling re-imagining of the main titles theme, and teases a comeback release from Louis XIV.
Formidable Grammy-winning and Emmy-nominated music supervisor speaks on his wild juggling act to bring the magic of musical theater to life on FX’s Fosse/Verdon, his full-blown investigation into the artistic achievements and personal histories of Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon, seeking guidance from their only child, Nicole Fosse to curate the source material, and his role in Jon M. Chu’s film adaptation of hit Broadway musical, In The Heights.
Elite Emmy-winning and Grammy-nominated music supervisor returns to discuss how they authentically rendered 1959 Jewish summer resort culture in the Catskills for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, consulting with a French drag queen to conduct research for the series’ elegant jaunt to Paris, using her skills of persuasion to bring together a ‘70s rock-driven soundtrack for Joe Berlinger’s Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, and reuniting with Luca Guadagnino for the forthcoming HBO limited series, We Are Who We Are.
Brilliant music supervisor and founder of Deep Cut Music returns to discuss how she accomplished a near-impossible feat in licensing the entire Homecoming soundtrack from classic pre-existing film scores, the disconcerting parallels between contemporary American life and Gilead in The Handmaid’s Tale, propelling creepiness and otherworldliness with country ballads and French singers on The Act, the liberating and tear-inducing Ariana Grande sync during the pool party in Shrill, and a hint of what’s to come in the final season of Legion.
Celebrated music supervisor, Head of Film/TV at Faber Music, and co-team leader for Faber Alt. speaks on the core skills she honed during her time at HotHouse Music under Becky Bentham, the integral role of the enigmatic band, Unloved in the musical tapestry of Killing Eve, highlighting the newfound vulnerability of fierce assassin, Villanelle in season two, and crafting musical juxtapositions within the calamitous world of You Were Never Really Here.
Decorated Tony, Grammy, and Emmy winning musical visionary discusses how he manifested fluidity in the cross-disciplinary sonic storytelling of Fosse/Verdon, re-imagining iconic numbers from Sweet Charity and Cabaret, the symbolism behind his melancholic original theme, and adapting his expertise to the medium of television on a grander scale than ever before.
Inspirational Senior Vice President: Film & TV Music / New Media at ASCAP speaks on mentoring the next wave of promising talent through the ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop, how the explosion of entertainment outlets is affecting composers at large, the evolution of the annual ASCAP Screen Music Awards, and the diverse film/TV related programming he has curated for this year’s “I Create Music” EXPO.
Daring recording artist, Golden Globe and Emmy nominated songwriter, and burgeoning composer speaks on the creative considerations behind Revelation, the original song he co-wrote with Troye Sivan and Jónsi of Sigur Rós for Joel Edgerton’s Boy Erased, crafting musical numbers for the queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race, and how creating the perfect breaker for Daya changed his life.
Fearless entrepreneur behind Extreme Music and Bleeding Fingers Music speaks on his punk rock beginnings, his uphill battle to change the industry’s impression of production music and build the largest grossing company of its kind, the genesis of his collaboration with Hans Zimmer, and his recent adventures in VR.
Downton Abbey: The Movie
Mr. Robot Vol. 6
IT Chapter Two
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
Rambo: Last Blood
When They See Us
Ready or Not
13 Reasons Why
The Handmaid’s Tale
The Art of Racing in the Rain
Hobbs and Shaw
The Peanut Butter Falcon
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
The Addams Family
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
Zombieland: Double Tap
Looking For Alaska
Catherine The Great
The Kominsky Method
Dolemite Is My Name