What goes into creating a successful film score? What makes for an effective director–composer relationship? We partner filmmakers and the composers they work with to answer these and other questions in this inspired roundtable discussion moderated by Doreen Ringer Ross, BMI vice president of film/TV relations.
Panelists include Abel Korzeniowski (composer) and Randy Moore (director) of Escape from Tomorrow; Dustin O’Halloran (composer) and Drake Doremus (director) of Breathe In; Miriam Cutler (composer) and Michèle Stephenson and Joe Brewster (directors) of American Promise; Ilan Eshkeri (composer) and Jerusha Hess (director) of Austenland; Ludwig Goransson (composer) and Ryan Coogler (director) of Fruitvale; Craig Wedren (composer) and Jill Soloway (director) of Afternoon Delight; Mark De Gli Antoni (composer) and Roger Ross Williams (director) of God Loves Uganda; Gary Lionelli (composer) and Robert Stone (director) of Pandora’s Promise; Marco d’Ambrosio (composer) and Jacob Kornbluth (director) of Inequity for All; Rob Simonsen (composer) and James Ponsoldt (director) of The Spectacular Now; Mark Isham (composer lab advisor), George Tillman (director) of The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete, Blake Neely (composer lab advisor), Peter Golub (composer and director of Sundance Composers Lab), Craig, Richey & R.J. Cutler The World According to Dick Cheney,and Lili Haydn (composer) and Freda Mock (director) of ANITA.
This event is open to all Festival credential holders and the general public as space permits.