Module 6 – Composers Tell Their Story

Film composers have different approaches to finding their sound, to telling a film story through music. Here are a few to engage with.

Noel Manning interviews film composer Junkie XL about the soundtrack to the Mad Max: Fury Road (the first 15-minutes). Follow this link to check out the Junkie XL Mad Max: Fury Road soundtrack – smarturl.it/madmax_i

JunkieXL composer of Mad Max: Fury and Justice League talks with Noel T. Manning II (check out the first 15-minutes)

Critics Choice Award winning (and Oscar-winning) Film composer Steven Price has been connected to greats like Trevor Jones and Hans Zimmer, and with work on such films as “Lord of the Rings” and “Batman Begins” – his work on the George Clooney Sandra Bullock vehicle “Gravity” has impressed audiences and critics alike for bringing the emotions, the atmosphere and chaos of “Gravity” to life.

In this episode of Cinemascene, Price talks with WGWG film critic Noel T. Manning II about his career, his approach to composing and the unique approach to “Gravity”-project.

Steven Price, Oscar-winner for Gravity

On this edition of Cinemascene on WGWG.org, Noel T. Manning II interviews multi award-winning composer Justin Hurwitz. Dialogue includes insight into Justin’s musical heritage & his sonic journey through Whiplash, LaLa Land & First Man. #Oscars #Goldeglobes #Criticschoice #Grammy

On this week’s Cinemascene, Noel talks to Oscar-nominated Marco Beltrami about his work on the soundtrack for the film Logan. He is also known for his work on 3:10 to Yuma, The Hurt Locker, and World War Z.

Cinemascene hosts film composers the Newton Brothers on @wgwgdotorg. They share their approach to film soundtracks and their music history with Noel T Manning II. The Newton Brothers have worked on such projects as Dr. Sleep, Ouija: Origin of Evil and The Haunting of Hill House .

The Newton Brothers (Dr. Sleep, Ouiji, The Haunting of Hill House, Oculus, Gerald’s Game)

Film composer Ryan Amon was discovered on YouTube by “District 9” director Neil Blomkamp and recruited to compose the score for the new Jodie Foster and Matt Damon vehicle, “Elysium.”

In this episode of Cinemascene, Ryan talks with WGWG film critic Noel T. Manning II about his career, his approach to composing and the unique approach to Elysium-project.

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