We start with two of rock and film music’s greatest minds. Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, fresh off the success of the film score to Gone Girl, will be delivering the keynote Q&A at the 2014 Billboard + Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Music Conference, taking place on Nov. 5 and 6 in Los Angeles.
Harvard Leadership put the spotlight on one of film music’s up-and-coming rock stars, Brian Tyler (Bug, Frailty, Paparazzi). The Los Angeles native speaks about his education at Harvard and UCLA, and growing his indie-film experience into composing scores for big-budget summer blockbusters.
Source: Harvard Leadership
Also in LA, specifically Royce Hall at UCLA — the Film Music Society, in collaboration with the American Youth Symphony, will be holding a celebration of film music on November 23. It starts with a symposium headed by guest conductor David Newman (Tarzan, Animals United). And it finishes with a concert titled “The Elfman Project III”, where members of the American Youth Symphony will be performing selections of guest conductor Danny Elfman‘s (Goodwill Hunting, Chicago) most iconic scores.
Source: Film Music Society Facebook
A screening of the film, The Theory of Everything will be shown at the iPic Theater on. The massive Academy Award contender features a score composed by Johann Johannson, who will be doing a Q&A after the screening.
Bonus! Arbel and Callie from our music team made a stellar appearance at The Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards held at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, CA. Fabulous!