Director Philippe de Broca and composer Georges Delerue, almost 50 years later The King Of Hearts still my favourite film and soundtrack. The marches and carnival compositions with beautiful semitone […]
I got a call in the early 90s from the head of A&R at Warner Music who would later dislike me forever after I wrote a critical article about what […]
Give the potential composer 5 minutes of your film to score with no direction for free or a small fee. See what comes back before actually making a final decision […]
Never heard of this film but feeling bored of current and the new arrivals started searching other sections. Found this with Yul Brynner and Marlon Brando in the first row […]
Reject something the potential composer does, see what happens. You want a composer who doesn’t throw a hissy fit if you show your veto power. You want a composer for […]
Sometimes people approach me to score a film and explain how to write the music. Weird when they do that; probably they never before worked with a composer. It is […]
Dennis Farina died today. The amazing actor in Get Shorty. Surprising to learn he was also a cop. I agree with the person who was amused with his language skills.
Where will David Ridgen find a suitable composer for his spooky feature debut? I know where.
I thought they might not pay me anything since they were firing me… I would have accepted that.
“Ya” Says Garret nodding and smiling at me as if any second I’m going to appreciate the punch line of a great joke.