Tag: Interviews

Sebastian Pecznik on working with live musicians on film scores

"To decide what to do with the music budget is where experience and both techniques and having studied music really come in handy."

/ 29th October 2017

Watch Johnny Klimek speak about the music in Babylon Berlin

The new TV series Babylon Berlin is out now in Germany, Austria, Italy, the UK and Ireland via Sky. Babylon Berlin will be available worldwide via Netflix (release date tba)....

/ 17th October 2017

Dirk Ehlert on the creative process behind his solo album Elements

German composer Dirk Ehlert has been working in the trailer and production music industry for almost six years. With a background in symphonic metal, he now works with various production...

/ 25th August 2017

Krakow FMF 2017: Interview with Brian Tyler

Brian Tyler has spent the last few years bursting onto the scene. He has quickly become known for some of the biggest projects out there. He has scored films that...

/ 13th August 2017

The Neverending Story Live in Concert at the Krakow Film Music Festival

The tenth iteration of the International Film Music Festival in Krakow had many highlights in store for its visitors, but the biggest one and only true standout for me certainly...

/ 11th August 2017

Behind the Cuts: David Schumann about the development of movie trailers

In our series of articles, we shine the spotlight on masters of sleight of hand, men and women in the industry whose work is largely visual, but nevertheless work heavily...

/ 19th July 2017

Creating Life: Behind the Sound Design of Anki’s Robot Cozmo

Cozmo, Anki‘s latest robot toy, is a smash hit. Since its US release in October 2016, it has amassed over a thousand reviews on its Amazon product page, averaging four-and-a...

/ 4th June 2017
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Q&A with Planet Earth II composers Jacob Shea and Jasha Klebe

Following our review of Jacob Shea’s and Jasha Klebe’s score for BBC’s Planet Earth II (main theme by Hans Zimmer) we were curious about the process behind the wonderful score and...

/ 15th February 2017
Don't be precious - Jeff Russo on starting out as a Screen Music Composer

“Don’t be precious” – Jeff Russo on starting out as a Screen Music Composer

At this year’s Soundtrack_Cologne 13 we were fortunate to sit down with composer Jeff Russo (Fargo, Manhattan, Legion) to hear more about his creative process. While an extensive article on his work...

/ 12th December 2016

Danny Jacob on scoring Disney’s TV series ‘Milo Murphy’s Law’

Practically everyone has heard of Murphy’s Law that “anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” What happens when you create an entire TV series based on this specific law …...

/ 9th November 2016

“Pursue what you may not expect”: Tips for Screen Music Composers from Danny Jacob

In our recent interview with three-time Emmy nominated composer Danny Jacob, he mentioned a few tips to keep in mind as a screen music composer. Danny has a background as the...

/ 9th November 2016

Tips for young composers from Richard Jacques (James Bond 007: Blood Stone, Mass Effect)

When speaking with Multi-award winning, BAFTA and IVOR NOVELLO nominated composer Richard Jacques about his album ‘Heroville‘, he mentioned a few things to keep in mind when starting out in...

/ 19th October 2016