Composers from hit films and television shows such as Fantastic Four, Guardians of the Galaxy, Kingsman: Secret Service, The Odd Couple and The Girl Next Door discuss how they do what they do during a free seminar presented by the Newport Beach Film Festival Saturday.
Participating composers in “The Art of Music in Visual Media” free educational event and the projects they are known for are:
Marco Beltrami – Fantastic Four, Wolverine, The Hurt Locker
Tyler Bates – Guardians of the Galaxy, 300, John Wick
Matthew Margeson – Kingsman: Secret Service, Kick-Ass 2, Scouts vs. Zombies
Ryan Shore – The Millionaires' Unit, Cabin Fever 2, The Girl Next Door
Jason T. Miller – The Odd Couple (2015), 'Til Death, Out of Practice
The moderator is no slouch either. Jon Burlingame is USC Thornton School of Music adjunct assistant professor in the Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television program.
The seminar begins at 11 a.m. Saturday at Island Cinemas at Fashion Island, 999 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. For more information, visit: http://www.newportbeachfilmfest.com/2015/.
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