Score Scores Big at Sedona Film Festival

George Lucas once said sound is 50% of the movie going experience. The new documentary from Matt Schrader SCORE proves that theory and then some, exploring film scoring as an art form.

It’s a high to watch and listen to. The edits are amazing. If you love film you’ll love SCORE.  5 stars!

The film features one of the best collection of composers ever interviewed.  Check out the list.

  • Hans Zimmer, composer (The Lion King, Gladiator, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Dark Knight trilogy, Inception, Interstellar)
  • Danny Elfman, composer (Batman, Edward Scissorhands, Spider-Man, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Alice in Wonderland)
  • John Powell, composer (The Bourne Trilogy, Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon)
  • Harry Gregson-Williams, composer (Shrek, Chronicles of Narnia, Man On Fire)
  • Brian Tyler, composer (Fast and Furious, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thor: The Dark World, Iron Man 3)
  • Howard Shore, composer (The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, The Departed)
  • Bear McCreary, composer (Battlestar Galactica, The Walking Dead, Agents of Shield)
  • John Debney, composer (The Passion of the ChristPrincess DiariesElfStar Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Marco Beltrami, composer (The Hurt Locker3:10 to YumaScreamResident Evil)
  • Patrick Doyle, composer (Sense and Sensibility, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Brave)
  • Tyler Bates, composer (Guardians of the Galaxy, Watchmen, 300)
  • Henry Jackman, composer (X-Men: First Class, Wreck-It Ralph, Captain Phillips, Big Hero 6)
  • Steve Jablonsky, composer (Transformers series, Desperate Housewives, Ender’s Game)
  • Christophe Beck, composer (Frozen, The Muppets, The Hangover)
  • David Newman, composer (The Mighty Ducks, Anastasia, Ice Age)
  • Heitor Pereira, composer (Despicable Me, The Smurfs, Minions)
  • Richard Sherman, composer (Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book, The Aristocats)
  • Garry Marshall, producer/director/actor (Happy Days, The Odd Couple, Pretty Woman)
  • Leonard Maltin, film critic and historian
  • Mark Mothersbaugh, member of Devo and composer (Rugrats, Happy Gilmore, The Lego Movie)
  • Christopher Lennertz, composer (Horrible Bosses, Identity Thief, Supernatural)
  • Joseph Trapanese, composer (Tron: Legacy, Earth to Echo, Insurgent)
  • Jon Burlingame, film music historian
  • Antonio Sanchez, composer (Birdman)
  • Christopher Young, composer (Drag Me To Hell, Swordfish, Rounders)
  • Conrad Pope, composer and orchestrator (Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones)
  • Buck Sanders, composer (World War Z, The Hurt Locker)
  • Deborah Lurie, composer (Footloose, Dear JohnNever Say Never)
  • Penka Kouneva, composer/orchestrator (Elysium, Transformers, Sherlock Holmes)
  • Dave Ewart, Hollywood “A-orchestra” violinist (Titanic, Avatar, Shawshank Redemption)
  • Robert Kraft, Kraftbox Entertainment
  • Amos Newman, film music agent
  • Richard Kraft, film music agent
  • Shawn LeMone, Vice President, Film & TV, ASCAP
  • Patrick Russ, President, Film Music Foundation
  • Daniel Schweiger, journalist, Film Music Magazine

Pictured from the lively Q&A, Director of Photography and c0-editor Kenny Holmes.



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