Score: A Film Music Documentary by Matt Schrader
The film Score: A Film Music Documentary unites Hollywood’s top composers in front of the camera and provides a comprehensive insight into the musical challenges and creative secrets of the world’s most multi-faceted musical genre: film music. The film celebrated its German premiere at Filmfest Hamburg 2017 and will be released in German cinemas on January 4, 2018. The screening will be presented on January 9, 2018 at 8 pm at the Abaton Cinema of Media Sound Hamburg, the annual International Summer School for Film Music, Gamemusic and Sounddesign (June 8-17, 2018).
Since 2011 national and international film composers, game musicians and sound designers meet international industry professionals and renowned experts at the Elsa Brändström Haus in Hamburg-Blankenese. Previous guests in Hamburg included Michael Nyman, Chris Huelsbeck, Randy Thom, Alva Noto, Michel van Dyke, Hauschka, Annette Focks and Ben Burrt as well as three of the protagonists of the film Score: A Film Music Documentary, Patrick Doyle, Joe Kraemer and Christopher Young. The Oscar-winner Dario Marianelli (Abbitte/Atonement) was a scholarship holder with Hans-Joachim Esser-Mamat, director of MediaSoundHamburg before his great career in 1997.