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Composers Heard at ‘Babel’ Screening

Posted in News on November 21, 2006
BMI's Doreen Ringer Ross was on hand to support BMI Grammy and Oscar-winning composer Gustavo Santaolalla at a special screening of Paramount Vantage's film, Babel. The screening, presented by BMI and the Society of Composers & Lyricists, was followed by Q&A with Santaolalla. His musical partner celebrated composer Anibal Kerpel, SCL Executive Director Laura Dunn and renowned BMI composer Chris Farrell also participated.

Pictured at the Babel screening are the SCL's Laura Dunn, BMI composer Chris Farrell, BMI's Doreen Ringer Ross, BMI composer Gustavo Santaolalla and his partner Anibal Kerpel

Babel, starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett, centers around a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert who experience a tragedy that touches off an interlocking story involving six different families.

The Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL) is the non-profit and primary organization for actively working professional composers and lyricists, with a distinguished 60-year history in the fine art of creating music for motion pictures and television. The predecessor organization, the Screen Composers Association, began in 1945 with such legendary icons as Max Steiner, Bernard Herrmann, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Dimitri Tiomkin and David Raksin among others. Current SCL members include top creative professionals whose experience and expertise is focused on many of the creative, technological, legal, newsworthy and pressing issues of the film/television/game music industry today.

SOURCENews TAGS Film & TV Gustavo Santaolalla