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BMI’s Composer/Director Roundtable Dives Into Music’s Role in Film at 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Posted in News on January 29, 2015
Pictured at BMI’s annual Sundance Composer/Director Roundtable on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 (L–R): Top—BMI composer Dustin O'Halloran; director Prashant Nair; BMI composer Bryan Senti; director Michael Almereyda; director Christopher K. Walker; director Jared Hess; BMI’s VP, Film/TV Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross; BMI composer T. Griffin; BMI composer Keegan DeWitt and BMI composer Heather McIntosh. Bottom—BMI composer Peter Golub; director Chloé Zhao; BMI composer Miriam Cutler; BMI composer Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum; director Nikole Beckwith; BMI composer Ilan Eshkeri; director Matthew Heineman; BMI composer H. Scott Salinas; director Mora Stephens; director Jim Strouse and BMI composer Mark Orton.
Pictured at BMI’s annual Sundance Composer/Director Roundtable on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 (L–R): Top—BMI composer Dustin O'Halloran; director Prashant Nair; BMI composer Bryan Senti; director Michael Almereyda; director Christopher K. Walker; director Jared Hess; BMI’s VP, Film/TV Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross; BMI composer T. Griffin; BMI composer Keegan DeWitt and BMI composer Heather McIntosh. Bottom—BMI composer Peter Golub; director Chloé Zhao; BMI composer Miriam Cutler; BMI composer Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum; director Nikole Beckwith; BMI composer Ilan Eshkeri; director Matthew Heineman; BMI composer H. Scott Salinas; director Mora Stephens; director Jim Strouse and BMI composer Mark Orton.

Broadcast Music, Inc. hosted its annual Composer/Director Roundtable, “Music & Film: The Creative Process,” during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at the Sundance Filmmaker Lodge in Park City, Utah. Focused on the relationship between composer and director, the panel is a cornerstone event at the festival and examines the intricate role of music in film. The discussion included the formula for creating a successful film score and the elements of an effective composer/director relationship.

The discussion was moderated by BMI’s Vice President, Film/TV Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross. Panelists included the following:

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