SCORE: A Film Music Documentary

SCORE: A Film Music Documentary


‘SCORE: A Film Music Documentary’ takes viewers behind the scenes to see how music for Hollywood movies is created, as explained in engaging interviews with a few dozen top composers such as Hans Zimmer, Danny Elfman, Randy Newman, Alexandre Desplat, Quincy Jones, Rachel Portman, Mychael Danna, and many others. The film will be followed by a Q&A with Psychology professor Dr. Siu-Lan Tan, who also appears in the film.

This documentary was named a New York Times Critics Pick and Top 10 Discovery of 2017 on iTunes, and has a 94% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

“SCORE: A Film Music Documentary spotlights such a rich and fascinating topic – the craft of motion picture scoring – that its mere presence proves a feast for the eyes and ears” – Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times

“SCORE does leave you with a real respect for these people, and their tireless search for ways to turn emotion into sound. An honest appreciation for their literally invisible work” – Stephen Whitty, Newark Star-Ledger

“A well researched, solidly constructed, star-studded look into a film community that has been vital since the days of silent pictures. Highly recommended” – Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune

The trailer can be viewed by clicking here

We are grateful to Hamilton Third Age Learning for their support of this screening.