Action Film Composers Conduct Seminar

By Alice O’Neill

Alice O'Neill

Alice O’Neill

Here’s the best invitation you action film lovers could get. Come and hear top film composers explain their methods of composing music for blockbuster action films.

What: Newport Beach Film Festival – Seminar Series Presents:
Creating Music For the Action Film (and other genres)

When: April 27th 2014 – 3:30 PM

Where: Fashion Island Cinema 4
999 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach CA 92660

Admission: free

Hollywood’s leading action-film composers will discuss the process of creating the pulse-pounding, heart-racing scores for Hollywood blockbuster films. Often faced with the challenge of enhancing the on-screen fight scenes and explosions, the composers will offer insight into how the score works in harmony with the film’s visual elements, sound effects, and getting all of the elements to co-exist. Film clips will be shown. Moderated by Tim Greiving, writer for Variety, and frequent contributor to L.A. Weekly and Film Score Monthly.

Composer Panelists include:
John OttmanX-Men: Days of Future Past, Superman Returns

Christophe BeckFrozen, Edge of Tomorrow

Christopher YoungMonkey King, Spiderman 3

Marco BeltramiWorld War Z, I Robot

Stephen EndelmanRob the Mob, Home of The Brave


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