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Composers Lab: LA Spotify Playlist Featuring Music From Saving Mr. Banks, Arrow, and more

Posted Apr 3, 2014, by Jarom Rowland, Manager, Film Music Program

Sounds of Sundance: Music From Saving Mr. Banks, Arrow, and more

On April 12 in Los Angeles, the Sundance Institute Film Music Program will host the third annual Composers Lab: L.A. featuring…

Listen to the ComposersLab: LA Spotify Playlist

Posted May 10, 2013, by Jarom Rowland, Manager, Film Music Program

Listen to the ComposersLab: LA Spotify Playlist

On May 18 in Los Angeles, the Sundance Institute Film Music Program will host the third annual ComposersLab: L.A. featuring a…

Sundance London Preview: T Bone Burnett on Marrying Music and Film

Posted Mar 29, 2012, by Christine Spines

Sundance London Preview: T Bone Burnett on Marrying Music and Film

There is no shortage of creative hyphenates of the musician-composer variety who would argue that measure of a great soundtrack…

The Ever-Expanding 2012 Festival Music Program

Posted Jan 17, 2012, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Coordinator

The Ever-Expanding 2012 Festival Music Program

Somewhere between the mind-blowing performances by musical luminaries like Lou Reed and Lyle Lovett -- and once prospective…

Musical Minds

Posted Jan 22, 2011, by Nate von Zumwalt

Musical Minds

An effective film score moves seamlessly with a film’s images, imitating the ebb and flow of a film’s tone, or offering a…

Redford Opens the 2011 Festival

Posted Jan 21, 2011, by Eric Hynes

Redford Opens the 2011 Festival

In the moments before the 2011 Sundance Film Festival officially launched with the annual Day One press conference at the…

Striking a Chord

Posted Aug 18, 2010, by Nate von Zumwalt

Striking a Chord

There is a visceral element involved in recognizing a great film score. Too often, as moviegoers, we fail to identify music as…

Listening to the Story

Posted Jan 29, 2010, by Mike Plante

Listening to the Story

Regardless of the size and type of a film, music plays a crucial role in setting its tone. Whatever plays over the speakers…

Music Theory

Posted Jan 22, 2010, by Julienne Lin

Music Theory

Not only are over 200 films being screened at the Sundance Film Festival this year, along with installations and panels, but a…

One on One: Cara Mertes and Michelle Satter

Posted Jan 20, 2010, by Bridgette Bates

One on One: Cara Mertes and Michelle Satter

The 2010 Sundance Film Festival is bringing 50,000 people to a snowy decked-with -colored-lights Main Street, that from a…