BMI Presents ‘Score to Screen’ at 2022 Sundance Film Festival | News

BMI’s programming for the 2022 Sundance Film Festival includes two virtual programmes record on screen Panels featuring conversations between Common, Patrick Warren, Amy Poehler and David Schwartz. Each discussion gives an inside look at the creative process of incorporating music into the film while diving into the relationship between the composer and the film director or producer. The festival will take place January 20-30 online, and on satellite screens across the country.

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Common and Patrick Warren: Alice


GRAMMY artist and Academy Award winner Common, along with award winning composer Patrick Warren, have co-produced and organized the music for the drama/thriller. Alice. The film tells the story of a brave young woman who escapes a life of slavery on a secluded farm in Georgia, only to realize that not everything is as it seems. Common, who also plays Frank in the film, and Warren talk about how they both came to work on this project, taking viewers into the inner workings of the film’s score, expanding on their creative process and beyond. Both the movie and record on screen The conversation premieres on January 23.

Amy Poehler and David Schwartz: Lucy and Desi


In her documentary directorial debut, Golden Globe- and Emmy-winning actress Amy Poehler and Emmy-nominated composer and Grammy-nominated David Schwartz begin a candid discussion of their work. Lucy and Desi, which chronicles the lives of loved ones Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. over body mass index record on screen, which was released on January 22 to coincide with the film’s premiere, the couple explains what drew them to the film, how they collaborated to integrate Lucille and Daisy’s professional and personal lives, and more.

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“We are thrilled to once again partner with Sundance Film Festival and provide two insightful discussions on music in films, with BMI’s record on screensaid Alex Flores, Senior Vice President of Innovation at BMI. “There are many BMI authors who have scored films that premiered at this year’s festival, and we are honored to provide a platform and continue our commitment to supporting and highlighting their great work.”

The Sundance Film Festival is the premiere of films featuring musical works by 20 BMI authors, including Aska Matsumiya (after yang), Carmen Vandenberg (Bring on the dancing horses), Chanda Dancy Morizawa (after the shock), Christopher Wong (mica), Gretchen Judd (Free Chul Soo Lee), Kyle Rodriguez (a job), Marcus Norris (Honk for Jesus. Save your soul.) , T. griffin (second chance), Tony Morales (Civil war) And many other things. For some of their thoughts on their score, please scroll down.

BMI authors and their first films

Chanda Dancy Morizawa

“My goal in achieving this outcome was to motivate people to stand up for black mothers and create positive change.”

after the shock 1/23 3:45 PM GMT

Christopher Wong

“The inspiration for the result came from the father; this is the first children’s movie I’ve worked on.”

mica 1/22 9:00 AM MST


Common and Patrick Warren

“The inspiration for this score came from her incredible journey through so many diverse musical styles and great musicians.”

Alice 1/23 at 6 pm GMT

Gary Leonelli

“My goal in achieving this outcome was to provide emotional support for the deeply tragic and needless loss of carrying two planes of people.”

The Fall: The Case Against Boeing 1/21 2:45 PM GMT

Gretchen Good

“The inspiration for this result came from the character of Chol Soo Lee himself, and the need to do justice to him.”

Free Chul Soo Lee 1/21 9:30 PM MST

Ian M Colletti

“My goal to achieve this result was to match the unique realism of the direction and direction of director Hannah Peterson.”

hero 1/20 at 9:00 am GMT


Jim Fairchild and Jacob Snyder

“We loved working on this movie because of training wheels It provided us with the perfect opportunity to start recording collaboratively.”

training wheels 1/20 at 9:00 am GMT

John Covarrubias

“My goal in achieving this result was to recreate the magical but frightening atmosphere that family spirits represent in Latin culture.”

fingerprint 1/20 at 9:00 am GMT

Kyle Rodriguez

“My goal in achieving this result was to give the film a musical language that sounds honest and unassuming.”

a job 1/20 at 9:00 am GMT

Marcus Norris

“My goal in achieving this result was to make the orchestra sound young, black, and brilliant, in an original, subtle way.”

Honk for Jesus. Save your soul. 1/23, 11:45 AM GMT

Tony Morales

“The inspiration for this score came from Mexico and Los Angeles. I wanted the music to reflect the iconic rivalry between the legendary boxers, Oscar de la Hoya and Julio Cesar Chavez.”

Civil war 1/20 at 5:30 PM MST

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