Two contemporary score composers compare approaches to music spotting and storytelling with score.
TYPE: Moderated Panel Discussion
ROOM: SIMON RAMO HALL
TIME: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Paul Haslinger is an LA-based, Austrian composer and electronic musician known for his involvement with legendary German group Tangerine Dream from 1986 till 1990, as well as his countless film, television, and video game scores. During the 1990s, he also released a few solo albums (three under his own name and one as Coma Virus) that explored various ethnic influences as well as industrial, dark ambient, and trip-hop. He has collaborated with Nona Hendryx, Jon Hassell, Lustmord, Fennesz, and many others.
Haslinger began scoring short films in the late ’90s, in addition to programming and arranging film scores by Graeme Revell, including The Siege, Pitch Black, and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider. Starting with 2000 HBO film Cheaters, Haslinger scored several films by director John Stockwell, including Crazy/Beautiful and Blue Crush. He began scoring video games with 2005’s Far Cry Instincts for Ubisoft Entertainment. Haslinger’s music for Showtime series Sleeper Cell was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2007. Other notable soundtracks Haslinger has composed include Death Race (2008), Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009), The Three Musketeers (2011), Underworld: Awakening (2012), Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016), and the AMC series Halt and Catch Fire.
Thomas Golubić is a Emmy nominated Los Angeles-based music supervisor, DJ and Grammy-nominated record producer, and current president of the Guild of Music Supervisors.
His music supervision credits include the AMC series Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, Better Call Saul, TURN: Washington’s Spies, Halt and Catch Fire, the Netflix series Grace & Frankie and Love, the Amazon series Sneaky Pete and Dangerous Book For Boys, the Hulu series Shut Eye, the CBS series Seal Team, and the HBO series Six Feet Under, among many other film & television projects. He is a founding and board member of the Guild of Music Supervisors, and is currently the head of their education committee. The Guild twice awarded Thomas with “Best Music Supervision in a Television Drama” for his work on Breaking Bad.
He was nominated for Outstanding Music Supervision at the 2017 Emmy Awards for his work on Better Call Saul season 3, and was twice nominated for Grammy awards for producing volumes 1 and 2 of the Six Feet Under soundtrack album, and with former partner Gary Calamar was responsible for the use of Sia’s “Breathe Me” in the final scene of the series.
Ben Frost (born 1980) is an Australian composer, producer and artist signed to Mute Records.
He has composed music for the films Sleeping Beauty, The Hunter, In Her Skin, The Deep and Super Dark Times, and co-composed Music for Solaris (with Daniel Bjarnason) which was inspired by both Stanislaw Lem's original novel and the 1972 Tarkovsky film Solaris. He is also the composer for Netflix's German supernatural thriller Dark and for the British television series Fortitude.