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LISA GERRARD: COMPOSING MASTERCLASS

(MIFF 2011, Masterclasses)

LISA GERRARD: COMPOSING MASTERCLASS

Lisa Gerrard is an internationally renowned musician and film composer. First rising to prominence in ambient world music duo Dead Can Dance, she is also known for collaborations with a diverse range of popular musicians, including Orbital and Neil Finn.

In her work as a film composer, she has composed a number of acclaimed scores, including Michael Mann's The Insider, Ridley Scott's Gladiator, and Niki Caro's Whale Rider. She has also worked with some of film's most high profile composers, including Hans Zimmer and Ennio Morricone. She is the composer for MIFF 2011 presentation, Vibeke Løkkeberg's Tears of Gaza.

Join Lisa as she gives a rare insight into the creative process of composing for film.

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