MIFF Talks - Art of the Score: The Film Music of Nick Cave and Warren Ellis Unclassified 15+
A live presentation of the film soundtrack podcast Art of the Score, a show that aims to explore, demystify and celebrate some of the greatest soundtracks of all time. In this session, the team dive into a selection of film music composed by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, including their scores from The Proposition, The Road and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.Panellists: Nicholas Buc, Daniel Golding and Andrew Pogson
Nicholas Buc is a composer, conductor and arranger. He has a Masters degree in Scoring for Film and Multimedia from New York University, where he received the Elmer Bernstein Award. He has written for ballet, theatre and television, whilst his film work has been screened at festivals and theatres around the world. He was nominated for Best Original Song in the 2007 APRA-AGSC Screen Music Awards and was winner of the 2015 NYU Film Scoring Competition. He is also a highly sought after conductor for live film concerts, including Psycho, E.T., Harry Potter and Back To The Future. He has appeared with all the Australian symphony orchestras as well as the Minnesota Orchestra and Milwaukee Symphony.
Dr Dan Golding is a Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication at Swinburne University and the host of Screen Sounds on ABC Classic. In 2018, Dan presented What Is Music for ABC iView and Triple J with Linda Marigliano. He is an award-winning writer with over 200 publications (ABC Arts, Crikey, Buzzfeed, Meanjin, Kotaku), and a video essayist with 1 million views on YouTube. His new book, Star Wars After Lucas, is out now and published by the University of Minnesota Press. Dan also co-wrote Game Changers (Affirm Press, 2016), made the soundtracks to Push Me Pull You (PS4, 2016), and The Haunted Island (PC, 2018) and from 2014-2017 was director of the Freeplay Independent Games Festival.
Andrew Pogson is a producer, director and jazz musician who has worked in the music industry for over 20 years. He is currently Special Projects Manager at the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, having programmed shows with artists like Sting, Randy Newman, Tim Minchin and Flight Facilities, along with movie projects like the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Back to the Future, Star Trek and Raiders of the Lost Ark. Andrew has also produced and directed many world premieres with the MSO such as The Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular, Video Games Unplugged, Babe in Concert and This Gaming Life with music comedy trio Tripod (where he also hosts their podcast Perfectly Good Podcast).