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Score: A Film Music Documentary

DFI Cinema

Matt Schrader / Feature Documentary / United States of America / 2016 / 93 min / Colour / DCP
In English / Arabic subtitles
Interests: Documentary, Music
Rated: Parental guidance is advised for viewers under the age of 13. Individuals under the age of 13 are not admitted into cinemas unless accompanied by an individual aged 18 or older.

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The dramatic moments of a film’s emotional climax are often driven by its score. This documentary gives a look into how composers develop some of the most iconic scores in history, chronically the creative challenges from the first few notes on a piano keyboard.
SCORE is an exploration in the power, influence and evolution of music in modern motion pictures and features some of cinema’s most recognized names in film music like Hans Zimmer, Danny Elfman, John Williams and Alexander Desplat.

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About the Director

Matt Schrader is an American documentary filmmaker and three-time Emmy-Award winning news producer. His work as special projects producer for agencies such as CBS and NBC allowed him to change lives and laws through investigative journalism, which led to millions of dollars returning to consumers and communities alike. A graduate of the University of Southern California’s Annanberg School of Cinematic Arts, he took a gamble by leaving CBS to pursue Score: A Film Music Documentary, his first feature-length documentary.


Matt Schrader
Matt Schrader
Robert Kraft, Trevor Thompson, Jonathan Willbanks, Nate Gold, Kenny Holmes
Matt Schrader, Kenny Holmes
Executive Producer
Matt Schrader, Jonathan Willbanks
Ryan Taubert
Kenny Holmes, Nate Gold

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