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January 7, 2021 @ 6:30 pm 7:30 pm PST

Q&A with Composer


Moderated by JON BURLINGAME (Variety)

Screening Link Instructions provided with Registration Confirmation

YouTube Live Stream Q&A


Tom Hanks stars as a longtime Navy veteran who, as a first-time captain, is tasked with protecting a convoy of 37 ships carrying thousands of soldiers and much-needed supplies across the treacherous waters of the Atlantic during World War II. For five days with no air cover, the captain and his small force of three escort ships must make their way through an area of the ocean known as “the Black Pit,” battling Nazi U-boats while protecting their invaluable ships and soldiers. Greyhound is inspired by events during the Battle of the Atlantic, which took place in the earliest months of America’s alliance with Great Britain and the Allied Forces. Stephen Graham, Rob Morgan, and Elisabeth Shue star alongside Hanks. Greyhound was written by Tom Hanks, directed by Aaron Schneider, and produced by Gary Goetzman. PG-13 | 91mins

Blake Neely is an award-winning American composer, whose work spans film, television, and the concert world.  He has scored more than 30 television series and 15 films. His most recent projects include a commission from The Washington Ballet, the Tom Hanks feature film Greyhound, director Ryan White’s Assassins, and the HBO-Max original series, The Flight Attendant. After decades of work with uber-producer Greg Berlanti, he continues to score the CW’s All American, Arrow, The Flash, Riverdale, Supergirl, and Legends of Tomorrow, as well as the Netflix fan-favorite You. Neely’s documentary work covers a wide range of subjects, from CNN’s The Decades series to Visible: Out on Television, Ask Dr. Ruth, The Keepers, Serena, and The Case Against 8. He has received three EMMY® Award nominations for his scores to ABC’s Pan Am, the HBO mini-series The Pacific, and for his main title theme from the series Everwood. He is also the recipient of sixteen BMI Film & TV Awards. He has been a featured lecturer on film music at the Sundance Institute, University of Southern California, Columbia College, UCLA, Hollywood Music Workshop Vienna, the Conservatory of Music Puerto Rico, NYU, and the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.

His Cow On the Wall Studio (COWS) is located in North Hollywood, California.


FREE for current SCL members (click HERE to check membership status).

Attendees will be emailed a Screening Link upon Registration and a Q&A YouTube Live Stream link on Thursday, January 7, 10 minutes before Q&A start.

Attendees can ask questions on YouTube chat, and the SCL Host will pass them on to the Moderator. The SCL Member Code of Conduct applies to online Q&As.