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SCL Online Screening + Q&A: THE WITCHER w/Sonya Belousova, Giona Ostinelli & Jenny Klein [LA Online]

May 20, 2020   |   6:30pm PDT   |   Screening

Composers + Music Producers + Songwriters
 “Toss a Coin to Your Witcher”

Writer + Co-Executive Producer + Lyricist
 “Toss a Coin to Your Witcher” 

Music Entrepreneur + Cellist + Composer

Screening Link available upon Registration

YouTube Live Stream Q&A :
Wednesday, May 20, 6:30PM (PDT)

The panel will include an exclusive live performance by The Witcher composers
Sonya Belousova, Giona Ostinelli, and Grammy-nominated cellist, Tina Guo. 


Based on the best-selling fantasy series, The Witcher is an epic tale of fate and family. Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. But when destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress, and a young princess with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent together.   TV-MA | 60 min

Sonya Belousova & Giona Ostinelli have created a sensation with their critically acclaimed and commercially successful soundtrack to Netflix’s massive fantasy series The Witcher starring Henry Cavill. The Witcher Original Soundtrack Album, featuring songs and score written and produced for the series by Belousova & Ostinelli, hit #1 in the iTunes Top Soundtracks charts worldwide and has continued to sell and stream in amazing numbers, hitting top ten Rock and Pop Albums lists in every major territory in the world and breaking into the Billboard charts: Billboard Top Current Albums, Billboard Top Album Sales, Billboard Top 10 Soundtrack Albums, The Billboard 200. The duo also delivered the surprise rock hit of the season – “Toss a Coin to Your Witcher”, which hit #1 on the Billboard Rock Sales Chart and quickly became a worldwide viral sensation. Since its release, the song has topped the charts, amassed millions of listens, inspired hundreds of incredibly diverse YouTube cover versions, and rave reviews from critics: “The song of winter, fall, spring, and summer… A bonafide bop… A musical masterpiece” (Buzzfeed). Variety named Belousova & Ostinelli to this year’s coveted Variety’s 10 Composers To Watch list.

Belousova & Ostinelli have previously collaborated on multiple projects including Amazon Studio’s The Romanoffs, from Mad Men creator and nine-time Emmy-winner Matthew Weiner, Facebook Watch’s premiere drama series, Sacred Lies, created by Emmy-nominated Raelle Tucker and executive produced by Tucker and Blumhouse Television, Paramount Network’s adaptation of the Stephen King novel, The Mist, the feature film M.F.A., starring Francesca Eastwood, which earned the duo a coveted spot on Taste of Cinema’s 10 Best Film Scores of 2017. The duo is looking forward to premiering their Suite from The Witcher in front of a sold-out audience at the 2021 Krakow International Film Music Festival.

Jenny Klein is a Hugo-nominated writer/producer whose work includes the hit Netflix series, The Witcher, for which she served as Co-Executive Producer and wrote the lyrics for the hit single, “Toss A Coin To Your Witcher”. Currently, in an overall deal with Amazon Studios, Klein is developing new television for Amazon while working as Co-Executive Producer on Daisy Jones & The Six, a new limited series executive produced by Reese Witherspoon and directed by Mulan director Niki Caro. Previously, Klein wrote for and produced Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger, Amazon’s The Tick, Facebook Watch’s premiere drama series Sacred Lies, and the CW’s Supernatural, where she enjoyed an eight-year run since starting her career on the show as the writers’ office PA.
  • FREE for current SCL members (click HERE to check membership status).
  • Attendees will be emailed a Screening Link upon RSVP and a Q&A YouTube Live Stream link on Thursday, May 14, 10 minutes before Q&A start.
  • Only the SCL Host, Moderator, and Panelists will be visible on screen.
  • 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.