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The Girl from Plainville

May 26 @ 1:00 pm 2:00 pm PDT

Composers

LEOPOLD ROSS

NICK CHUBA

Co-Showrunner

PATRICK MACMANUS

MODERATED BY BYRON BURTON (Awards Focus)

Screening Link available upon Registration

YouTube Live Stream Q&A 

Thursday, May 26, 1:00PM (PT)

The Girl From Plainville is inspired by a true story of Michelle Carter’s unprecedented “texting-suicide” case. Based on the Esquire article of the same name by Jesse Barron, the limited series explores Carter’s relationship with Conrad Roy III and the events that led to his death and, later, her conviction of involuntary manslaughter. TV-MA | 45mins

Leopold Ross is an English musician and composer. He began his career writing and performing in the bands Nojahoda, Error, Io Echo, and The Big Pink, while also simultaneously producing for notable acts such as Grace Jones, Korn, and Brigitte Fontaine.

Ross’s scoring career began with the Hughes Brothers’ critically acclaimed film, The Book of Eli. His extensive television and film credits have led him to collaborate with legendary directors including Michael Mann, Harmony Korine, and John Hillcoat. He has served as a co-composer on projects including the Peacock series Dr. Death, the Netflix documentary Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal, the AMC drama series Dispatches From Elsewhere, Netflix’s Black Mirror episode, Crocodile, and the Hulu limited series The Girl From Plainville. Leopold Ross resides in Los Angeles, California.

Nick Chuba is a composer living and working in Los Angeles, CA. After studying at USC’s Thornton School of Music, he began working for Atticus Ross and has worked on numerous projects with him since 2014. Chuba has collaborated with Atticus and Leopold Ross on scores for titles including the Netflix documentary Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal, and the Peacock series, Dr. Death. He also co-scored the Hulu series The Girl From Plainville with Leopold Ross.

Patrick Macmanus serves as a writer, executive producer, and co-showrunner, alongside Liz Hannah, on Hulu’s The Girl from Plainville starring Elle Fanning. Macmanus recently served as writer, executive producer, and showrunner on the Critics Choice Awards—nominated Dr. Death for NBCUniversal’s streaming service Peacock. Macmanus has developed several series at AMC, Starz, ABC, Sony Pictures Television, Fox Television Studios, NBC, Tribeca, CBS, Amazon, Netflix, and more. He previously worked on SYFY’s Happy!, starring Chris Meloni. In 2021, Macmanus expanded his production company, Littleton Road Productions, and formed Littleton Road Philanthropy with the goal of telling socially responsible stories and providing a call to action on culturally significant issues.

Macmanus was born in Ohio, raised in New Jersey, and lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two sons.

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Attendees will be emailed a Screening Link upon Registration and a Q&A YouTube Live Stream link on Thursday, May 26, 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.