Screening Interviews

As part of the SCL’s ongoing movie screening series, we take the time to interview the composer after the film and find out more about their work. Below, we have posted many of the interview recordings here for SCL members to enjoy.

The One and Only Ivan with Diane Warren


Songwriter Diane Warren chats with SCL Board Member Lynn Kowal about the song “Free” from The…

Greyhound with Blake Neely


Jon Burlingame of Variety chats with composer Blake Neely about scoring the World War II Action-Drama,…

Da 5 Bloods with Terence Blanchard


SCL President Ashley Irwin moderates a discussion and Q&A about the score for Spike Lee’s Da…

Nasrin with Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty


Songwriters Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, alongside producer Marcia Ross and writer/director/producer Jeff Kaufman, speak to…

News of the World with James Newton Howard


Composer James Newton Howard and Director Paul Greengrass speak to Tim Greiving about the score for…

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga with Savan Kotecha and David Dobkin


This Q&A for Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga features songwriter Savan Kotecha and…

Shirley with Tamar-kali


Composer Tamar-kali and Variety‘s Jazz Tangcay discuss the connection between score and story for the music…

The Midnight Sky with Alexandre Desplat


Variety‘s Jon Burlingame speaks with composer Alexandre Desplat about scoring the just-released drama, The Midnight Sky…

The Life Ahead with Diane Warren


Songwriter Diane Warren is joined by The Life Ahead director Edoardo Ponti and executive music producer…

Mulan with Harry Gregson-Williams


SCL President Ashley Irwin and composer Harry Gregson-Williams explore the score for Mulan (Disney).