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Thursday, October 17th, 2019  
Keeping Score – Carter Burwell on Branching Out with “Missing Link”

Jul 11, 2019 Web Exclusive

The great composer for human drama finds his way back to the world of animation. More

Michael Chambers on The Boogaloo Shrimp Documentary and 35th Anniversary of Breakin’

Apr 16, 2019 Web Exclusive

The influential street dancer and '80s pop icon features in a new, career-spanning documentary. More

Keeping Score – Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein on Their Score for Butterfly

Mar 25, 2019 Web Exclusive

What’s your next move after crafting the music to a television series that becomes a cultural sensation? That’s the question partners in retro synth composition Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein were suddenly faced with after their modular magic invoked the spectral universe of Stranger Things. More

Composer Kris Bowers On Working on Oscar Winner Green Book, Finding Early Success

Mar 12, 2019 Web Exclusive

Actor Mahershala Ali portrays Dr. Don Shirley onscreen, but he has 29-year-old composer Kris Bowers to thank for making him look authentic while playing the piano. More

Bo Burnham and Elsie Fisher on “Eighth Grade”

Aug 16, 2018 Web Exclusive

"We're both anxious, weird people," actress Elsie Fisher says, when asked how she is like Kayla Day, the idealistic and socially awkward 13-year-old vlogger she plays in Eighth Grade, the feature film debut from comedian Bo Burnham as writer and director.  More

Anna Meredith

Aug 03, 2018 Web Exclusive

Writer/director Bo Burnham wanted his film, Eighth Grade, not to feel cute but visceral, and he achieved that thanks in large part to British composer Anna Meredith's pulsating, kaleidoscopic score. More

Bo Burnham, Writer/Director of “Eighth Grade”

Jul 13, 2018 Web Exclusive

Writer/director Bo Burnham discusses his funny and empathetic debut feature, Eighth Grade, how his experience as an online personality informed the film, and why he chose to write about a 13-year-old girl.  More

Alex Wolff, star of “Hereditary”

Jun 08, 2018 Web Exclusive

Alex Wolff plays Peter, the eldest child of the Graham family. Although only 20 years old, the young actor has been working in the business since he was seven. In recent years, however, he’s had the opportunity to stretch out in more adult fare such as My Friend Dahmer and Patriots Day; last year’s Jumanji added a major blockbuster to his resume. It’s his raw performance in Hereditary, as a shell-shocked teen forced to cope with unthinkable tragedy, which may turn out to be his big breakthrough as an adult performer. More

Natalie Dormer & Director Anthony Byrne on ‘In Darkness’

May 25, 2018 Web Exclusive

A blind pianist, Sofia (Natalie Dormer), lives alone in her London apartment. When the woman who lives above her – the daughter of an accused war criminal – is found dead in an apparent suicide, Sofia’s the only person who might be able to unveil the truth behind what happened. In Darkness was co-written by Dormer and director Anthony Byrne, who have been a longtime couple off-set. We spoke to the two about the collaborative process that went into the film.  More