This year I was once again invited to serve as an advisor at the Sundance Documentary Music and Sound Design lab at Skywalker Sound. This fantastic lab puts four filmmakers, four composers, and four sound designers together for a week to collaborate on a scene or two from each film. The atmosphere is supportive, but everyone feels the pressure to do something great. The Sundance staff - Peter Golub, Jarom Rowland, Tabitha Jackson, and Kristin Feeley are just the best. My co-a
I learned this morning that I've been nominated for an Emmy for my score for Deborah Garcia's beautiful film Symphony of the Soil. Wow! I'm jazzed. In the film we learn that soil is much more interesting than most people know, and is the key to all life on this amazing planet. Deborah has a beautiful touch, and the film is full of fascinating characters. The ceremony is October 5th in New York. Fingers crossed!