TITLE

Hans Zimmer's Scoring Collective

AUTHOR(S)
Hurwitz, Matt
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Mix;Sep2007, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features film composer Hans Zimmer's room at Remote Control Productions in Santa Monica, California. Zimmer employs a unique procedure for his scoring work. He avoids the usual spotting sessions. He begins by meeting with the director to discuss the film. He then picks a theme and makes a 20-minute suite which he plays for the producer and the director.
ACCESSION #
26954069

 

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