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Oscar © Winning Scores: Gravity 3D (15)+ ScreenTalk with Steven Price Wed September 14th 7pm, Barbican Cinema 2 UK/US 2013, Dir. Alfonso Cuarón, 91 min In partnership with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and curated by Academy Award nominated composer Gary Yershon, the Barbican is delighted to present the third in a series of screenings […].../ ➝
Oscar © Winning Scores: Shakespeare in Love (15)+ ScreenTalk with Stephen Warbeck
Wed June 15th 7pm, Barbican Cinema 1
UK, 1998, Dir. John Madden, 119 min
In partnership with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and curated by Academy Award nominated composer Gary Yershon, the Barbican is delighted to present the second in a series of screenings and talks with Oscar© -winning European composers.
Composer Stephen Warbeck has written scores for a huge range of film and TV productions, including Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Billy Elliot, the BBC’s The Hollow Crown series and the film for which he won his Academy Award, Shakespeare in Love. We’re very pleased to welcome him for this ScreenTalk, to discuss his work on this film and others.
Starring Joseph Fiennes as the Bard, Shakespeare in Lovefollows the imagined origins of Twelfth Night, as William falls in love with would-be actress Viola (Gwyneth Paltrow), while attempting to overcome his writer’s block to satisfy the theatrical demands of Queen Elizabeth I (Judi Dench).
photo by Luc Monsaert
Oscar © Winning Scores: The English Patient (15) + ScreenTalk with Gabriel Yared
Wed 20 April 7pm, Cinema 1
UK, 1996, Dir. Anthony Minghella, 156 min
In partnership with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and curated by Academy Award nominated composer Gary Yershon, the Barbican is delighted to present a new series of screenings and talks with Oscar© -winning European composers. Gabriel Yared’s remarkable artistic relationship with the late Anthony Minghella got off to an Academy Award-winning start with The English Patient, the story of the unfolding relationship between a nurse ( Juliette Binoche ) and her doomed patient – a horribly burned pilot ( Ralph Fiennes ) – in a crumbling villa in WWII Italy. The English Patient won 9 Oscars, including one for composer, Gabriel Yared.
Series Produced in collaboration with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Grand Scores 2016
GRAND SCORES 2016 : Best Orchestral Score (Mr Turner)
Patrick Doyle, Gary Yershon, Timo Hietala and Eric Serra attend the Moet & Chandon Grand Scores 2016 at Hotel De Rome on February 10, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. read more here
Nominated for a 2015 Oscar and Ivor Novello Award for his score to Mike Leigh’s highly acclaimed Mr Turner, Gary Yershon’s 40-year career as a composer – spanning film, television, theatre and radio – continues to grow and grow to this day. **Oscar Nomination for Best Original Score** **Ivor Novello Award Nomination 2015: Best Original […].../ ➝
A short animated film by The Brothers McLeod “One Year. One Film. One Second a Day.” One second of animation every day for the 365 days of the year 2013. No storyline, script or storyboard. The ideas come from things read, seen or experienced on the day, with a little artistic license for good measure. […].../ ➝
A Running Jump
Thin Man Films / Film4 / BBC Films Director: Mike Leigh Producers: Georgina Lowe, Ruth Mackenzie Starring: Eddie Marsan.../ ➝
In 2011, as part of the celebrations for the reopening of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre after a major renovation, the RSC asked The Brothers McLeod to make ‘Billy’ featuring William Shakespeare and his pet pig Francis. In each animation Billy searches for a crucial idea for one of his plays.
BILLY A Midsummer Night’s Dream
***Best Composer Nomination at 2010 European Film Award*** Thin Man Films / Film4 / United 09 Director: Mike Leigh Producer: Georgina Lowe Starring: Jim Broadbent, Ruth Sheen, Lesley Manville.../ ➝
Film4 / Ingenious Film Partners / Thin Man Films Director: Mike Leigh Producer: Simon Channing Williams Starring: Sally Hawkins, Eddie Marsan, Alexis Zegerman This was my first score for a film. I was fifty-four years old, rather late, in movie industry terms, to be making such a debut. I felt at ease, though, because I’d […].../ ➝
Trial & Retribution IX – The Lovers
Isle of Man Films Directors: Tristram Powell Producers: Christopher Hall, Lynda La Plante, Starring: Michael Feast, Marcia Warren.../ ➝
Trial and Retribution, Part X – The Sins of the Father
La Plante Productions, ITV 2005 Synopsis: Michael is arrested and charged with her murder. He’s not very cooperative with his barrister and he is clearly hiding something. ….../ ➝
Ebb and Flo
Ebb and Flo is an animated children’s television series of 26 five minute episodes. It aired on Five in the UK and on Nick Jr. (part of Zee’s Bookshelf), in the United States. The show has been seen in over 100 territories worldwide. Ebb and Flo is based on a series of books by Jane Simmons. The show was directed and co-produced by Kate Canning of London based Canning Factory with executive production by Genevieve Dexter. (Wikepedia)
Thin Man Films / Goldwyn Films Director: Mike Leigh Producers: Simon Channing Williams Starring: Jim Broadbent, Allan Corduner, Timothy Spall, Lesley Manville.../ ➝
Actors and directors explore scenes from Macbeth. The film uses elements of the play as a springboard for telling stories without using words, and for counterpointing speech with an expressive and detailed physical language. Originated at the National Theatre (London) studio staged by Phyllida Lloyd. Film Director Margaret Williams / Producer Anne Beresford / Music […].../ ➝
Police forces around the country appeal for viewers’ help to solve serious crime. Presented by Nick Ross and Sue Cook with Supt David Hatcher and Det Conjacqui Hames. Producer Liz Mills. Editor Nikki Cheetham..../ ➝
The House of Eliott
The House of Eliott is a British television series produced and broadcast by the BBC in three series between 1991 and 1994. The series starred Stella Gonet as Beatrice Eliott and Louise Lombard as Evangeline Eliott, two sisters in 1920s London who establish a dressmaking business and eventually their own haute couture fashion house, Maggie […].../ ➝
The Canning Factory/C4 A series for Channel 4 based on Kate Canning’s picture books about a shambolic art gallery. The international collection of paintings and sculptures come to life aided by a resident rat (voice – George Melly, jazz singer and art expert) and his friend, a Henry Moore sheep. .../ ➝