Soundtrack

Interview: Benjamin Wallfisch

From classical orchestras to the art house films of Lars Von Triers, composer Benjamin Wallfisch has scored music for them all. M quizzed him on how he broke into Hollywood and the concert hall…

Interview: Mugstar

Mugstar are veterans of the UK’s psychedelic scene and one of the late, great John Peel’s favourite bands. M quizzed them about their numerous musical experiments and film projects…

Interview: Dario Marianelli

Oscar winning composer Dario Marianelli has written music for some of Hollywood’s biggest films including Atonement and Anna Karenina. M quizzes him on how he started writing music for the silver screen...

Interview: Jon Opstad

Silent Witness and Black Mirror composer Jon Opstad gives M the low-down on how to write music for screen and TV. For him, it’s all about who you know…

Interview: Debbie Wiseman

Debbie Wiseman MBE is one of the UK’s most popular composers for film and television, having written acclaimed scores for Othello, Land Girls and Wilde. M interviewed her about the power of music to transform a film…

Interview: Nick Ryan

Sound designer and Screened Music Network Masterclass presenter Nick Ryan works in the most innovative areas of visual media. We asked him what new composers need to do to break into these art forms…

Interview: Yati Durant

Yati Durant is music director and conductor of Edinburgh University’s Composition for Screen course. Here he divulges the best routes into writing music for the screen and video games…

Interview: 65daysofstatic

Sheffield’s math-rock heroes 65daysofstatic are one of the hardest working (and loudest) outfits out there. We quiz instrumentalist Paul Wolinski on their film score work and how they let their music do the talking…