Warren Ellis on soundtrack composition

Title:
Warren Ellis on soundtrack composition
NFSA ID:
1587598
Year:
2019
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Multi-instrumentalist Warren Ellis in conversation with John Olson.

In this clip Warren talks about composing for the film The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (Andrew Dominik, 2007), and the challenge of adjusting his mindset from unbridled improvisation to the stricter parameters of soundtrack composition.

Warren Ellis is a long-time collaborator with fellow Australian musician Nick Cave, and the violin playing frontman of the instrumental group, The Dirty Three.

Interviewer:
John Olson