Every month A Place for Film will bring you a selection of films from our group of regular bloggers. Even though these films aren’t currently being screened at the IU Cinema, this series will reflect the varied programming that can be found at the Cinema, as well as demonstrate the eclectic tastes of the bloggers…. Read more »
Tag: silent film
IU Cinema’s Social Media Specialist Caitlyn Stevens had the chance to interview Ryan Norris, founder of experimental music organization Coupler, about the experience of composing and performing the commissioned original score for the 1925 silent film Our Heavenly Bodies. In this exchange, Norris talks about his love of movies, the juxtaposition of sound and image,… Read more »
Welcome to Score Keeping, a feature where I dive into overlooked and highly praised songs, scores and soundtracks that accompany great films. Today, however, I sit down and talk to a composer with an upcoming performance at the IU Cinema.
This Saturday IU Cinema will present a World Premiere of a new orchestral score for Body and Soul. To learn more about what was involved in creating a completely new score for a silent film, I spoke with Eun-Chul “Charlie” Oh—IU student, composer, and 2016 winner of the Jon Vickers Film Scoring Award; and Larry Groupé, an Emmy Award… Read more »
The IU Cinema has had a great track record hosting live accompaniment and composers for its presentation of silent films. Films such as Blackmail, Metropolis and The General have all gotten the live orchestral treatment under the IU Cinema roof. However, this past year the cinema invited a group of musicians that had a little… Read more »