2018 Houston Cinema Arts Festival
Congratulations to the CineSpace 2018 Finalists! See the full lineup of films and come this year’s CineSpace screening to see who wins the competition!
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Composer DONALD SOSIN and Violinist ALICIA SVIGALS on Composing for Silent Films | HCAF18
[[Time codes for interview questions below]]
Alicia Svigals was kind enough to play us a small piece of music from the film (which starts at 12:20 in this interview) so make sure to watch!
Sosin and Svigals came to HCAF18 for the film THE ANCIENT LAW (DAS ALTE GESETZ), a long-lost 1920's silent film for which they have composed a score.
00:05 : What is it like bringing your performance of this uncovered masterpiece to audiences?
02:39 : Does the audience response effect your performance every time?
03:39 : What do you think about HCAF's combining of different artistic disciplines?
05:32 : What inspired you during the process of scoring the film?
06:50 : What is it like working on a film like this together?
09:00 : What are your favorite film scores?
10:45 : How did the story of this film resonate with you both as artists?
12:20 : Alicia plays a short selection of music from the film
13:23 What do you hope audiences will take away from this experience?
Special thanks to Claudia Osorio of The Gallery Podcast!