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Friday 17 July
7.00-8.00pm: Composer Interview and Live Musical Performance
Ilan Eshkeri, in Conversation with Ian Sapiro
London-based film and television composer Ilan Eshkeri, whose list of credits includes¬†Stardust (2007),¬†The Young Victoria¬†(2009),¬†The Snowman and the Snowdog¬†(2012) and¬†Shaun the Sheep¬†(2015), discusses his score for the 2014 film¬†Still Alice, directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland, and starring Julianne Moore. The session also includes live performance of parts of the score to illustrate the discussion and as¬†a short concert ahead of¬†a screening of the film.
Entry to this session and the screening that follows is not included in any of the conference ticket types.
A combined ticket to this pre-screening session and the following film can be purchased here.
8.00-9.45pm: Film Screening
Julianne Moore gives an Academy Award-, Golden Globe- and BAFTA-winning performance in Still Alice¬†as esteemed linguistics professor Alice Rowland, whose life unravels¬†when she develops early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease and begins to forget everyday words.
Entry to this screening and the interview session the precedes it¬†is not included in any of the conference ticket types.
A combined ticket¬†to this screening and the pre-screening interview and performance¬†can be purchased here.
Saturday 18 July
9.30-10.00am: Registration (refreshments available)
10.00-11.30am: Paper Session 1
A Film Composer‚Äôs Toolkit: Researching Personal Collections of Italian Composers (Panel Session)
- Angelo Francesco Lavagnino‚Äôs Musical Traces: One-way Journey to the Screen ‚Äď Alessandro Cecchi (University of Pisa)
- Tapes and Electronic Sources in Gino Marinuzzi Jr.‚Äôs Personal Collection¬†‚Äď Maurizio Corbella (University of Milan)
- Egisto¬†Macchi as Handyman¬†‚Äď¬†Marco Cosci (University of Pavia)
- Industry and Craftsmanship in Popular Cinema: The Case of Vasili Kojucharov¬†‚Äď Alessandro Bratus (University of Pavia)
12.00-1.00pm:¬†Paper session 2
Practical Considerations in¬†the Management of AV Archives
- Digitising, Organising and Managing an Audio-Visual Archive¬†‚Äď Trevor Jones Project Team (University of Leeds)
- The Barry Gray Archive¬†‚Äď Francois Evans (Middlesex University)
2.15-3.15pm:¬†Paper session 3
Copyright and Intellectual Property in AV Archives
- Archives and New Copyright Legislation ‚Äď Tim Padfield (Independent)
- Getting Rights Plugged In¬†‚Äď Annabelle Shaw (British Film Institute)
3.30-4.30pm: Paper session 4
Archival Study by Scholars and Composers
- Archival Research and the Study of the Concert Presentations of Film Music¬†‚Äď Emilio Audissino (University of Southampton)
- Angels in the Architecture, Archetypes in the Archive: Finding ‚ÄėSouth Africa‚Äô in the Production of Daio Marianelli‚Äôs Score for Goodbye Bafana¬†‚Äď Chris Letcher (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg)
4.30-4.45pm: Short Break
The Music of In the Name of the Father¬†(1993)
The¬†research¬†team for the AHRC-funded project¬†The Professional Career and Output of Trevor Jones draw on unique archival materials relating to Jones’s score for the 1993 film¬†In the Name of the Father. The various audio, video, textual and musical resources housed in the Trevor Jones Archive at the University of Leeds reveal aspects of the composer’s creative process as well as some of the underlying aesthetic and musical considerations that underpin the score.
This session and the screening that follows are free to delegates with a pass that includes¬†Saturday.
A combined ticket to¬†this pre-screening session and the following film can be purchased here.
In the Name of the Father (1993)
Directed by Jim Sheridan and with a score by Trevor Jones and songs by Bono and The Edge (U2),¬†In the Name of the Father¬†is based on¬†the story of the ‘Guildford Four’. Belfastian¬†Gerry Conlon (Daniel Day Lewis) and three of¬†his friends are falsely accused of the¬†bombing of the Guildford Pub in London in 1974, during the time of the troubles in Northern Ireland, with Gerry’s father Guiseppe¬†(Pete Postlethwaite) and other members of his extended family also charged¬†as accessories to the crime.
This screening and the session that precedes it¬†are free to delegates with a pass that includes¬†Saturday.
A combined ticket¬†to this screening and the pre-screening session can be purchased here.
8.00pm: Conference Dinner
Sunday 19 July
11.00-11.15am: Registration (refreshments available)
11.15am-12.45pm: Paper Session¬†5
History in the Archives
- Re-evaluating Silent Film Music at the Library of Congress¬†‚Äď Peter Graff (Case Western Reserve University)
- A Star is Born: Max Steiner in the Studios, 1930-39¬†‚Äď Nathan Platte (University of Iowa)
- The Fred Sternfeld Film-Music Box: An Introduction¬†‚Äď Ben Winters (Open University)
AV Archives at¬†the British Library
- Muir Mathieson and the Co-Composed Score¬†‚Äď Annabel Fleming-Brown (University of Glasgow/British Library)
- The British Library‚Äôs Francis Chagrin Collection: Joining the Dots¬†‚Äď Alexis Bennett (Goldsmiths)
2.45-3.00pm: Tea/coffee break
3.00-4.30pm: Round-Table Discussion and Closing Plenary
- Further details to be added in due course.