Exclusive: Video Interview…’The Book of Life’ Creative Team – Jorge R. Gutierrez, Paul Sullivan and Augusto Schillaci

This Fall, 20th Century Fox and producer Guillermo del Toro will bring an animated film unlike any other to theaters. In advance of the October premiere, we got an exclusive tour of Dallas-based animation studio Reel FX. While there, we were treated to an inside look at the film (click here to read about our […]

Exclusive: A Look Inside Reel FX and ‘The Book of Life’

Reel FX is a Dallas-based company that has seen their fair share of the commercial animation world. In the last two decades, they have lent their digital magic to a multitude of projects, both large and small. The company also maintains a Santa Monica location but the unassuming brick building here in North Texas houses a […]

Exclusive: Interview (Part I)…’Ender’s Game’ Composer Steve Jablonsky

For more than a decade Steve Jablonsky has been composing riveting scores for some of Hollywood’s most bombastic blockbuster films. From the Japanese anime Steamboy (directed by legendary filmmaker Katsuhiro Otomo), to Michael Bay’s The Island and Transformers series to scoring no less than 4 feature films in 2013 alone, Jablonsky’s epic sounds have become a staple in […]

Exclusive: Interview (Part II)…Film Composer Harry Gregson-Williams Talks Tony Scott, Hans Zimmer and His Career

A veteran of the film music world Harry Gregson-Williams has composed scores for more than 50 films including The Town, the Shrek series, The Chronicles of Narnia, and many, many others (including the Metal Gear Solid video game series), in addition to a slew of Tony and Ridley Scott films which make up a large portion of […]

Exclusive: Interview (Part I)…Film Composer Harry Gregson-Williams Discusses Scoring ‘The East’

As much as we love films at GST, we love film scores just a little bit more. Zal Batmanglij’s amazing follow up to his stunning debut effort Sound of My Voice, The East resembles a smart ’70s styled throwback thriller that is smart, engaging and dripping with cool. One fine element in the cog of that […]

Exclusive: Interview (Part II)…Film Composer Brian Tyler

Welcome back for Part II of our exclusive interview with film composer Brian Tyler. Yesterday we posted the first half of our session with him and touched on his sensational scores to Iron Man 3 and Now You See Me (which opens nation-wide) today. So sit back and enjoy some more insights into the world of […]

Exclusive: Interview (Part I)…Film Composer Brian Tyler Talks ‘Now You See Me’ and ‘Iron Man 3’

Brian Tyler is a film composer who is no stranger to high energy and action-oriented films. In fact there’s not a lot on his resume that isn’t an adrenaline-fueled thrill ride. This May audiences got a taste of Brian’s unique musical styling in both Shane Black’s Iron Man 3 and Louis Leterrier’s Now You See Me. […]

Exclusive: Interview…Disney Animator & ‘Paperman’ Director John Kahrs

Editor’s Note: This interview was held following the animated short film sequence back in September at the 2102 Fantastic Fest. We held on to this to coincide with its screening ahead of Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph which opens Friday November 2nd. Part passion project, part experiment, Disney animator John Kahrs‘ short film Paperman is a wonderful combination of traditional 2D animation and […]

Exclusive: Video Interview…Film Composer Michael Giacchino

To close out their Masters of Film Music series, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra has invited Oscar-winning film composer Michael Giacchino (pronounced “Juh-keen-oh“) to conduct a retrospective concert from May 18th – 20th. The set list, which he’s calling Stories of Islands, Balloons and Space, will include a number of his most popular and well-loved themes/music including Lost, Up, Star Trek, Super 8 and Ratatoulie. While […]

Exclusive: Interview…Film Composer Michael Giacchino

This week, Oscar-winning film composer Michael Giacchino (Star Trek, Super 8, Up, The Incredibles) will hold an exclusive 3 night engagement with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. The retrospective concert experience will feature a set list of Giacchino’s finest works with an added bonus; Michael himself will be conducting his well-loved themes at the Meyerson Symphony Center from May 18th – 20th. In a very fun […]

Exclusive: Video Interview…Film Composer James Newton Howard

Oscar-nominated film composer James Newton Howard was invited to Dallas to perform some of his favorite and well known cinematic themes as the first performance kicking-off the 2012 Masters of Film Music series with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. But before he conducted his fantastic live retrospective concert, he agreed to meet with G-S-T for an exclusive interview. Due to […]