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(WEBINAR) Kathryn Bostic: Virtual Master Class in Film Composing

Co-presented between the Chicago Film Office and Chicago International Film Festival’s Industry Days.

Kathryn Bostic, the celebrated musical artist and composer of scores for films including Clemency, Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, and Dear White People, will present a special virtual master class to discuss her craft and artistic process in creating music for visual storytelling. Bostic, who became the first female African American score composer to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2016, will share her experiences and demystify the practice of composing for film and discuss working during the Covid-19 pandemic.

She will also give insights into the many varied highlights of her career, from composing for Broadway with August Wilson to her collaborations with musical artists including Nas, Ryuichi Sakamoto, and David Byrne to her work scoring films and adapting them for live orchestral performance.

Co-presented by the Chicago International Film Festival and the Chicago Film Office during the “Year of Chicago Music,” now extended into 2021.

Film composer and Columbia College Chicago’s Music Composition for the Screen Program Director Kubilay Üner will moderate.

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Event Details
08. 12. 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm