Setting the Mood: The Importance of Music in Film
2019 NIFF Panel Discussion
Timo Chen, Composer (Go Back to China)
Jack Everly, Naples Philharmonic principal pops conductor
R. J. Daniel Hanna, Director (Miss Virginia)
Peter Michael Dowd, Director (Mr. Jimmy)
Akio “Jimmy” Sakurai, Subject (Mr. Jimmy)
Elaine Newton, PhD, Artis—Naples resident film critic
How do directors, producers and composers use music in film? How does music help to drive the story, set the tone for each scene, build an atmosphere and draw out emotional responses from the audience? In this panel discussion, Elaine Newton speaks with our industry panelists to discover what goes into scoring, selecting and recording music for a film. Filmmakers scheduled to attend include: Timo Chen (Go Back to China), Jack Everly, R. J. Daniel Hanna (Miss Virginia), Peter Michael Dowd and Akio “Jimmy” Sakurai (Mr. Jimmy).
Admission is free. Reserved ticket required.
Saturday, October 26 at 10am
Silverspot Theater 11
9118 Strada Place, #8205