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Beasts of the Southern Wild with Live Score at Celebrate Brooklyn! and MASS MoCA

When it all goes quiet behind your eyes, what do you hear? Is by any chance… the original score from Beasts of the Southern Wild? We hope you’ll open your eyes and ears on August 10th or 11th (please note new Brooklyn date) for these never-before-seen events. Co-composer Dan Romer and director and co-composer Benh…

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Celebrate Brooklyn! presents BOTSW OST LIVE!

The music of Beasts lives on thanks to our friends at Celebrate Brooklyn! They’ve invited co-composers Benh Zeitlin, Dan Romer and the Wordless Music Orchestra to perform the Beasts score LIVE against a music-less edit of the film. It’s all happening this summer, August, 8th at the Prospect Park Bandshell and is free to all. We’re hoping…

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James Beard Q&A with Josh Penn: Food & Beasts

  The James Beard Foundation interviewed producer Josh Penn about the role of food in Beasts of the Southern Wild and within film in general. JP: So much of the culture in the Louisiana bayou is about food, and more specifically, living off the water. It’s intertwined with everything, it defines the community, and is something…

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The Creators Project on Beasts

The Creators Project produced a series of in depth videos on Beasts of the Southern Wild including featurettes on the Aurochs, cinematography and soundtrack. While you can find them posted throughout our blog, we thought it would be nice to view them all on one page/post. Enjoy! MAKING OF BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD PART I…

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Benh Zeitlin’s Beasts

Just over a year after  Beasts of the Southern Wild had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, First Lady Michelle Obama invited the cast and crew to the White House to screen and discuss the movie with a group of middle school and high school students. As the conversation drew to a close, Director…

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Quvenzhané Wallis in People Magazine!

  Quvenzhané Wallis was featured in People Magazine‘s Salute to the Oscar Nominees photo spread alongside actors Robert DeNiro, Amy Adams, Jessica Chastain, Sally Field, Anne Hathaway and more. What a cutie. That is all.

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Where’s Beasts playing this weekend?

The Academy Awards are just over a week away and theaters across the country are offering audiences one last chance to catch all the Best Picture nominees on the big screen. This weekend, Beasts of the Southern Wild will play in over 300 screens across the nation. To find the city nearest you, check our SEE THE…

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Feast of the Southern Wild: Oscar Edition!

We’re going to the Oscars, y’all!! It’s been a crazy journey for our ragtag little Beasts family, one we truly consider you to be a part of. That’s why we’re asking you to take part in the celebration with us. Feast of the Southern Wild is back for Oscar night. Let’s take a moment to toast ourselves! The…

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Beasts at the White House!

Wow! We’re going to the White House! On Wednesday, February 13th, Michelle Obama hosts Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, Director Benh Zeitlin, Co-writer Lucy Alibar, Producers Michael Gottwald, Dan Janvey, Josh Penn and 80 middle and high school students from Washington DC and New Orleans to participate in an interactive student workshop to mark Black History Month….

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Benh Zeitlin on The Colbert Report!

“My guest tonight is a director, who at the age of 26 directed his first feature film which has now been nominated for four Oscars. I will pretend that I’m happy for him.” – Stephen Colbert The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video Archive   Last night, director Benh…

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