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…And the Score Beasts On

Benh Zeitlin and Dan Romer’s Beasts of the Southern Wild  continues to bounce around the globe and the web. If you’re a Londoner, catch Benh,Dan and Wordless Music performing the score live for a screening of the film July 30th-31st at the Barbican. Details and tickets here. If you’re a musician yourself, sheet music for piano can be found…

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Guest Conductor Quvenzhané Wallis at Celebrate Brooklyn!

We’ll never forget that night, under a canopy of Brooklyn trees, when Dan Romer and Benh Zeitlin recreated their original score for Beasts of the Southern Wild live for an audience of 6,000. The Wordless Music Orchestra and Louis Michot of the Lost Bayou Ramblers performed along with them while the film glowed bright on the biggest…

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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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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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Live Performance of ‘The Bathtub’ at LAFCA Awards

This past weekend, Beasts received two awards at the Los Angeles Film Critics Associations annual awards ceremony.  Our favorite baker, Dwight Henry, was recognized as Best Supporting Actor of the year, while Benh Zeitlin and Dan Romer received the Best Music/Score honor. To celebrate, LAFCA, invited Benh, Dan and the New Orleans based, Lost Bayou Ramblers, to…

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Scoring Beasts of the Southern Wild

The Creators Project recently sat down with co-composers Dan Romer and Benh Zeitlin to talk about their process of collaboration on the Beasts of the Southern Wild soundtrack. Behn credits their complementary skill sets as the reason why they were able to work so fluidly with one another. The musical pair first collaborated on the short film,…

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‘Once There Was A Hushpuppy’ Live

At a special screening of Beasts of the Southern Wild last month at LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art), co-composers Dan Romer and Benh Zeitlin performed a piece from the BOTSW soundtrack live for the first time. Lucky for us, it was captured on camera for all to enjoy. This moving performance captures the…

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Beasts on Vinyl!

The Beasts of the Southern Wild soundtrack has struck a chord (pun intended!) with so many of you.  Whether the music brings you back to the film or resonates with you on a personal level, your response to the music has been overwhelming. A co-collaboration between long time friends, Dan Romer and Benh Zeitlin, and featuring…

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Twitter Q&A w/ Dan Romer

Last night’s live Twitter Q&A with Dan Romer went totally above and beyond our wildest expectations. Dan is a Twitter tour de force and thank you all the participants for asking such fun questions.   In case you missed it, we put together some highlights from the conversation below.

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Inside the Beasts Score

Dan Romer (L) and Benh Zeitlin (R), co-composers of the Beasts of the Southern Wild score. Film and music have always been intertwined for Zeitlin, who spent his teenage years as the singer for a grunge band. “All through high school, every Friday we’d go to my friend Bob’s house and make a movie, and…

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