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Episode 77: Ryan Coogler & Nate Moore talk Black Panther

Ryan Coogler is such an exciting and important film maker and he really was the only voice that could do Black Panther justice and bring to a huge audience. Along with his Executive Producer Nate Moore they have created something truly wonderful. It was a real joy to have time with both of them to talk music for Soundtracking.

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Preview: Team Black Panther, Ryan Coogler & Nate Moore

Such a fan of Ryan Coogler. What he has done with Black Panther will blow your mind, it’s really rather special. Ahead of this weeks full episode with Ryan and his producer Nate Moore, here we are talking about Bill Conti and his Rock score.

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Episode 76: Asif Kapadia

In our latest episode of Soundtracking in Partnership with the EE BAFTAS we bring you award winning director Asif Kapadia. I actually caught up with him a few months back when he was promoting the Netflix series Mindhunter, of which he directed a number of episodes. I was totally captivated by his genuine enthusiasm not just for our conversation but in sharing his experiences. I hoep you enjoy our journey.

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Preview: Asif Kapadia

Our next episode of Soundtracking in partnership with the EE BAFTAS is with award winning Director Asif Kapadia. In this preview Asif explains the incredible emotional connection that forms Antônio Pinto score for the phenomenal Senna.

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Episode 75: Lee Unkrich & Darla Anderson On The Music Of Pixar

You just have to say the word ‘Pixar,’ and I guarantee you will smile from the inside out. So many great characters, memories, emotions and memorable musical moments. It was a real joy to sit down and chat to the team behind the new phenomenon,’ Coco,’ along with their memories of working on the Toy Story films, Cars, Monsters Inc and many more. I give you the wonderful Writer/Director Lee Unkrich and producer Darla Anderson.

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Preview: Lee Unkrich & Darla Anderson

Here is a preview of this weeks Soundtracking in partnership with the EE BAFTAS. For any Pixar fan its a thrill to get an insight into their wonderful process of making such memorable films. This week the team behind Coco, Lee Unkrich and Darla Anderson are our guests. Ahead of the full episode here is Lee talking about some of the film music that has been influential to him.

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Episode 74: Nick Park

This latest episode of Soundtracking in partnership with the EE BAFTAS is with a man who has a few of his own along with 4 oscars and many other deserving accolades. His work with Aardman Animations is something we have all grown up with and it was such a treat to sit down with Nick Park and talk about his incredible career.

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Preview: Nick Park

We have all grown up with Aardman, who hasn’t sat down with the entire family and watched Wallace and Gromit? I can’t wait for you to hear this weeks Episode with Nick Park, talking about all things Aardman. Here he is revealing which Neil Young track helped him with emotion on one particular project.

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Episode 73: Joe Wright

This picture kind of sums up how much I enjoy spending time with Joe Wright. Always a joy, his humour and stories are wonderful and his enthusiasm for his craft should be celebrated. His new film Darkest Hour is fabulous, not only for Gary Oldmans performance but Joe’s vision. I hope you enjoy our chat on this weeks Soundtracking in partnership with the EE BAFTAS.

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Preview: Joe Wright

A true music enthusiast, Joe Wright is always a joy to talk to. When the focus is his cinematic masterpiece, Darkest Hour, there was a lot to cover, including a few surprises as to how Joe gets his cast camera ready.

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Episode 72: EE BAFTA Rising Star Nominees.

Ladies and gentleman I present to you this years EE BAFTA Rising Star nominees; Tessa, Daniel, Florence, Josh and Timotheé. All of them have provided some of the most memorable performances this year. It’s upto you to decide who will be crowned the EE Rising Star, but before you do, lets meet them all in this weeks Episode of Soundtracking, in partnership with the EE BAFTAS

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Episode 71: Martin McDonagh

If you’ve seen In Bruges or Seven Psychopaths and enjoyed them as much as we did, you are in for one hell of a treat with the latest offering from Martin McDonagh. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri is brilliant. And as you can see from the smile on my face in the picture, I had a lot of fun with Martin in this latest Soundtracking, in partnership with the EE BAFTAS

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Preview: Martin McDonagh

ABBA and Martin McDonagh! Maybe not what you expect but here Martin explains why he used it in his latest film, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri. Full Episode coming on Friday.

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Episode 70: Will Poulter

What a fantastic way to celebrate our 70th episode, not only with the phenomenal Will Poulter but also starting our 3 month partnership with he EE BAFTAS. I first interviewed Will with Garth Jennings back for the awesome Son Of Rambow and it’s thrilling to watch him grow and flourish as an amazing actor.

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Previe: Will Poulter

Will is a phenomenal young actor, who has such versatility. So thrilled to have him on this weeks show. Here is a little taster.

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Preview: Rian Johnson

My dream is to do at least one episode with the legendary John Williams. Here the fabulous writer / director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi gives us an insight into meeting the legend.

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Episode 68: Cillian Murphy

Did you know that Cillian Murphy used to be in a band that were once offered a 5 album record deal? Well you will hear him talk about that, but also how music has been a constant throughout his career, most notably in the creative way contemporary music has been used in the hugely successful TV series, Peaky Blinders. A real music fan who also adds music festival curator to his CV, I could have talked to Cillian for hours.

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Preview: Cillian Murphy

This man knows and loves his music. Very excited for you to hear this weeks episode in full with the fabulous Cillian Murphy. By the way how BRILLIANT is the new series of Peaky Blinders?

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Preview: David Heyman

I very much hope that this is the first of many with David, rich is his story telling and experience in the film world. This preview has a huge revelation about a huge Rock Star.

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Episode 66: Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton

Two wonderfully talented people who are very easy to talk to. Val and Jon very kindly gave up their time twice to allow us to record the podcast. Their new film, Battle of The Sexes, is glorious with important messages, fun with fantastic performances. We also talked about their break out movie, the phenomenally memorable Little Miss Sunshine and we had a surprise visit from Elizabeth Shue who plays Priscilla Riggs in the film. I hope you enjoy.

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