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BAFTA Conversations with Screen Composers: Austin Wintory

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 - 8:00pm
Royal Albert Hall, Elgar Room

Multi BAFTA-winning composer Austin Wintory (Journey, The Banner Saga, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate) joins the series to discuss the creative process of composition.

Austin Wintory’s diverse career, spanning 137 credits, has straddled the worlds of games, films and live performance. 

Wintory’s credits include the BAFTA-nominated Flow (which made him the youngest composer ever to receive a nomination) and Journey, which also became the first ever Grammy-nominated videogame score. Since Journey's release, Wintory’s subsequent BAFTA-nominated scores include The Banner SagaAssassin's Creed Syndicate and ABZU.

Alongside his career in games, Austin's work in film includes Sundance winner Captain Abu Raed, Grace, The River Why, Standoff and Bullet Head. His most recent film is The Last Movie Star, directed by Adam Rifkin and starring Burt Reynolds and Ariel Winter.

This conversation with Wintory himself will take an in-depth look at the creative process of composition, including a live art and music element with acclaimed Costa Rican painter Angela Bermudez.

In partnership with the Royal Albert Hall, this is the latest in a series featuring world-class composers across film, games and television discussing their work on some of the industry’s most celebrated scores. 

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Doors open 20:00, performance starts at 20:30.