Friday, November 30, 2007

Today's Brew | Jonny Greenwood

Entertainment Weekly ran an article early November on the new flick coming out from PT Anderson, "There Will Be Blood". The article featured an interview between PT Anderson and Jonny Greenwood.
If you missed this article, check out the full article ovah here.

PT Anderson's comment:
To make a film, the final big collaborator that you have is the composer. Jonny was really one of the first people to see the film. And when he came back with a bunch of music, it actually helped show me what his impression of the film was. Which was terrific, because I had no impression. I had no idea what we were doing. And really, you have so many people that you collaborate with along this whole road of making a film, and you get to the end, and you're kind of face to face with two people really at the end: the editor and the composer. It's like the bottom of the Christmas tree. There's just the three of you standing, holding all of these people's work together, trying to make sense out of it. It was funny, because some of the stuff that Jonny came back with initially didn't make any sense to me at all. And he was smart enough to avoid me for a few days, so that I could let it all settle.

From Jonny Greenwood's earlier work in composing music for a film- in the 2003 documentary "Bodysong":


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