Musical Anatomy of a Superhero Celebrates 5 Years at SDCC

Back by popular demand and celebrating five years at Comic Con, the annual Musical Anatomy of a Superhero panel opens Comic Con, Thursday July 20, 2017 at 10 am in the Indigo Ballroom at the Hilton Bayfront Hotel, 1 Park Blvd, next to the Convention Center. Unreleased music and videoclips from upcoming projects will be featured. Leading Hollywood composers will explain the process and challenges of creating the musical voice behind the superhero and their environment as well as collaborating with the director, producers and the franchise.

Panelist includes: Mark Isham (Cloak & Dagger), Marco Beltrami (Logan, Wolverine), Ludwig Goransson (Black Panther, Death Wish), Brian Tyler (Avengers: Age of Ultron, Power Rangers), David Russo (Gotham), Jeff Russo (Legion) and moderated by Ray Costa of Costa Communications.

Now in its fifth year, the panel consistently debuts film and TV clips from upcoming projects. Composers discuss collaborating with the directors to convey the story. The panelists emphasize the integral nature that music plays within TV shows and movies.  Previous composers include Christophe Beck (Ant-Man, Frozen), Tyler Bates (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 (2017), Blake Neely (Arrow, Super Girl, The Flash), John Powell (the Bourne Franchise, Hancock) Tom “Junkie XL” Holkenborg (Deadpool, Mad Max: Fury Road), John Ottman (X-Men: Apocalypse, Superman Returns), Lorne Balfe (Terminator: Genisys), and John Debney (Iron Man 2).

The event is produced by Costa Communications.

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