Output Belfast

Output Belfast – the largest one-day music conference in Ireland announces closing keynote speakers.

The closing keynote Q and A will feature a panel discussion around scoring for horror and thriller films and television shows. Rory Friers: So I Watch You From Afar

Included in the panel are

 ●  Rich Vreeland (Disasterpiece) From Los Angeles, Rich scored one of the most compelling and original horror films of the last decade-2014’s ‘It Follows’, with the music being described “as a masterpiece of both musical technique and dramatic storytelling – and one of the most remarkable scores of the year”.

●  Stuart Braithwaite. The driving creative force and founder behind the iconic band ‘Mogwai’ Stuart is one of the globe’s most forward-thinking and compelling composers. The band’s music have been used to score everything from award-winning television series (Les Revenants) to feature-documentaries (most notably ‘Zidane’ and ‘Atomic’ the Mark Cousins film).

●  Carly Paradis. Carly is the composer for Line Of Duty – one of the most talked-about BBC dramas of the last decade. Carly has also composed for horror films, drama and has had a longstanding creative relationship with Clint Mansell for whom she plays piano.● Rory Friers. From Northern Irish band And So I Watch You From Afar, Rory in 2017 completed the score to the zombie film The Cured starring Ellen Page (Juno/Inception)

 The panel will be moderated by director and Belfast Film Festival co-founder Brian Henry Martin with Score Draw Music’s Mark Gordon.

 They join an unmissable day of keynotes, panels, sessions and Q and As that include Jeremy Pritchard from Everything Everything discussing music and streaming, Head of Music Licensing for BBC Nicky Bignell and Head of Music for Sky Peter Bradbury talking about placing music in television, Nadia Khan (manager Lethal Bizzle) and Sean Adams (Drowned in Sound/BBC 6 Music) on the anatomy of a successful music video premier, Coldplay album producer Danton Supple discussing producing a-list hit records, The 1975 and Kendrick Lamar videographer Christian Tierney on work behind the lens, Phil Taggart (BBC Radio 1) and more discussing how to break open Ireland as a territory, Niall Horan’s touring drummer Gerry Morgan and Alana Henderson (Cellist, Hozier) on working as a session musician, Metal Hammer’s Adam Rees on PR in rock and metal, and many many other sessions including talks by PRS for Music, CMU, Oh Yeah Centre and the Association for Independent Festivals.

 Delegation is free to attend but requires sign-up. Please visit outputbelfast.com to sign up to the day’s events.

 Organised by Belfast City Council in partnership with the Music Business Support Programme and Invest NI, Output Belfast is a music and showcasing conference event that features panel discussions, music sessions, workshops and speed networking events as well as keynote speeches from award-winning musicians and managers of globally recognised talent.

An artist showcase takes place from 8pm-12 midnight on Thursday 08 Feb across a wide range of venues and full details of who is playing can be found here; outputbelfast.com


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