As a child in Cape Town, Trevor Jones lived opposite the Gem Cinema. The theater was so old and worn out that there was often a loss of the soundtrack, which caused him to realize its power. The fact that everyone in his family worked in film or the theater made it easy to get support in his career choice...See full bio »
The exciting thing for me is that the lowest common denominator isn't all that low or that common. The average cinemagoer is a pretty sophisticated animal; he wants to be entertained and stimulated on an increasingly higher and higher level, and really to manipulate your craft is becoming harder and harder for composers.
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