When used correctly, music can add emphasis and depth to a scene; it's a partnership that has endured since the earliest days of film. On Wednesday, June 27, the Austin Film Society and the Austin Music Foundation co-hosted an event on the intersection. The "Music in Film in Music" panel addressed the common question, "How do I get music in film?"
Held at SoundCheck Austin at Austin Studios in a room full of musicians and filmmakers, the experience launched with a panel discussion that included musician Adrian Quesada of Grupo Fantasma, filmmaker Andrew Shapter (who served as moderator and flawlessly kept the discussion active), music supervisor Dominique Preyer and sound supervisor/mixer Tom Hammond.
Once the discussion kicked off, the audience focused on absorbing the essential ingredients required in the creative process of incorporating music in film. Shapter presented the audience with an example of how costly and