Dallas VideoFest 29 – Joe Kraemer – SUNRISE 1927

This Wednesday evening don't miss an UnSilent screening of F.W. Murnau’s Academy Award-winning classic film, Sunrise (1927) at VideoFest 29.  The Dallas Chamber Symphony will perform a new musical score composed by Joe Kraemer, whose film credits include Jack Reacher and the blockbuster hit Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation.   Click through for Gadi Elkon's in depth interview with composer JOE KRAEMER.

Dallas VideoFest 29 opening night takes place at Dallas City Performance Hall tomorrow night starting at 8pm.  Composer Joe Kraemer crafted a new musical score for F.W. Murna's classic silent film, Sunrise (1927).  Here is our chat with Joe Kraemer.

JOE KRAEMER

We started our chat by discussing the native New Yorker's memories of his time at Boston's musical Mecca, Berklee College of Music.

Joe's and I talked about his friendships and work with Scott Storm, Bryan Singer and Christopher McQuarrie.

I was curious how Joe's musical work connected with his filmmaker friends.

Joe explained how he got connected to Dallas Chamber Symphony.

We talked about the impact a Chamber Symphony had on Joe's creative choices for the new work.

Joe broke down how he approached writing the music to Sunrise's plot.

I asked Joe if there was a character's theme from one of his many film/tv scores that is a favorite.

And here is that haunting theme for Solomon Lane (Sean Harris).

For more information on Joe please go, here.

And for Dallas VideoFest 29's opening night event please go, here.

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