Composer Bryan Miller on How Film Scores Impact Viewing Experiences


I'm really thrilled to welcome to the podcast Brian Miller. As some of you might wonder as you watch my movies well, who does the score? Who does the music that makes these movies come alive? Well, here's the guy, Brian Miller, he's composed music for four out of my 5 films, including, by the way, the latest one. 2000 mules. Brian's company is called sensory overload. This is a guy he's a composer. He's a music producer, out of LA. His work has been featured on Dancing with the Stars. He's scored TV, commercials, documentaries, speech or films, and he's also done some work with saint Jude's children's hospital. Brian, welcome to the podcast. Great to have you and man, it's so much fun, you know, when we get our movies done and we sort of deliver them to you, we're always, we always wait with bated breath to see what you're gonna do with them, but isn't it true that a score is kind of the, what would you call it? Is it like the emotional undercurrent of a movie? How do you understand what a score does in a movie? Absolutely. The score is a major part of that movie, right? And it's a little bit in some cases a subconscious part, right? That people aren't necessarily paying super attention to it. But it's guiding you on how you feel. What you're experiencing, if you're angry, if you're crying, if you're cheering, music is contributing to all those things. So if you take music out of the most iconic movies in America, they're largely different experiences. Because of what the music is

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