Four of the top composers in the world are joining Gold Derby for a special Q&A panel on November 27. Join us at the Landmark Theater on Pico Blvd. in Los Angeles for the event at 7:00 p.m. PT. It’s free to anyone who wants to attend, but top priority in getting one of the limited seats is to be a guild member or Oscar voter.
Click the following link to register: https://meettheexpertscomposers.splashthat.com
Our senior editor Joyce Eng will moderate the Q&A with the following contenders for 2019 awards consideration:
NICHOLAS BRITELL represents Annapurna for “If Beale Street Could Talk” and “Vice”
Britell was nominated at the Oscars at the 2017 ceremony for “Moonlight.” Other films have included “The Big Short,” “Free State of Jones” and “Battle of the Sexes.”
MYCHAEL DANNA represents Focus for “On the Basis of Sex”
Danna is an Oscar winner from the 2013 ceremony for “Life of Pi” and was also nominated for the song “Pi’s Lullaby” from that movie. Other films have included “Capote,” “Little Miss Sunshine” and “Moneyball.”
MICHAEL GIACCHINO represents Disney/Pixar for “Incredibles 2”
Giacchino is an Oscar winner from the 2010 ceremony for “Up” and was also nominated two years earlier for “Ratatouille.” Other films have included “Star Trek,” “Inside Out” and “Doctor Strange.”
JUSTIN HURWITZ represents Universal for “First Man”
Hurwitz is a two-time Oscar winner from the 2017 ceremony for his score and song of “La La Land.” He also wrote the score for “Whiplash” and is a producer and writer for “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”
Be sure to check out how our experts rank this year’s Oscar contenders. Then take a look at the most up-to-date combined odds before you make your own Oscar predictions. Don’t be afraid to jump in now since you can keep changing your predictions until just before nominations are announced on January 22.