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SCL Screening: SING w/Joby Talbot
The Society of Composers and Lyricists Seminar: SINGTHE SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS & LYRICISTS
Cordially invites SCL Members and up to two guests
to a screening of the Universal Studios film
The Society of Composers and Lyricists Screening: SING

Followed by a Q&A with


Executive Producer

 Music Supervisor

Reception@ Arclight Hollywood Café following the Q&A.
*ID's will be required at check-in if attending reception*


Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
Arclight Hollywood - Cinema 11
6360 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Parking Building adjacent to Arclight complex. Parking will be validated.

Please Click "ATTEND EVENT" Below


RSVPs close 2:00PM Tuesday, December 13, or sooner if full.

No changes to your RSVP can be made after that time.


  • Check-in begins 30 minutes prior to the event. No entry after the screening begins.
  • Seating is very limited. If you find you are unable to attend, you must cancel your reservation.
  • Once capacity is met, you will be placed on a wait list and informed of availability on the day of the event.
  • This invitation is for current SCL members plus up to two guests who will stay for BOTH the screening and Q&A. Seating is first-come, first-served. 
  • Please allow extra time for traffic, security, and check-in.
  • Your guest must be with you at check-in, no saving seats.
  • All screening attendees must be 13 years or older.
  • Screenings are overbooked due to no-shows.


A koala named Buster Moon has one final chance to restore his theater to its former glory by producing the world's greatest singing competition.

The Society of Composers and Lyricists Seminar: SING - Jody Talbot Joby Talbot  

Joby Talbot studied composition privately with Brian Elias and at Royal Holloway and Bedford New College before completing a Master of Music (Composition) at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under Simon Bainbridge. Talbot’s diverse output has included a trumpet concerto for Alison Balsom and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra “Desolation Wilderness” (2006); a 60-minute a cappella choral journey along the Camino de Santiago for Nigel Short’s “Path of Miracles” (2005); arrangements of songs by Detroit rock duo The White Stripes alongside existing works for Wayne McGregor’s The Royal Ballet; and, as a co-production between The Royal Ballet and National Ballet of Canada, Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland(2011), which was the first full-length narrative ballet score to be commissioned by The Royal Ballet in 20 years.  A second such collaboration with Wheeldon and the same two companies culminated in the 2014 premiere of “The Winter’s Tale,” adapted from Shakespeare’s play.  Following the premiere of “The Winter’s Tale,” Talbot wrote a new one-act piece “Everest” for Dallas Opera, which premiered to critical acclaim in early 2015.

Talbot has considerable experience writing for the screen, including BBC Two’s comedy series The League of Gentlemen and feature films The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005), Son of Rambow (2007), Franklyn (2008) and Closed Circuit(2013).  For Hunky Dory (2011), he developed orchestral arrangements of pop songs with the film’s young musicians, alongside writing the largely electronic score.

The Society of Composers and Lyricists Seminar: SING - Harvey Mason Jr Harvey Mason Jr  

Harvey Mason Jr is a six-time Grammy Award-winning songwriter, record producer and movie producer.  His past work includes films such as Dreamgirls, The Help, Pitch Perfect 2, Get on Up, Sparkle, Straight Outta Compton and NBC’s record breaking musicalThe Wiz Live!  His Grammy-Award wins include Jennifer Hudson’s first solo album, Chris Brown’s F.A.M.E., Beyoncé’s B-Day, Justin Timberlake’s Justified, Toni Braxton’s He Wasn’t Man Enough and the soundtrack for Dreamgirls.  In addition, his work on Jennifer Hudson’s rendition of “And I’m Telling You I’m Not Going” from Dreamgirls also helped earn her an Academy Award® for her performance and was the first to produce three Oscar® nominated songs from the same film in the same year.  In 2008, Mason, Jr.’s company, Harvey Mason Media, produced the major motion picture More Than a Gamedocumenting the incredible journey of LeBron James’ high school basketball team.  The movie garnered a second place People’s Choice Award at the prestigious Toronto Film Festival behind the film Slumdog Millionaire.  Mason, Jr. also composed the score to the film and served as executive producer on the soundtrack Music Inspired by More Than a Game released on his label Mason Music through Interscope Records.

Mason, Jr. has also produced for Elton John, Whitney Houston, Justin Bieber, Jordin Sparks, Aretha Franklin, Britney Spears, Luther Vandross and Mary J. Blige, to name a few. Mason, Jr. currently serves on the board of the Recording Academy serving as the chairman of the Producer’s Wing and Advocacy Wing while in his personal time helps raise funds for Heroes of Hope Race Benefitting Brain Tumor Research, in honor of his teenage daughter who had a tumor successfully removed when she was just 12-years-old.  ?

The Society of Composers and Lyricists Seminar: SING - Jojo Villanueva Jojo Villanueva  

Jojo Villanueva has been working in film as a music supervisor and music consultant since 2000’s Dude, Where’s My Car? Jojo’s most recent film is Universal’s box office blockbuster Straight Outta Compton which earned him a Grammy nomination for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media. 

His extensive credits include: Arthur, Something Borrowed, Prom, Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son, Lottery Ticket,  Marmaduke, The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard, Fighting, Miss March, Sex Drive, Disaster Movie, Shutter, Meet the Spartans, Sydney White, Meet Bill, Charlie Bartlett, Epic Movie, The Hitcher, Black Christmas Date Movie, American Reunion, Cold Light of Day, The Internship, Runner Runner, Unfinished Business, the documentary Searching for Debra Winger, and Vacation starring Ed Helms.

JoJo also music supervised season 2 of the NBC hit musical series Smash as well as Sing, an animated comedy starring Matthew McConaughey and Reese Witherspoon. Upcoming for Villanueva is Universal’s Sing.




THE SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS & LYRICISTS (SCL)  is the non-profit premier organization for professional film, television, video game, and musical theater composers and lyricists, and those working in our industry such as orchestrators, arrangers, music supervisors, music agents, music attorneys, music editors, copyists, recording engineers, and related jobs, with a distinguished 70-year history in the fine art of creating music for visual media. Current SCL Members include the top creative professionals whose experience and expertise is focused on many of the creative, technological, legal, newsworthy and pressing issues of the film music, television music, game music, and musical theatre industry today.

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