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SCL Screening MONSTER with BT

Event: SCL Screening MONSTER with BT
Date: January 15, 2004
Time: 7:30 pm

SCL Screening Update:
- Writer-Director Patty Jenkins will join BT for the interview and Q&A segment.
- Space is still available and additional guests are welcome, but please RSVP as soon as possible if you have not done so already.

THE SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS AND LYRICISTS along with BMI
Presents A SPECIAL EVENT
with BT and writer-director Patty Jenkins
Featuring a screening of MONSTER

The SCL invites each member and a guest* to attend an exciting evening on Thursday, January 15th, 2004, beginning with a full-length screening of MONSTER, made available by NEWMARKET FILMS and co-sponsored by BMI. Following the screening, BT (composer) and Patty Jenkins (writer-director) will discuss the music for the film, including a Q&A segment moderated by Jon Burlingame.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 2004, 7:30 p.m.

* Space is available if you would like to bring one or two additional guests, butyou must call and RSVP as soon as possible. SCL Members must accompany their guests.
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED: (310) 281-2812 ext. 2

PACIFIC DESIGN CENTER
8687 Melrose Avenue * West Hollywood 90069
(enter from San Vicente Blvd. - Melrose Avenue entrance is closed after 5pm)

MONSTER is Rated R. 111 minutes

MONSTER, written and directed by Patty Jenkins, stars Charlize Theron and Christina Ricci. MONSTER is a shockingly moving film that burrows deep beneath the tabloid-sized headline stories of Aileen Wuornos (Theron), the drifter prostitute executed last year in Florida for murdering seven men. MONSTER premiered in November as a close to the AFI Film Festival, and was one of the most sought after tickets at the festival.

BT went on location in Florida to gain a true sense of the story. The score was recorded and mixed over a period of four months at BT's The Buddha Room, as well as several live record rooms to track additional drums, guitar and stand-up bass. Different to BT's past scores such as The Fast and the Furious, which amalgamated his 80-piece orchestral compositions with electronic music, his score for MONSTER blends roots Americana-like organic, melodic sensibilities and non-traditional acoustic instrumentation to garner a complex, powerful and darkly beautiful sequence of music. Throughout the recording and mixing process, BT worked daily with Jenkins and Theron to capture the story's yearning, passion, loss and tragedy. The entire score was conceived and recorded completely in 5.1 surround sound. An extended 5.1 mix of the score featuring over two hours of original music, will be released on DVD next month by DTS Entertainment, and will include special audio and video enhancements not available anywhere else. BT scored The Fast and the Furious, Go and Driven, produced for notable artists such as Britney Spears, *NSYNC and Sonique, remixed for artists such as Madonna, Lenny Kravitz, Korn, Seal and Sarah McLachlin, and worked with Sting and Peter Gabriel. Earlier this year, he released his fourth full-length release, Emotional Technology (Nettwerk America), featuring the single, Simply Being Loved (Somnambulist).

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