James Newton Howard visits Stockholm International Film Festival

Film score composer James Newton Howard will hold a Master Class on November 18 during the Stockholm Industry Days. 

Howard, one of Hollywood’s most versatile film music composers, has been scoring films for over 30 years, producing music for over 120 movies and several tv series. He has scored some of the most legendary films in history, including ‘Pretty Woman’, ‘The Sixth Sense’ and ‘King Kong’. He collaborated with Hans Zimmer on the Grammy-winning score for ‘The Dark Knight’ and composed all scores for ‘The Hunger Games’-series, which included a chart-topping single featuring Jennifer Lawrence. Howard has won an Emmy Award, been nominated for a Golden Globe and for an Academy Award a whopping eight times.

This year he was the recipient of the BMI Lifetime Achievement Award. He is currently composing music for ‘Fantastic Beasts and where to find them’, the highly- anticipated spin-off to the ‘Harry Potter’-series.

The Master Class is open for holders of the festival’s Industry or Seminar pass, more information here


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The Stockholm International Film Festival started in 1990 and is today one of the leading competitive film festival in Northern Europe. The festival takes place every year in November with more than 170 films from more then 40 countries. The festival organizes exclusive screenings and the popular Summer Cinema - an outdoor mini-festival. In April the Stockholm International Film Festival Junior brings the latest films to youngsters between 6 and 16 years of age.




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