We asked fans on Wikia what they'd like to ask Composer Bear McCreary, and you all responded with so many great questions! McCreary is the musical composer for Outlander , Walking Dead, Battlestar Galactica , Black Sails , Constantine , Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and more. Keep reading to learn more about his working style, who he'd love to work with, his inspirations, and other great answers to your questions.
WIKIA FAN QUESTION: When you research a project, do you start with the setting or the characters? How collaborative is the process with the producers in determining the musical style?
BEAR MCCREARY: Working with producers, directors and the other filmmakers is the most essential part of any project. The composer is there to write THEIR sco…
Hello music fans!
Composer Bear McCreary is very busy these days, writing scores for Outlander, The Walking Dead, Black Sails, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Constantine and winning Emmys for the Main Title of Davinci's Demons. As busy as he is, he will answer YOUR burning questions.
In the comments below, please ask McCreary about specific shows, scenes, his writing process, instrumental choices, studying with film music legend Elmer Bernstein, collaborating with the Joss Whedon on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, his experience with older projects like Battlestar Galactica and video game scores... anything you want! McCreary is also a huge fan of the shows he has worked on, so your questions don't have to be strictly musical.
We'll be collecting questions until April …
More updates on the film Straight Outta Compton, NWA fans! Following the meteoric rise and fall of N.W.A., Straight Outta Compton tells the story of how these young men revolutionized music and pop culture forever the moment they told the world the truth about life in the hood and ignited a cultural war. If you've been waiting for news on this movie, we have some new stills for you!
Check out the new images below and watch the trailer if you haven't seen it yet.
Coachella's line-up has been announced! What do you think? Would you be interested in seeing these bands live? Would you be willing to deal with the heat and the dust? What day looks the best line-up to you?
Find out more about some of these these artists on Wikia:
- Steely Dan
- Ghostface Killah
- Jack White
- Belle and Sebastain
- FKA Twigs
- Florence + the Machine
- Marina and the Diamonds
- Bad Religion
Tell us in the comments which act YOU want to see at Coachella!
Do you love learning about sound effects in a show or what goes on behind the scenes when making a soundtrack for a movie? If so, get ready for the 2nd Annual "Musical Anatomy of a Superhero" panel produced by Costa Communications at this year's Comic-Con! Some of Hollywood's leading composers will be discussing the process of creating the musical voice behind the superhero, explaining the challenges when bringing a comic book character or story to life, and writing music to reflect the story line. Panelists will also show film clips of their work and some from never-before-seen projects!
Wondering who's going to be there? Check this star studded list out:
- Brian Tyler (Avengers: Age of Ultron, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Ironman 3)
- Tyler Ba…