Interview: Composer Bear McCreary Discusses ‘The Music Of Monsters’, His Career & Influences, Including Battlestar Gallactica, Child’s Play, God of War, & More! (SDCC 2019)

Bear McCrearyLast month at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, an exclusive group of journalists was invited to an extended interview with one of today’s best working composers – Bear McCreary. McCreary was attending the convention to promote his work in Godzilla: King of the Monsters with a panel titled “The Music of Monsters: Kaiju Concerto With Composer Bear McCreary.” While the interview was intended to focus on his more recent work (he’s composed five scores in 2019 alone), the discussion quickly turned to a wide range of topics about his vast filmography – both past and present. Throughout his already-illustrious career, McCreary has proven to be not only diverse but also supremely prolific in the range of his work. In the interview, the composer discusses his scores for Battlestar Gallactica, Child’s Play, God Of War, Outlander, 10 Cloverfield Lane, and more. Throughout our discussion, the composer also touches on his diverse range & influences, the variety of instrumentation that he uses, how collaboration with different filmmakers affects his work, in addition to a host of other topics about McCreary’s creative process. So …

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EXCLUSIVE: Composer Bear McCreary Talks Remaking The Godzilla Song & Working With Serj Tankian! (SDCC 2019)

Bear MccrearyLast weekend at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Age of the Nerd had the opportunity to sit down with prolific composer Bear McCreary for an exclusive interview!

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ORION PICTURES SETS ACCLAIMED COMPOSER BEAR MCCREARY FOR CHILD’S PLAY

Orion Pictures announced today that Emmy® and BAFTA Award-winn composer Bear McCreary (“The Walking Dead,” “Battlestar Galactica,” “10 Cloverfield Lane”) has been brought on to score the reimagining of the 1988 horror classic CHILD’S PLAY. The upcoming film follows Karen (Aubrey Plaza), a single mother who gifts her son Andy (Gabriel Bateman) a Buddi doll, more »

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