Re-visit the Sundance Film Festival and expand your storytelling skills with this series of videos featuring the most compelling and timely talks and panels from recent festivals.


This conversation, recorded during the 2022 Sundance Film Festival, focuses on the creative process of heightening cinematic story through music and ambience. With origins in live performance, this group of electrifying musicians have expanded their reach to composing for feature length films, animation and musicals. Moderated by Dan Wilcox, with composers Saul Williams (NEPTUNE FROST), Drum & Lace (SUMMERING), and Daniel Hart (THE GREEN KNIGHT), each panelist discusses their work that premiered at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival and their work beyond the festival.


The original title of this conversation was “The Big Conversation: Acoustic Range."

Composer / Artist
Drum & Lace, aka Sofia degli Alessandri-Hultquist, is an Italian composer and artist. Scoring credits include Netflix film NIGHT TEETH, campy thriller DEADLY ILLUSIONS, and upcoming drama SUMMERING by James Ponsoldt, that premiered at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival. more...
Writer / Actor / Musician
Saul Williams came to public attention after the release of the internationally acclaimed film SLAM (dir. Marc Levin), which he co-wrote and starred in, introducing the world to the Slam Poetry movement and winning Sundance's Grand Jury Prize and the Cannes Camera d'Or, in 1998. more...
Composer / Performer
Daniel Hart is a composer and performer based in Los Angeles. He made his feature film debut in 2013 with AIN'T THEM BODIES SAINTS, beginning his collaboration with director David Lowery. Hart has scored all of Lowery's films to date. more...
Music Supervisor
Dan Wilcox had a passion for music at an early age – he learned how to use his parents' turntable before he could tie his shoes. Growing up in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, interesting music was in short supply and Dan would frequent the college record store, comb garage sales, scan fanzines and make out-of-town trips just to satisfy his craving for intriguing and exotic tunes, both new and old. more...

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