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Scoring Your Doc: Membership Meeting - WEDNESDAY, December 6, 2017

Written by 16 Nov,2017

Join BADWest for its December presentation: Scoring Your Doc. Composer for film, television and games, Jognic "JB" Bontemps will share his knowledge and take us through the process of scoring specifically for documentary films. Jongnic blends his vast experience in computing and software with his experience as a composer.

 

BADWEST MEMBERSHIP MEETING

WEDNESDAY, December 6, 2017

6:30pm - 9:00pm

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Mary Pickford Center

1313 Vine Street

1st Floor Conference Room

Los Angeles, CA  90028

 

PLEASE NOTE: DAY AND TIME CHANGE FOR DECEMBER MEETING IS WEDNESDAY AND START TIME IS 6:30 PM.

 

SCORING YOUR DOC

Jongnic BontempsJongnic Bontemps, aka "JB", is a classically trained composer with roots in the church and jazz world as a pianist. Hailing from Brooklyn, New York he studied music at Yale, Berklee and the University of Southern California. Earlier in his career, JB worked as a software developer and startup executive in New York City and later Silicon Valley before his startup was sold to HP enabling him to pursue his first love, music. He was selected as a Sundance Lab Composer Fellow in 2013 and received a Time Warner Artist Fellowship in 2014. JB brings complexity, cleverness and a musical edge to every project he approaches.

JB composed music for over 50 projects spanning Film, TV and Video Games. His work has been heard in various award winning films at Cannes, Warsaw Film Festival, Pan African American Film Fest, American Black Film Fest, as well as networks like HBO, BET, Disney and cinemas worldwide.

 

Working alongside some of Hollywood's biggest film composers like Alan Silverstri, Alexandre Desplat, Bruce Broughton, Danny Elfman, Christopher Lennertz, Christophe Beck, Marco Beltrami and Theodore Shapiro, has given JB real-life experience in scoring for studio features as well as independent films.

 

JB's latest film, 'The Land', premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and features a song collaboration with Erykah Badu and NAS.
 

 

Web:  www.bontempsmusic.com
IMDB: www.imdb.me/jongnic
When the ear delights the soul rejoices

 

WEDNESDAY, December 6, 2017 6:30 - 9:00 pm

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Mary Pickford Center
1313 Vine Street
1st Floor Conference Room
Los Angeles, CA 90028 Corner of Vine and Fountain
Free parking in rear

$5 for non-BADWest members.

 

BADWest is a project of the Pasadena Arts Council's EMERGE Program. The Pasadena Arts Council is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization. Donations to BADWest are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law under Federal ID 95-2540759.

 

The Black Association of Documentary Filmmakers West (BAD West) is a professional organization providing people of African descent working in documentary film, video or other media the opportunity to network professionally, share resources, exchange ideas and meet socially in order to enhance the development, production, promotion and exhibition of documentaries. The Black Association of Documentary Filmmakers West also advocates the recognition and professional advancement of Black documentary filmmakers.