#016 February 2017 Nominees

For Journal #16 we celebrate awards season with our Nominees special. We sit down and talk with Dario Marianelli about the life of an Oscar-winning composer, and the Spitfire office pick their favourite Oscar-winning scores from the last 25 years. Pascal Wyse returns to shine a light on the judges responsible for picking the winners, and we meet the composers of Planet Earth 2, Jacob Shea & Jasha Klebe from Bleeding Fingers. We introduce a new series ‘Ones To Watch’, featuring performances from the LCO's Robert and Galya, which includes a piece by one of this year's Oscar-nominees for Best Score, Mica Levi. And finally, no Journal is complete without a “Quick" tip from Christian - this month he looks at the notorious 'side chain' and how it can save your family from a nuclear attack...