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John Debney

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Composer John Debney Interview ("Hocus Pocus," "The Emperor's New Groove")

Notably Disney

Emmy Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated composer John Debney has been part of our Disney lives for nearly four decades, from his work on television and in the parks to the big screen. His enchanting scores, from the spirited sounds associated with the Sanderson Sisters in Hocus Pocus to the hip flair in The Emperor’s New Groove, are nothing short of sensational. On this episode of Notably Disney John talks about his storied career, which has entailed scoring some beloved Disney films, including two movies commemorating their 20th anniversary very soon: The Emperor’s New Groove and The Princess Diaries. John and Brett Nachman also discuss John's admiration of other legendary composers, including Marc Shaiman, James Newton Howard, and James Horner.  Follow John on Instagram (@johndebney) and Twitter (@JohnDebney). You can also check out John's work on his website: JohnDebney.com. Feel free to follow Brett on Twitter (@bnachmanreports), subscribe to the podcast, and send your feedback to notablydisney@gmail.com New episodes of the podcast debut on the first and third Tuesday of every month.

1hr 22mins

17 Nov 2020

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THE MIDNIGHT HOUR with John Debney

That Halloween Podcast

Halloween fans shriek! John Debney, prolific composer of films like "I Know What You Did Last Summer," "Hocus Pocus," "The Halloween Tree," Disneyland Paris' Phantom Manor and more, visits the show to discuss the made for TV Halloween movie "The Midnight Hour." Listen as we discuss this gem of a hidden movie along with Halloween traditions, games and more.  Hear John Debney discuss his work on "Hocus Pocus," Disneyland Paris' Phantom Manor and more on Dizney Coast to Coast.  Claim your FREE Halloween gifts. Get "The Midnight Hour" with our affiliate link and support the show at no extra cost to you. Visit the official show site and write the show at Contact@DePodcastNetwork.com. Find host Jeff DePaoli, on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook as @JeffDePaoli. Listen to the Dizney Coast to Coast Halloween playlist. Thanks to show sponsors Fright-Rags (use code HALLOWEENPODCAST10 at checkout to save) and Midsummer Scream. “That Halloween Podcast” is part of The DePodcast Network. Love the show? Leave a tip.

24mins

2 Oct 2020

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Episode 19 - Interview: John Debney (Part 3)

Film Music Focus - Video

The final installment of the multi-part interview series with maestro John Debney! Do you want to know more about Debney’s collaboration with Jon Favreau on Iron Man 2 and The Jungle Book? In #FilmMusicFocus ep.19, he shares how he used the music to tell the story in The Jungle Book and about making the music of “The Orville” as big as it could be.

16mins

15 Sep 2020

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EPISODE 19 - John Debney Interview Part 3

Film Music Focus

In the nineteenth episode of Film Music Focus, CineConcerts President/Producer Justin Freer interviews composer John Debney. Debney talks about composing for emotional moments in IRON MAN 2, collaborating on five films with director Jon Favreau, telling the story with the score in THE JUNGLE BOOK, and making the music of THE ORVILLE as big as it can be. Follow us on Twitter @CineConcertsLLC, Instagram @cineconcerts, or Facebook facebook.com/CineConcerts/ Read more on our website cineconcerts.com/discover.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/filmmusicfocus/message

16mins

15 Sep 2020

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Episode 18 - Interview: John Debney (Part 2)

Film Music Focus - Video

In episode 18, John Debney shares stories about writing “Buddy’s Theme” for Elf, meeting master Jerry Goldsmith, finishing the score on Looney Tunes: Back in Action, and composing for the intense images of Passion of the Christ!

33mins

8 Sep 2020

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EPISODE 18 - John Debney Interview Part 2

Film Music Focus

In the eighteenth episode of Film Music Focus, CineConcerts President/Producer Justin Freer interviews composer John Debney. Debney reminisces about writing "Buddy's Theme" for the movie ELF, meeting Jerry Goldsmith and finishing the score on LOONEY TUNES: BACK IN ACTION, and composing for the intense imagery of THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST. Follow us on Twitter @CineConcertsLLC, Instagram @cineconcerts, or Facebook facebook.com/CineConcerts/ Read more on our website cineconcerts.com/discover.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/filmmusicfocus/message

33mins

8 Sep 2020

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Episode 12 – Interview: John Debney (Part 1)

Film Music Focus - Video

In our twelfth #StayHomeStaySafe episode, Emmy-winning American composer John Debney talks about his experience as a composer working on hit films like Liar, Liar, and Cutthroat Island, but also what its like to work with directors. How do you resolve creative differences? Debney digs into this in great detail – don’t miss it! Learn more and subscribe: http://cineconcerts.com/film-music-focus

34mins

28 Jul 2020

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EPISODE 12 - John Debney Interview Part 1

Film Music Focus

In the twelfth episode of Film Music Focus, CineConcerts President/Producer Justin Freer interviews composer John Debney. Debney talks about his heroic score for CUTTHROAT ISLAND, collaborating with big personalities when working on a film, and scoring the hilarious antics of Jim Carrey in LIAR LIAR. Follow us on Twitter @CineConcertsLLC, Instagram @cineconcerts, or Facebook facebook.com/CineConcerts/ Read more on our website cineconcerts.com/discover.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/filmmusicfocus/message

34mins

28 Jul 2020

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John Debney's DRAGONFLY

Score Cue of the Day

3mins

21 Jan 2020

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John Debney

Disney For Scores

In this nostalgic episode of FOR SCORES, Oscar-nominated composer John Debney reveals to host Jon Burlingame how meeting Walt Disney and the Sherman brothers during his childhood influenced his life's work on films including The Princess Diaries and The Jungle Book.

26mins

23 Dec 2019

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