Alan Anthony Silvestri is an American composer and conductor known for his film and television scores.
The Movie Geeks speak with acclaimed composer Alan Silvestri (Forrest Gump, Back to the Future) about his ambitious score for Avengers: Endgame and one of his most iconic collaborations with director Robert Zemeckis. 
We have the miracle of social media to thank for our latest episode of Soundtracking, after Edith reached out to the one and only Alan Silvestri on Twitter. And, gentleman that he is, he very kindly invited her to meet up with him on a recent visit to London.Alan is responsible for some of Hollywood's most memorable scores and themes, from Back To The Future and Forrest Gump to Castaway and The Avengers. In recent times, his longstanding relationship with Robert Zemeckis is perhaps only matched by that of Steven Spielberg and John Williams.As if that weren't enough, he also wrote most of the music for the classic TV show, Chips ...
Composer Alan Silvestri talks with host Jon Burlingame about his work on four Marvel Studios films including Avengers: Endgame. Alan also reveals the emotional process he goes through, how it has shaped his work in the film industry over the decades and how despite the wide range of movies he's worked on -- that it's all still a terrifying mystery to him.
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Mar 26th, 1950
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1 hour, 58 minutes
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