Craig Richey

Craig Richey
Composer

Miranda asked me to score a film about making a "green" movie. She recently executive produced The River Why, starring Zach Gilford, and hired green consultants to oversee the production, helping to clean up the oh so polluting filmmaking industry. They composted on set, eliminating plastic water bottles, etc., and documented its effect production, the crew, the budget, and the environment.

After Miranda asked me to score Greenlit, I decided it would be fun for the score to keep with the "green" theme and to make instruments out of recycled materials: water bottles, tin cans, gravel, egg cartons... mixed in with traditional instruments...a pile of leftover copper piping caught my eye... 20 minutes later I was cutting them to different lengths and clanking on them with a heavy metal speed bore (a kind of drill bit) for varying pitches. Once they were cut and I liked the assortment of "notes" I accidentally discovered Miranda's theme, which is the main theme of Greenlit, could be played on it!

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