Ariel Sommer - synch2it Music Supervision
Ariel Sommer - Music Supervisor

Music in Fim Blog

A passionate expression of what Music in Movies means to Tom Hanks

A passionate, personal and uninhibited expression of why music and moving images, when married  together, can be so special:

… I couldn’t sleep the night before I was going to go see Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: Space Odyssey. When the main title came up which was playing over the conjunction of the moon and the earth, and the sun… I had never heard this piece of music before and I had never seen that image, which was a God’s eye image of the solar system...”

”... I don’t know if I’m an artist more than a collaborative craftsman but when this happened, without being able to verbalise it, I realised that cinema was nothing more than a collection of colour and sound and is an emotional wallop that you might not be able to understand and this is the WOW moment of my life going from kid trying to figure out what’s interesting in this life to young man yearning to being an artist…
— Tom Hanks - BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs (8th May, 2016)