Go Inside the Music Of 'A Star Is Born' With New THR Podcast 'Behind the Screen'


The collection options conversations with cinematographers, editors and different artists whose abilities are key to creating movie and tv.

Just in time for awards season, Behind the Screen joins The Hollywood Reporter's podcast lineup.

Hosted by The Hollywood Reporter tech editor Carolyn Giardina, this new weekly podcast collection, which launches Tuesday, will flip the highlight on acclaimed cinematographers, editors, manufacturing designers, composers, VFX supervisors and different main artists who will take listeners behind Hollywood’s most talked-about-award contenders.

The collection debuts with A Star Is Born manufacturing sound mixer Steve Morrow, who affords a novel behind-the-scenes have a look at recording Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, in addition to capturing in stay live performance venues such because the Stagecoach and Glastonbury Festivals.

Cooper and Lady Gaga wished the movie to sound as if it was a stay live performance, which posed some distinctive challenges. “In Glastonbury, we went in there considering we had eight minutes to movie, however the competition was working late so that they solely gave us three,” Morrow says. “We wished to shoot three songs...we determined to play 30 seconds of every track.

“The thought initially of the method was that we wished to seize every thing stay -- all of their performances, all of their singing,” he says. “Basically, the crew was getting a Lady Gaga present. She was enjoying Ally, she was in that character, however the crew acquired to listen to her, mainly singing a cappella, every single day, because the music wasn’t amplified within the room.”

Behind the Screen joins a THR podcast lineup that features It Happened in Hollywood, hosted by THR senior author Seth Abramovitch and Emmy-winning TV author and comic Chip Pope, which opens the THR vault for every episode to revisit an indelible second from 90 years of leisure historical past; and Awards Chatter, Scott Feinberg's in-depth interview present that additionally focuses on abilities of the Oscar and Emmy seasons. Awards Chatter has been downloaded greater than 9 million instances since launching in 2015. Other podcasts are within the works.

Giardina has spent her profession delving into the artwork and science of filmmaking. She’s a recipient of American Cinema Editors’ Robert Wise Award, which acknowledges a journalist for contributions to movie modifying, and the International Cinematographers Guild’s Technicolor William A. Fraker Award, for journalistic contributions to cinematography.

Hear all of it beneath on Behind the Screen — and make sure to subscribe to the podcast to by no means miss an thrilling episode.

This article initially appeared on The Hollywood Reporter.