Lakeshore Records is pleased to release Chad Cannon’s score to Critic’s Choice Awards Best Political Documentary winner American Factory, the Netflix film produced by Barack and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground production company and Participant Media! The Sundance Award Winner directed by Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert recently received five (5) Cinema Eye Honors nominations including the Audience Choice Prize and Outstanding Score for Chad Cannon! See album purchase links and more below.
Lakeshore Records congratulates our partners at American Factory (Higher Ground Productions, Participant, Netflix), on their Cinema Eye Honors Awards nominations, leading with five nominations including Best Score for Chad Cannon! Lakeshore will release the soundtrack, American Factory – A Netflix Original Documentary Soundtrack digitally on November 15. See the pre-order link, album track list and the film trailer below.
See the full nominees list now at The Hollywood Reporter. Congratulations to all the nominees this year! The 2020 Cinema Eye Honors awards ceremony is set for Monday, Jan. 6, at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, New York.
Lakeshore Records congratulates our soundtrack partners Sea of Shadows (National Geographic) and Composer H. Scott Salinas (Cartel Land) on their two Best Score nominations from the Critic’s Choice Association Documentary Awards and International Documentary Association (IDA)! Co-directed by Richard Ladkani and Sean Bogle, the Sundance-winning film received four (4) Critic’s Choice and two (2) IDA Awards nominations in all, including Best Documentary and Best Feature nominations from both awards, respectively.
The Critic’s Choice Awards will take place on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at BRIC in Brooklyn, New York, whereas the IDA Documentary Awards will take place on December 7, 2019 at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles (tickets).
Read on to listen to the critically-acclaimed score and more.
An animated opening collage of Morrison images by artist Mickalene Thomas is also superb. So is the score — with its memorable use of fiddle, violin and upright bass — by Kathryn Bostic. – Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times
Here she’s building a tippy-toe bass line, moody motifs, aching laments—plus a final vocal/piano/keyboards Bostic original, High Above the Water, boasting the kind of gospel stride and soul windows that organist Shirley Scott once splashed around. – Kurt Brokaw, The Independent
Described by The Independent as “2019’s Must-See Documentary”, Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders (American Masters) opened in US theaters in June. The score by Kathryn Bostic (Dear White People, Middle of Nowhere) is out now digitally worldwide on Lakeshore Records. Earlier this year, Kathryn became first African American female composer to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
From the Academy Award®-winning director of SENNA and AMY comes DIEGO MARADONA – the ultimate story of talent, glory, corruption and redemption. The film features score by Golden Globe® Nominee Antonio Pinto (The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind, Amy, City of God). See purchase and streaming links and more below.