Sun. Jan 29th, 2023

Toasting 25 years of partnership with the Sundance Movie Competition, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) returns to the competition in particular person for the primary time since 2020 with the twenty fifth annual Sundance ASCAP Music Café. The Café highlights the pure bond between music and the flicks, promising a day of unique performances and insightful conversations that includes ASCAP songwriters and composers on Friday, January 20, 2023 from 2:00–5:00 PM at The Park, 950 Iron Horse Drive in Park Metropolis, Utah.

The Sundance ASCAP Music Café showcases a few of at present’s most enjoyable songwriters and composers, and this yr’s musical company will embrace singer-songwriter Amigo the Satan, whose tackle people experiments with a mixture of nation, rock and heavy steel influences, and rising songwriter Sha’Leah Nikole, who has shared the stage with and offered vocals on songs with musical titans together with Beyoncé, Ledisi and Stevie Marvel. In celebration of the twenty fifth anniversary of the Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning movie SLAM, acclaimed poet, hip-hop musician, producer, actor and director Saul Williams, SLAM artist/poet Momolu S Ok Stewart and Nationwide Poetry Slam finalist José Soto will carry out to shut out the day.

ASCAP Display screen Time, the ASCAP interview collection concerning the craft and enterprise of music for screens, makes its in-person debut, internet hosting two particular conversations on a few of the competition’s most anticipated movies. Longtime collaborators director Justin Chon and composer Roger Suen will talk about their newest mission Jamojaya, and composer Nainita Desai, alongside director Laura McGann, will look at her strategy to scoring the extremely anticipated premiere of The Deepest Breath.

“It’s been 25 years since we launched our first Sundance ASCAP Music Café to have a good time the magic of music in movie! That makes it further particular to be again in particular person in Park Metropolis this yr,” stated Loretta Muñoz, ASCAP Assistant Vice President, Membership. “We’re thrilled to proceed the custom of spotlighting proficient ASCAP members and creating an intimate area to find these creators whose music captivates audiences across the globe.”

To view a whole schedule of performances and get to know the Café artists, go to For the most recent data on ASCAP occasions on the Sundance Movie Competition, observe ASCAP on Twitter, Fb and Instagram, and thru the occasion hashtag, #ASCAPMusicCafe.

Music in Movie
The 2023 Sundance Movie Competition contains many movies and audio/visible tasks that prominently characteristic the music of ASCAP’s composer and songwriter members. ASCAP composers and international associates who’ve scored Competition movies and audio/visible tasks this yr are listed beneath and extra data may be discovered at

Hans Zimmer & David Fleming (The Night time Logan Woke Up), Michael Abels (Panorama with Invisible Hand), John Powell (Nonetheless: A Michael J. Fox Film), Nainita Desai (The Deepest Breath), Kwes (Rye Lane), Marcelo Zarvos (Cassandro), Leonardo Heiblum (Brujería), Nathan Matthew David (Stephen Curry: Underrated), Mark Sonnenblick & Noah Galvin (Authentic songs for Theater Camp), Tunde Jegede (Mami Wata), Nathan Halpern (PLAN C), Roger Suen (Jamojaya), Evgueni Galperine & Sacha Galperine (The Pod Technology), Robin Coudert (Different Folks’s Youngsters), Samora Pinderhudges & Christopher Pattishall (Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Mission), Alice Englert & Cameron Tuliloa McArthur (Dangerous Behaviour), Richard Reed Parry (Eileen), Denisse Ojeda (Dangerous Press), Samantha Crain (Fancy Dance), Ramachandra Borcar (The Longest Goodbye), Gary Gunn (A Thousand and One), Greg Danner (A Little Prayer), Michael Lee Bishop (Aliens Kidnapped My Dad and mom and Now I Really feel Kinda Left Out), Amine Bouhafa (Animalia), Dan Braun & Charlie Braun (AUM: The Cult on the Finish of the World), Nigel Westlake (Blueback), Ali Helnwein (Bravo, Burkina!), James Latimer (Name Me Mommy), Judith Berkson (Christopher at Sea), Hans Appelqvist (Claudio’s Track), Dean Hurley (Divinity), Marc Riordan (fur), Demian Galvez (Going Varsity in Mariachi), Tim Hecker (Infinity Pool), Bobak Lotfipour (King Coal, Run Rabbit Run), Sterling Hampton (Kylie), Olivia Block, Whitney Johnson & Okkyung Lee (Final Issues), Paloma Peñarrubia (MAMACRUZ), Neo Muyanga (Milisuthando), Matt Friedman (Mirror Celebration), Augustus Muller (My Animal), David “lil’dave” Adams (OURIKA!), Patrick Jonsson (Scrapper), Irya Gmeyner & Martin Hederos (Gradual), Edvard Egilsson (Smoke Sauna Sisterhood), Robin Pecknold (The Dalles), Luigi Allemano (The Flying Sailor), Olivier Alary & Johannes Malfatti (Twice Colonized), Charles Harvey Spears (Weapons and Their Names), John Jennings Boyd (Younger. Wild. Free.) and Taliana Katz (Mutt).

This yr Sundance can also be welcoming again a number of characteristic movies as encore screenings as a part of their “Particular Screenings” and “From the Assortment” collection. These movies characteristic works from the next ASCAP composers and international associates:

Marius De Vries (Coda, Navalny), Questlove (director of Summer season of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution May Not Be Televised)), Saul Williams (SLAM), Zviad Mgebry (Klondike), Matt Robertson (Navalny), Dan Gatto (The Doom Technology).


The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is knowledgeable membership group of songwriters, composers and music publishers of each type of music. ASCAP’s mission is to license and promote the music of its members and international associates, get hold of truthful compensation for the general public efficiency of their works and to distribute the royalties that it collects based mostly upon these performances. ASCAP members write the world’s best-loved music and ASCAP has pioneered the environment friendly licensing of that music to tons of of hundreds of enterprises who use it so as to add worth to their enterprise – from bars, eating places and retail, to radio, TV and cable, to Web, cell companies and extra. The ASCAP license presents an environment friendly answer for companies to legally carry out ASCAP music whereas respecting the fitting of songwriters and composers to be paid pretty. With greater than 900,000 members representing greater than 17 million copyrighted works, ASCAP is the worldwide chief in efficiency royalties, service and advocacy for songwriters and composers, and the one American performing rights group (PRO) owned and ruled by its author and writer members. Study extra and keep in contact at, on Twitter and Instagram @ASCAP and on Fb.

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