Women Technology Creativity: Kathryn Bostic and Hip Hop in the Film Score
During this inaugural in a first-tuesday-of-the-month series of Women Technology Creativity workshops, we begin at 6:00pm with free burritos and time to meet each other, followed by a presentation at 6:30 by Kathryn Bostic focusing on her innovative use of hip hop in her film scores.
Kathryn Bostic, a composer, singer-songwriter, pianist, and vocalist known for her work in film, TV, and live theater, has been named Berklee’s 2018–2019 Film Scoring Artist in Residence. Bostic is the first female African American film composer to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She is also a member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and vice president of the Alliance for Women Film Composers. Bostic has composed for films and television shows including Dear White People, American Masters ("August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand"), Middle of Nowhere, and Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel'le, and has written music for several August Wilson plays.
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