John Debney’s Sword and Sorcery Spectacular

It was nearing the end of a day’s scoring session for THE SCORPION KING at the Todd-AO Scoring Stage on the CBS lot in Studio City, California. This was a long Thursday for composer John Debney, who had reached the end of seven days of orchestral scoring for what might be his greatest challenge yet. Debney had just conducted the main title sequence that led into...

John Debney on Scoring End of Days

It’s Monday, November 1st, approximately noon, as I drive into Burbank, California, looking for the new location of composer John Debney’s studio. On my left is Warner Brothers studios in all its glory, on my right, in its entire splendor is - lo and behold - THE DEBNEY BUILDING. To my surprise, John didn’t just move to a new studio, but actually owns...