John Ottman: The Wizard of Light and Sound

The more you understand what composer John Ottman is about, the more creative possibilities in making a motion picture begin to seem endless. John is one of the first film score composers in this business to create orchestral scores and edit the film at the same time. To take this one step further, he’s also a technical wizard in the recording studio...

John Ottman on Scoring Eight Legged Freaks

John Ottman’s career as a composer continues to blossom, just as his parallel career as a film editor (PUBLIC ACCESS, THE USUAL SUSPECTS, APT PUPIL, URBAN LEGENDS: FINAL CUT) and a film director (URBAN LEGENDS: FINAL CUT) spin off into new but related territories. Through the space of less than ten years, Ottman has amassed an impressive array...