Michael Lloyd scores David and Fatima
Posted on January 22, 2008 by Dan Goldwasser
Recently, composer Michael Lloyd recorded his score to the independent drama, David and Fatima. Set in Israel, the film tells the story of a forbidden love between David, a Jewish teenager who falls in love with a Palestinian girl named Fatima. Lloyd conducted his score with the Hollywood Studio Symphony at the Eastwood Scoring Stage at Warner Bros.
Michael Lloyd conducts his score to David and Fatima with a string ensemble of the Hollywood Studio Symphony
Michael Lloyd examines his score to David and Fatima
Expressive and emotional, the orchestral score also features vocal elements sung by Christy Crowl, George Doering on oud and guitar, and Pedro Eustache on ney and duduk. During one of the cues, concertmaster Bruce Dukov performed an expressive violin solo.
Pedro Eustache plays the duduk
George Doering performs guitars on David and Fatima
In the control room, scoring mixer Bobby Fernandez worked the console, as additional music composer / co-orchestrator Karim Elmahmoudi and and scoring assistant Kirsten Baum gave Lloyd feedback. Also, Orchestrator Conrad Pope attended the recording session as guest providing valuable feedback.
Orchestra contractor Peter Rotter with scoring assistant Kirsten Baum and additional music composer / co-orchestrator Karim Elmahmoudi
Scoring mixer Bobby Fernandez
David and Fatima will be completed this year, and is scheduled to play in major national and international film festivals.
Bruce Dukov performs an emotional violin solo