Michael Giacchino scores This Is Where I Leave You

Posted on September 22, 2014 by Dan Goldwasser

Last year, Oscar-winning composer Michael Giacchino recorded his score to the new dramatic-comedy, This Is Where I Leave You. Directed by Shawn Levy, recording of the score took place at the Eastwood Scoring Stage at Warner Bros., and the film opened this past Friday, September 19th. ScoringSessions.com is pleased our readers photos from the session!

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Tim Simonec conducts the orchestra on This Is Where I Leave You

The orchestra tunes

The score was recorded with a string orchestra, to bring out the tender and emotional writing. In the booth, Giacchion was aided by scoring mixer Joel Iwataki, score coordinator Andrea Datzman, music editor Alex Levy, ProTools recordist Vinny Cirilli. Director Shawn Levy was also on hand to give feedback.

Composer Michael Giacchino and scoring mixer Joel Iwataki during the sessions for This Is Where I Leave You

Composer Michael Giacchino listens to director Shawn Levy address the orchestra

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