2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Soundbreaking - Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music

Monday, March 14
6:15PM - 8:00PM

Stateside Theatre
719 Congress Ave


Hashtags: #sxsw #soundbreaking

SOUNDBREAKING explores the art of music recording, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at the birth of brand new sounds. Featuring more than 160 original interviews with some of the most celebrated recording artists of all time, the series explores the nexus of cutting-edge technology and human artistry that has created the soundtrack of our lives. As new recording technologies and techniques have given way to new forms and styles––and extended their reach to a mass audience––music has become a literal source of identity, entwining itself with history and memory, and defining generations to themselves.

Section: 24 Beats Per Second
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Country: United States
Language: English
Year: 2016
Runtime: 105min

Director: Jeff Dupre, Maro Chermayeff

Executive Producer: James V. Baird, Glenn V. Kinsey, David H. Langstaff, Maxim Langstaff, Adam Sharp

Producer: Joshua Bennett, Julia Marchesi, Sam Pollard, Sally Rosenthal, Amy Schewel, Warren Zanes

Editor: Nancy Novack, Howard Sharp, E. Donna Shepherd, Sam Pollard, Jay Keuper

Music: Nathan Halpern, Chris Ruggiero

Additional Credits: Music Supervisor: Carter Little, Music Supervsior: G. Marq. Roswell, Post Producer: Dan Gilbert, Post Production Supervisor: Matt Rigby, Line Producer: Julie Schapiro-Thorman, Title Sequence Design: Mark Thompson, Matt Rigby, Series Graphics: Mark Thompson, Matt Rigby, Presented by: Higher Ground LLC in association with Sir George Martin


Jeff Dupre produced MARINA ABRAMOVIC THE ARTIST IS PRESENT (HBO, 2012). He directed KEHINDE WILEY AN ECONOMY OF GRACE and produced the Emmy-winning series CARRIER (PBS). Maro Chermayeff directed the Emmy-winning series CARRIER for PBS as well as HALF THE SKY and A PATH APPEARS, both for PBS.

Together they directed the series CIRCUS for PBS.

Public Film Contact
Karen DeMarco

Publicity Contact
Melissa Robinson



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