Sam Hughes speaks to Marvel Universe Live composer, Michael Picton. They discuss his career so far, his techniques and more!
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Michael Picton is an award-winning composer writing for film, television, theatre, concert, branding, advertising, and circus. His network themes for PBS, CNN, Amazon and others are broadcast continuously around the world; his circus and theater music can be heard in concert halls, arenas and theaters across North America; his media work includes TV series, feature films, documentaries, promos and ads.
In 2006 Michael composed the score and songs for his first circus, Bellobration, the 137th edition of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey. He has gone on to create music for seven more Ringling Brothers shows with Feld Entertainment as well as music for Disney Live and, most recently, the arena spectacle Marvel Universe Live. He has composed three shows in an ongoing collaboration with the company Cirque Mechanics: Boom Town, Cirque Mechanics with Orchestra, and Pedal Punk.
Michael composed the score to the SyFy prime time network series Flash Gordon. His theme to the VH1 reality show I Want to Work for Diddy received a BMI Film & TV award in 2009.
Website: Michael Picton
Facebook: Michael Picton
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