Reception in La Laguna / Clint Mansell Concert

Dan Spain (2009)

After the Varese Sarabande panel, Melinda and I were driven to the historic theater in La Laguna where Clint Mansell would have his concert, but the panel had started and ended late – which means we ended up missing the walking tour of colonial La Laguna.  Gah! We did however get to the reception on time, where we were joined by the other guests, including Carol Goldsmith (Jerry’s widow), John Ottman, Jan A.P. Kaczmarek and his wife, Vasi Vangelos and …

Santa Cruz de Tenerif

Dan Spain (2009)

Once I cleaned up and relaxed for a few minutes in the hotel room, I met up with Melinda Newman, another journalist out here from Los Angeles who will be writing about the festival for Variety.  We decided to grab a bite for lunch at a cafe in a nearby park – it was quite a nice day out, a little warm but not humid at all. Lunch was pizza, and it came on a platter with a tool that …

Tenerife

Dan Showbiz

Well, it looks like next Tuesday I will be headed to Spain – more specifically, the island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands off the coast of west Africa.  I’ll be attending and covering the Fimucité 3 International Film Music Festival for SoundtrackNet.  Confirmed guests so far include Clint Mansell, Mark Snow, Jan A.P. Kaczmarek, John Ottman, and Joel McNeely.  It should be a fun time and I’m looking forward to it!