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Germaine Franco is a film composer.[1] She began composing as a student at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University.[2] She is the first Latina to join the music branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.[3] Her most noteworthy work includes Coco, Tag, Dope, Vida, Dora and the Lost City of Gold, and Little.[4][5]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Director Notes
2007 3 Américas Cristina Kotz Cornejo N/A
2012 Margarita Dominique Cardona
Laurie Colbert
N/A
2015 Dope Rick Famuyiwa Nominated — Black Reel Award for Outstanding Original Score
2016 Shovel Buddies Adam Townley
Simon Atkinson
N/A
2017 Coco Lee Unkrich Score composed by Michael Giacchino
Additional music and Songwriter with Adrian Molina and Giacchino
Annie Award for Music in a Feature Production — Shared with Giacchino, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez and Molina
2018 Tag Jeff Tomsic N/A
Public Disturbance Danny Lee N/A
2019 Little Tina Gordon N/A
Someone Great Jennifer Kaytin Robinson N/A
Dora and the Lost City of Gold James Bobin Composed with John Debney

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Spotlight on Germaine Franco (Film Score Composer) | Heavyocity". Heavyocity Media. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  2. ^ Schweiger, Daniel (June 13, 2018). "Interview with Germaine Franco". Film Music Magazine: A Global Media Online Publication. Retrieved October 18, 2019.
  3. ^ "Germaine Franco Talks Scoring 'Tag' & The Lack of Female Composers in Hollywood: 'It's Not a Glass Ceiling, It's Made of Cement'". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  4. ^ "Interview with Germaine Franco :: Film Music Magazine". Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  5. ^ "Dora and the Lost City of Gold". People en Español. August 15, 2019. Retrieved October 18, 2019.

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