‘Three Billboards’ Composer Carter Burwell to Headline Ghent Film Festival (Exclusive)

American composer Carter Burwell will headline the 18th World Soundtrack Awards with a live concert as part of the Ghent Film Festival, on Oct.

17 in Ghent, Belgium.Burwell, a recent Oscar nominee for his music for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” will attend, as will composer Nicholas Britell, who was named last year’s “Discovery of the Year” at the festival for his music for “Moonlight.”Dirk Brosse will conduct the Brussels Philharmonic in excerpts from scores by both composers, accompanied by film clips.Burwell was also Oscar-nominated for his music for “Carol” and won an Emmy for his music for HBO’s “Mildred Pierce,” both of which were Todd Haynes projects.

He is perhaps best-known for his music for many Coen Brothers films including “Fargo,” “The Big Lebowski,” “The Hudsucker Proxy,” “True Grit,” many of which are expected to be presented in concert.Festival artistic director Patrick Duynslaegher said

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