7 January 2010 — Question Time
Miguel has had a chapter published in the Ashgate Research Companion to Popular Musicology. ‘Reinventing Question Time’ explores the title music for the popular political debate programme, Question Time, as it has evolved over the last 30 years.
3 December 2009 — Holler Screening
Cassius Matthias’ film Holler with a score by Miguel will receive its premiere at the National Film Theatre on the 14th December.
27 November 2009 — Cinemagic
Miguel led a film composition workshop at the Cinemagic Film Festival in Belfast and was joined by David Arnold, composer of the James Bond movies.
5 August 2009 — Miguel on Radio 5 Live
Miguel was a guest on the Simon Mayo show on BBC Radio 5 Live and discussed the use of music in film with composer David Arnold, filmmaker Kenny Glennan and film critic Nigel Floyd.
1 August 2009 — Invention/Re-invention Published
Miguel’s special edition of the journal Music, Sound and the Moving Image entitled ‘Invention/re-invention’ has now been published. Order a copy
13 July 2009 — Little Ashes on DVD
Little Ashes is now available to buy on DVD. Order your copy from Amazon or all other good DVD retailers.
24 June 2009 — Unheard Melodies Workshop
Miguel led an event on composing for film for A-Level students at the National Film Theatre.
29 May 2009 — Screened Music
‘Screened Music: Global Perspectives’ a special edition of Ethnomusicology Forum edited by Miguel Mera and Anna Morcom has been published. The volume includes Miguel’s interview with filmmaker Atom Egoyan.
20 May 2009 — Forgotten Music From the GPO
Miguel conducted a special concert of Benjamin Britten’s film music live to picture at the Cambridge Arts Picturehouse. The scores, written during the 1930s for the General Post Office (GPO) Film Unit, included the famous documentary film Night Mail.
8 May 2009 — Little Ashes Cinema Release
Little Ashes is released in the USA, UK and Spain today and in Canada on May 22nd. The film tells the controversial story of the relationship between Salvador Dali (Robert Pattinson) and Federico Garcia Lorca (Javier Beltran.) If you want to know more watch the trailer or got to the movie website.