Interview with Craig Safan on “The Last Starfighter”, “Wolfen”, and “Rough Magic”… Read more:
Craig Safan’s first “non-filmscore” release. Music based on his impressions of the cave paintings of Paleolithic Europe. Here are Safan’s liner notes: I’ve been fascinated by mythology since I was six years old. I can remember sitting for hours in the school library looking through books of Greek Myths, entranced. Summers spent in Laredo, Texas turned into extensive fossil …
One of the last remaining “holy grails” on my personal wish list has been Craig Safan’s nostalgic masterpiece The Last Starfighter… Read more:
Craig Safan‘s score to the Warner Bros. and Universal Studios co-production The Last Starfighter (1984) remains the most popular and iconic of his numerous film scores. Read more from Scifi Pulse: Mr. Safan gives us heroes, romance, villains, comedy, and adventure. And each of those moods is accomplished with a full orchestra sound we rarely hear in adventure movies today. Read more from Score Track: “Greetings, …
But what stands out immediately about this score is how it ambiguously it evokes both pulsating terror and cinematic awe, sometimes leaning more one way than the other… Read entire review:
Warning Sign was a 1985 science fiction-horror film directed by Hal Barwood and starring Sam Waterston, Kathleen Quinlan, and Yaphet Kotto. These days the film is most well known for its score which was created by the multi-award winning Hollywood film composer Craig Safan. Read on “Louder than War” website:
Craig Safan has been invited to conduct his music at the International Film Music Festival. Safan plans to conduct a new suite based on his music from “The Last Starfighter” as well as “The Remo Williams Overture” and “Elegy from Son of the Morning Star”.