Thursday, June 12, 2014

CRIMINAL MINDS Season 9 - Composers Marc and Steffan Fantini Dish On Working For Show - Interview

By Anna Halkidis

The suspenseful and psychological thrill of Criminal Minds makes the CBS drama one of television's most addicting shows. The talented writers and cast contribute to its success, of course, but there's one essential factor that's often forgotten – the music. Marc and Steffan Fantini have scored the show along with Scott Gordon since the first episode premiered in 2005 and they have helped mold the jaw-dropping moments.

“The way you score it is a huge part of how the audience reacts,” Steffan told Enstars over the phone about shows and films. “If you had this big action scene, or this romantic moment, or a scary moment with no music, it wouldn't really be complete.”

Originally from New York, the two musicians performed in a rock band years before they scored their first movie in 1999 called The Moment After. Since then the brothers expanded their diverse resume to include projects far different than Criminal Minds . Marc and Steffan scored the comedy Moms' Night Out, in theaters now, using a full orchestra, which they hope to do again in the future. They also created a...

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