Spotlight on: Amie Doherty, the first woman to ever compose for a DreamWorks movie
She Hulk, Star Trek, Fargo, Spirits Untamed are amongst Amie Doherty’s portfolio, but how (in her words) does a girl from Ballinasloe end up writing music for movies? We talk to the accomplished composer and orchestrator from her LA home
When I speak with composer Amie Doherty on Zoom, she’s all bunged up with Covid. “There won’t be much good music coming from me today.” she says. Thankfully, there’s plenty of good chat. She’s speaking from her home in Los Angeles and she is up early for this interview, but then she tends to get up early anyway. “I have a home studio, so it’s up to myself. It takes a lot of self discipline....