Carter Burwell

Carter Burwell

Carter Burwell creates film scores and other stuff, much of which is listed under projects.

You'll find specific information about him in the menu above.

 What's new?

Carter Burwell's most recent film projects include:

The new stop-motion animated film from Laika, Missing Link, which opened in April. The soundtrack album is availabe from Lakeshore Records.

Carter's next film with Bill Condon, The Good Liar, will open in late 2019.

The latest film from the Coen Brothers, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, is streaming on Netflix and the soundtrack album is available from Milan Records.

The Brussels Philharmonic has recorded a collection of Carter Burwell's orchestral scores, available on CD, download and streaming.

There are deluxe vinyl releases of Three Billboards, Wonderstruck, Carol, Anomalisa and Hail Caesar! available from Amazon.

Awards action 2017-2018: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri was nominated for Golden Globe and Academy Awards for best score and won the British Independent Film Award for best score of 2017. Wonderstruck was nominated for a Satellite Award for best score of 2017.



Carter Burwell was interviewed in 2016 by Jeffrey Brown for PBS NewsHour. You can view the seven minute video above.




Above is video of a 90-minute discussion entitled "Art of the Score" between Carter Burwell, Alec Baldwin, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen and neuroscientist Aniruddh Patel, sponsored by the World Science Festival and the New York Philharmonic.

Radio Burwell plays a random playlist of Burwell compositions. The current playlist includes about a dozen pieces that aren't available anywhere else, such as live performances.