François-Eudes Chanfrault

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François-Eudes Chanfrault (2 December 1974 – 11 March 2016), also credited as François Eudes and Francois Eudes, was a French composer and musician.

Quotes[edit] interview (September 10, 2008)[edit]

Perkins, Rodney (10 September 2008). "An interview with VINYAN Composer François-Eudes Chanfrault". Twitch Film ( Retrieved on 26 February 2012. 

  • And while expecting me to be the more free I could be, he pushed me to my own corners, always asking for more. More freedom, more experiments, more noise, more trash, more, more.
  • It was a fascinating experience where I literally wrote and recorded music live on the picture while Fabrice was screaming "more, more", yelling and singing to finally explode together in a "yeahhhhhh, that's fucking great!"
  • We thought about the movie as a global piece of work, not picture, then voices, then music.
  • I think my work is unusual, so when someone comes to me, it's rarely to ask me some Zimmer shit, even though it happens sometimes. When it happens, I do my best to write decent / elegant music that could match their needs and mine. But mostly, people want me to be myself.
  • My own story is like a fairy tale nobody would believe because it's exactly what you expect but it never happened. interview (October 2, 2008)[edit]

Taymans, Damien (2 October 2008). "Interview du compositeur François-Eudes Chanfrault". ( Retrieved on 27 February 2012. 

  • I worked carefully in the darkness and the silence.
  • I love working on genre films.
  • I enjoy a freedom of tone and experimentation unparalleled, almost unthinkable in more traditional films — producers are becoming more conservative, dramatically.
  • Finally, the role of sound in these films is very important, and directors give it a lot of attention. We work hard, we try, it is not just enough to illustrate. We must build a character in its own music.
  • But there are constants. The first is anxiety, because you have to reinvent an entire personal universe from that of another, understanding the film, its form, its rhythm, its colors.

Quotes about François-Eudes Chanfrault[edit]

  • Chanfrault is one of the few French musicians to accommodate both a classical and a true technological expertise.
  • She relates how she then viewed his body at the morgue, while a long static shot of the park where the murder took place unspools, backed by Francois Eudes Chanfrault's sparse, sorrowful, string-based score.
  • The director/writer team is friends and fans of another French duo, Alexandre Aja and Grégory Levasseur, responsible for the blood-drenched Haute Tension. Logically, they have chosen to share the same editor (Baxter) and composer (François-Eudes Chanfrault), resulting in equally effective jackknife editing and a sonorous score.
    • Gopaul, Sarah (17 September 2007). "Reviews: Inside". Popjournalism (; Robert Ballantyne / Popjournalism Enterprises). Retrieved on 26 February 2012. 
  • The film is supported by its strong, vivid images and a hypnotic score by François-Eudes Chanfrault (known by his equally great music for Inside).

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