The Pepperdine/Pickford Short Film Composition Project

The Mary Pickford Foundation has provided a scholarship grant to Pepperdine University students to compose and perform original music for Biograph short films starring Mary Pickford. Students will be composing scores for the 1912 short films, The School Teacher and the Waif; So Near, Yet So Far and A Lodging for the Night. Filmmaker, archivist, musician and Grammy winner Alan Boyd will be working with the Foundation’s Elaina Friedrichsen and Henry Stotsenberg in this endeavor.

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