For Scores, Disney’s podcast series about music, scores, and composers is presenting an interview with the legendary Danny Elfman. The podcast episode premiered today, October 13, 2021.

What’s Happening:

  • Disney’s For Scores podcast has posted an interview with legendary composer Danny Elfman.
  • In the interview, Elfman talks about creating the score for The Nightmare Before Christmas, in addition to his longtime creative partnership with Tim Burton.
  • The series is hosted by Variety’s Jon Burlingame and explores the challenges and emotional journeys of musical storytellers.
  • Here is the official synopsis for the episode: “Host Jon Burlingame sits down with legendary composer Danny Elfman to talk about his scoring of “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and his decades-long collaboration with Tim Burton. Danny also reveals to Jon the fascinating behind-the-scenes story of how the music for this cult classic film got made, why Halloween has been a special night for him since childhood and how intertwined he and Jack Skellington truly are.”

  • Fans can find the For Scores podcast on a variety of audio streaming platforms including
    • Spotify
    • Apple Podcasts
    • Pandora
    • Tune In
    • And More

Did You Know?

  • For Scores has been entertaining Disney music fans for three years. The series now has 30 episodes featuring interviews with the biggest names from the Disney songbook.
  • Among those featured are fan favorites:
  • The For Scores podcast series is produced by Maria Kleinman for Disney Music Group in association with Treefort Media.