'Elysium' score began with E-Mail, YouTube link

wochit entertainment
August 08, 2013 AT 7:35 PM
The creation of the Elysium soundtrack was unconventional from the start. Director Neill Blomkamp found composer Ryan Amon on YouTube, e-mailing the then-Bolivia-based musician, who was working on scores for movie trailers, with a simple question, "Is this you?" and a link to one of Amon's early tracks, posted on the site.