Patrick Brooks’ award-winning short film captures the audience straight away as a couple gets stuck in an early season snowstorm, during an impromptu trip to the mountains. After six days of captivity, they must answer the question: should they stay, or should they go? Patrick managed to get the necessary budget to record the music with a live 12-piece string ensemble at the one and only ‘Streisand Scoring Stage’ (Sony Pictures Studios, previously MGM). What a trip to have some of LA’s finest players sit in front of you at a stage where scores to movies like The Wizard of Oz (1939), An American in Paris (1951), Ben-Hur (1959) and E.T. (1982) were recorded. Having the director request some last-minute tweaks as we listen to their performance was one of the many perks of doing a live scoring session. You can listen to an excerpt of the score below.