In his three-hour interview, John Debney talks about his early years, and becoming a gofer at Disney. He recalls his earliest composing work for The Wonderful World of Disney, and eventually working for television composer Mike Post. He describes composing for several series, including The Young Riders (for which he received an Emmy Award), seaQuest DSV, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Sisters, and Hatfields & McCoys. Debney discusses the craft of composing for television and features, detailing his day-to-day activities working on projects. He chronicles working on several feature films like "Hocus Pocus," "Elf," "Liar Liar," and "The Passion of the Christ," as well as his relationships with directors Garry Marshall, Robert Rodriguez, and Jon Favreau. Jon Burlingame conducted the interview in a joint venture with the Film Music Foundation on August 1, 2017 in Burbank, CA.