In the Tracks of / Bandes Originales is a documentary series dedicated to the greatest film music composers.
How a film score is created? How is it “made”?
The series aims to explore the relations between music and cinema and to propose a deeper thought upon the creative process. Famous composers are privileged witnesses. Thanks to their great experience, they are able to share their passion with us while analyzing the field and scope of their work.



24-hour streaming period
film only
watch on computer, TV,
mobile, and tablet

watch or download anytime
+ bonus: concert, interviews, etc
watch on computer, TV,
mobile, and tablet

bonus : concert, interviews, etc
16 pages booklet,
texts + photos (french & english)

Bandes Originales / In the Tracks of : Jean-Claude Petit – 52min
Jean-Claude Petit gets the First Prize for harmony, fugue and counterpoint at the National Conservatory of Music in Paris at the age of 10, before accompanying on piano jazz musicians such as Dexter Gordon, Johnny Griffin or Kenny Clarke.

In 1966, he became an arranger for many french pop artists such as Claude François, Julien Clerc, Eddy Mitchell… It is in 1982 that Jean-Claude Petit decided to break with pop music and begin to serve cinema with the diversity of his music …

Through his passion for music, his experience and his vision as a committed artist, Jean-Claude Petit talks about his amazing musical journey and moves us into it, making us discover a rich world of knowledge and emotions …

Unreleased concert (26 min) –
Jean-Claude Petit @ Church of Soisy-sous-Montmorency
Interviews (95 min) –
Language & subtitles :
French & english

Pierre ADENOT – Compososer / France
Philip CATHERINE – Guitarist / Belgium
Julien CLERC – Singer / France
Bertrand DE LABBEY – Agent – Président of Artmedia / France
Stephane LEROUGE – Film music specialist / France
Gérard MORDILLAT – Director – Writer / France
Pascal OBISPO – Songwriter-singer / France
Jean-Paul RAPPENEAU – Director / France
Alain SOUCHON – Songwriter-singer / France