Spielberg/Williams: Celebrating 50 Years of Collaboration (Tribute Video)

The Legacy of John Williams presents a special video tribute to the historic collaboration between director Steven Spielberg and composer John Williams, whom this year celebrate their 50th anniversary of friendship.

Since their first meeting in 1972, the duo has worked together on 29 feature films, including such beloved titles as JAWS, CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND, RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK, E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL, JURASSIC PARK, SCHINDLER’S LIST, and SAVING PRIVATE RYAN. The diversity and variety of their work, in addition to its astounding volume and duration, make the partnership the longest and most successful collaboration between a film director and a composer in the history of cinema.

This tribute video features quotes from Spielberg and Williams taken from interviews over the years, footage from the scoring sessions and a few excerpts from every film they made together. It’s a gift to all Steven Spielberg/John Williams fans and admirers and it’s dedicated to both director and composer, whose artistry continues to enchant, captivate and inspire generations of film lovers around the world.