Danny Elfman is one of the most in-demand and acclaimed composers working in the film industry today, having collaborated with directors like Tim Burton, Sam Raimi, and Gus Van Sant on movies like Beetlejuice, Batman, and Good Will Hunting.

He spoke to Seán Rocks about writing the music for The Simpsons and his upcoming performance in Dublin where he'll perform The Nightmare Before Christmas at the 3Arena on Sunday 8th December.