About the Film

Featured in Billboard Magazine and USA Today, THE LAST SONGWRITER held its World Premiere at the Nashville Film Festival where it won an Audience Award.

Spotlighting Grammy award-winning artists Garth Brooks, Emmylou Harris and Jason Isbell – as well as some the most influential songs of the past twenty-five years – THE LAST SONGWRITER asks, “Who will write the soundtrack of our lives as songwriters are leaving the profession after earning a fraction of a penny for streams on services such as Pandora or Spotify.”

In a Limited Release in support of the Music Modernization Act, we invite you to enjoy this documentary and help this crucial bill pass the Senate and advocate for writers who comfort, inspire, and forever change our lives with a song.


THE LAST SONGWRITER is directed by award-winning filmmaker Mark Barger Elliott alongside legendary cinematographer Tom Hurwitz (Queen of Versailles) and a score by Grammy award-winning writer Marcus Hummon (Bless the Broken Road).