Posts from the ‘Film TV Web Projects’ Category

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    Ready to Face Your Fears? The Score for The Scarehouse Completed!

    October 3rd, 2014 | Features, Film TV Web Projects, News | admin | No Comments

    I’m very excited about the upcoming release of The Scarehouse (D Films/NBC Universal), which is slated to hit theaters on October 21st in US and Canada.  I recently finished the score, which was the work of many weeks spent locked in my darkened studio while the sun shone outside.  The result is an 80′s and [...]

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    Orchestral Recording of New Themes for CFL and IIHF on TSN!

    October 3rd, 2014 | Film TV Web Projects, News, Slider2 | admin | No Comments

    I recently had the pleasure of creating a new theme for International Hockey (IIHF) on TSN, and, in collaboration with Drasko Vucevic of Drastic Music + Technology, revamping their theme for the CFL.  These powerful, epic, gladiatorial pieces were recorded with a live orchestral complement in the beautiful city of Prague with the Filmharmonic Orchestra, [...]

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    The Scarehouse – Score Design Pre-production Diary (w/ sneak peek track!)

    October 18th, 2013 | Blog, Features, Film TV Web Projects, News | admin | 1 Comment

    Welcome to The Scarehouse Blood-chilling screams filled the cloying semi-darkness of the abandoned swimming pool room.  I quickly checked the levels and made sure I was rolling.  Behind me, an extension cord ran through the dank boiler room into the darkness of the adjacent chamber filled with body parts and broken glass.  Sounds of agony [...]

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    Canadian Cathedrals

    August 10th, 2012 | Features, Film TV Web Projects, News | admin | No Comments

    I produced the “olympic” style music for a 5 part series of short documentaries on Canada’s “storied old hockey barns” for Sportsnet.  It was an interesting challenge to help give these pieces their emotional heart, as each is essentially a filmed “still life”, and I had a great time working with director Tate Young and [...]

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    CTV/Discovery Channel Canada

    January 31st, 2011 | Blog, Film TV Web Projects, News, Slider2, Uncategorized | admin | No Comments

    Discovery Canada’s flagship show, Daily Planet, got a sonic makeover for the premiere of it’s 2010/11 season!  I composed an exciting new theme for the show, as well as a full music package including 8 variations on the theme in different styles.  These were incredibly fun and challenging to produce, and had me researching multiple [...]

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    Out With Dad

    January 28th, 2011 | Blog, Film TV Web Projects, News | admin | No Comments

    2010 Directed by Jason Leaver, Produced by Eric Taylor. With over half a million views of it’s first season, this popular web-series is really taking off!  The score was produced with live harp and strings, and also features songs off of Late July’s debut album, Side Swept.  The second season is currently in pre-production. Update! [...]

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    Mattermorphosis

    November 30th, 2010 | Blog, Film TV Web Projects, News, Producer/Arranger/Musician | admin | No Comments

    [Currently in production] From Asylum Sound (featuring Adrian Ellis, and Drasko Vucevic of Drastic Music) comes The Mattermorphosis Collection: a new, boutique collection of signature samples for the discerning producer who wants to put a unique and authentic stamp on their productions. Warning: this is not for the feint of heart – if you are [...]

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    Shift

    March 31st, 2010 | Film TV Web Projects, Slider2 | admin | No Comments

    Drawing from a number of pop culture references, Shift is a thrilling CGI animated short film featuring an epic battle between two mortal enemies, and an equally epic and intense orchestral score!  Written for brass and strings primarily, it also features a huge gothic choir and incorporates electronic elements and breakbeats.  This music was also [...]

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    Mobius

    September 3rd, 2009 | Film TV Web Projects | admin | No Comments

    Fall 2009 – art installation part of Nuit Blanche.  Directed by Jason Leaver. For this project, I wrote an ambient score (featuring live viola, electric guitar, and sound design) that would loop back, as well as interact with itself on 4 opposing screens at a %25 offset. Here’s a clip of the music on it’s [...]

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    The Crackwalker

    October 8th, 2008 | Film TV Web Projects | admin | No Comments

    Adrian Ellis’ moody sound design is a near-perfect aural background for the gloomy action. – Graeme Stewart, BlogTO Staged and Confused’s 2008 production of The Crackwalker enjoyed fantastic critical reviews and popular success, and many sold out shows. NOW Magazine gave it “NNNN” and called it a “near-flawless production”, and it received 4 stars from [...]

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