Posts from the ‘News’ Category

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    Outstanding Score in a Drama win, 2 nominations!

    April 10th, 2014 | News | admin | No Comments

    I’m just back from a fantastic 10 days in Los Angeles, where I attended LA Webfest, the ISA’s (Indie Series Awards) and Hollyweb.  Many talented friends and colleagues were honored during these events, as were shows Out With Dad, Clutch, Pay Up, and Asset.  I was thrilled to be nominated for ISA’s for Best Original [...]

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    Best Original Score Nomination!

    January 2nd, 2014 | News | admin | No Comments

    I’m thrilled to announce that my score for “The Lucky Ones” (Ep. 210) of the 2nd season of Clutch has been nominated for Best Original Score at the IAWTV Awards in Las Vegas! It’s also wonderful to see that Clutch was also nominated for Best Ensemble Performance by a Cast including the talented Matthew [...]

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    New Series ASSET premieres January 15, 2014!

    January 1st, 2014 | News, Uncategorized | admin | No Comments

    I’m busy putting the finishing touches on the score for the first episodes of a new show called Asset, which will premiere on on January 15th!  There’s some amazing talent behind Asset, including my friends and Clutch alums Jonathan Robbins, Jeff Sinasac, and Matthew Carvery, and Mike Donis of Pete Winning and The Pirates [...]

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    Out With Dad is back!

    December 11th, 2013 | News | admin | No Comments

    Out With Dad has released the first block of episodes for Season 3!  Episodes 1 – 6 are available now and are already being met with great excitement by the fans. Canada’s Film and Television trade magazine Playback had the following to say about Season 3.01: As befits the international beast that Out With Dad [...]

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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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    Feature Film “The Scarehouse” Announced!

    July 20th, 2013 | News, Slider2, Uncategorized | admin | No Comments

    I’m thrilled to announce that I am officially on board to score the feature film, “The Scarehouse”, a horror directed by Gavin Michael Booth which will be distributed by D Films in Canada and NBC/Universal in the US.  I worked with Gavin on “To Hell, With Love” which is now meeting great success in the [...]

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    Out With Dad Nominated for a Canadian Screen Award!

    January 18th, 2013 | News | admin | No Comments

    “This is perhaps the highest honour Out With Dad has received to date. The Canadian Screen Awards, the new awards program replacing the former Gemini and Genie Awards. For our international friends, this is the equivalent to the BAFTAs in the us U.K. or in the U.S., if the Emmys and the Oscars ended and were merged [...]

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    Winter 2012 News – awards, festivals, and new albums!

    December 10th, 2012 | News, Slider2, Uncategorized | admin | No Comments

    We’re winding down another year, and looking back, it’s been a tremendous one for my colleagues and myself!  I had a wonderful time involved with many different stripes of creative work, with many wonderful collaborators.  I attended a bunch of festivals including WSFF, Reel World, Hot Docs, and TIFF, and saw many splendid films.  I [...]

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    “Plight”, a new rock musical, gets its premiere!

    August 11th, 2012 | News | admin | No Comments

    Plight Volume 1: Genoflex Premiering on August 16th at the 2012 Edmonton Fringe Festival!  Written by Aaron Talbot with music by Adrian Ellis, and presented by Happy Harbor Comics. A fatally wounded security guard is saved by a pharmaceutical test company scientist with a unique and mysterious serum. Little did she know that injecting him [...]

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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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