These are samples of the sorts of styles I can cover. Below are actual Portfolio pieces.
All very dramatic: elves, dinosaurs, men in Lycra power suits, and CGI’d New Zealand scenery kinda stuff. Mostly Orchestral sounds with a few synths.
Corporate music is a style written especially for business videos. It is deliberately upbeat, positive & safe which tends to make it less than wonderful listening.
Ambient styles form a large part of my approach to music. In movies I often combine music and some Foley sound design aspects. I can also include Binaural Beats if needed.
This piece starts in a pretty hard-core 1980 Arcade chip space, taking all the limits of the Z80 chip into account. Each section softens that a bit with the advances of technology.
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2019 – Le B-Boy for Make Music Day – this was for a community event. We were only allowed to use instruments from Spitfire Audio and I only have a few scraps (instead of whole packs) that didn’t immediately suggest a workable score. But the animation from Kate Isobel Scott was so tempting. It took about half a day and I am proud of it.
2019 – Out Of The Box – an animated short with a brief of an electronic score with elements of Chiptune and ’80s feel. I composed three main parts; intro, body & end credits. The filmmaker was very happy and I am just waiting for it to be available to show publicly after its festival season.
Very seldom do creatives come together and not butt heads at least once when sharing and collaborating on a project they are both passionate about. Benedict has been one of the most patient, skilled and professional individuals I’ve come in contact with. Not only did he take time in understanding my concept, but was also extremely patient and communicative with the entire project, meeting every deadline and being open to constructive criticism. I’ve learned a ton working with him, and would recommend anyone at any point in their career to collaborate and be open with their ideas. Thank you so much, Benedict!Malachi James Moore – Prophet Productions
2010 – Unrepentant – “Best Music Score” WildSound 2011, “Distinctive Achievement in Sound Design” Wild Rose Independent Film Festival 2010
2000 – Short Films – these were both first films from the Directors. Basil (27th) ran an advert and was very nice to work with. Alan (The Extra-ordinaries of Food) I didn’t meet as the whole thing was set up by the First Film people who saw my work on 27th; it was still a fun project.