I am a multi-award winning Film Composer. I would be delighted to talk with you about bringing life into your production with music.
2019 – Le B-Boy
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 – Train With Jane
Jane needed a quick video to help identify herself & her offering. While she wanted everything to look very simple & natural, she also wanted to have all the elements with logos & music. I was able to do it all for her. Custom music delivers a much better fit than random library music. It cost her very little as I will turn this into an album track.
2019 – Out Of The Box
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. So far we have two wins…
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.
An interesting story well played by an actor who had a string of credits from stalwart Aussie shows like “Cop Shop”.
I actually had the main themes laid out from the script alone, before I even saw an edit.
I was really delighted to get the Best Music Score award as this was confirmation that I had done the right job for the film.
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.
Hire me for your Project
If it is a smaller project, one of my Fiverr Gigs may suit you:
- Short Indie Film or
- Co-Compose from existing MIDI or to get you out of loop hell
If it is a larger project, or you appreciate the more personal approach, please fill in the form below completely so I can see you, your project, and budget. This helps me to know if I can see myself in the work and what sort of costs will be required.
Info here on music licensing and hiring a composer.
These are samples of the sorts of styles I can cover.
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.