Films

Dame Julia Nesbelch, the producer of City Of Wood once remarked when we were discussing a hissy fit thrown by an electric guitarist who’s claim to fame was owning an […]

Being fired is a total shock. In 30 years it happened twice and I didn’t see it coming. It was in a way good but painful. Makes you think lots […]

What Ron Proulx Said

What especially stuck out in my last conversation with Ron Proulx was when he said “this better not end up in your blog”. I knew exactly what he meant but I can […]

Best Problem Ever

I worked on a feature film earlier this year, the adaptation of the Michael Healey play The Drawer Boy. A strange experience because I attended the actual play at Theatre Passe […]

the film I am currently scoring came about because an editor at the company worked with me 2 years earlier and recommended me when they wondered out loud who to […]

I worked on a film and they required me to sign a clause that stipulated I could not say anything negative about them – ever. This became weirder by the […]

  I have a task in writing for a film to imitate the Can Can song by Offenbach. So I wrote a piece on piano that feels similar but doesn’t […]

Do Your Thing ...But Do It Like This

The common train wreck filmmakers have with composers is the “how” of temp music. The editor wants something to cut with (understandable) so they take Led Zeppelin, Radiohead, King Sunny […]