Films

  Love this. The James Bond theme written by Monty Norman was written earlier for an Indian Musical. Likewise Fortunella by Nino Rota written for Fellini was later re-purposed for […]

Moves and Movies

Sometimes musicians who want to score films ask me how to get in. They need to meet producers and directors and make them aware of the work. During HotDocs those […]

Latest Film Scored

For the 2cnd year in a row, a film I scored gets a premier spot at HotDocs. Yippee.┬áHere is the trailer for the film which is about photography – mugshot […]

This may look like a bunch of hair playing guitar but it is in fact Mr. Sexsmith and he came to my windowless messy studio recently (as did Meg Tenant, […]

The Knight Strikes At Midnight

Director Philippe de Broca and composer Georges Delerue, almost 50 years later The King Of Hearts still my favourite film and soundtrack. The marches and carnival compositions with beautiful semitone […]

I got a call in the early 90s from the head of A&R at Warner Music who would later dislike me forever after I wrote a critical article about what […]

Morituri

Never heard of this film but feeling bored of current and the new arrivals started searching other sections. Found this with Yul Brynner and Marlon Brando in the first row […]

Sometimes people approach me to score a film and explain how to write the music. Weird when they do that; probably they never before worked with a composer. It is […]