Composing

Airplane back from Winnipeg, Blade Runner playing. As it started I read the credits, Harrison Ford, Edward Olmos, Daryl Hannah, Rutger Hauer and I thought how cool they got the […]

Animals are already in that space improvisors are trying to sniff out. They’re paying attention to every second, already living it. I used to think it was valuable to try […]

Interesting to hear more land acknowledgements this year. Opening remarks at public events stimulate thought even though some people read it without much life in their voice. Guess you can’t […]

Used to drive on the left and faster than the pack but experience altered me. Now the slow lane, no guarantee but better odds for longevity. Hard to not play […]

Yesterday was several kind of blue. The blue eye glass frames on the woman on the subway, wondering how does one do that? How the homeless woman in the Bank […]

People talk about their birthright as though to declare you are paleo or a blue bombers fan or someone who drives a prius is your birthright. Others would say the […]

The Drawer Boy which I scored earlier this year (and found amazing), was turned down by TIFF which makes no sense. Yesterday it won Grand Prize at the Heartland Film […]

Another time I attended a TIFF premiere, that time for Fog Of War by Errol Morris. So exciting to be up close and personal with a director of such accomplishment […]

At a TIFF premiere, Q & A with director and I got the last question. I asked what his process was like with the composer.   He answered the composer […]

When I asked the guy in the long rush hour line about whether the express bus would arrive soon it was clear he couldn’t speak much English. He’s visiting from […]