I was approached by Tony Hipwell of Grunt Productions to provide the score for his new comedy-action short The Supply Teacher, and jumped at the chance to work with him.
This project represented a number of firsts – my first time working with York’s Off The Rock Productions and my first stage acting role.
Film acting is something I’ve long been wanting to try, and thanks to Jamie McKeller from RedShirt Films, I had the opportunity.
I’ve long admired actors. Working ‘behind the scenes’ in the theatre and watching how they turn some pages of dialogue into almost-real people is magical to me.
Once again I was fortunate enough to be invited to work with Hedgepig Theatre. This time, on their adaptation of The Maids by Jean Genet, a twisted tale of two murderous sisters.
RedShirt films specialise in crazy, geek-culture romps filled with huge explosions and larger-than-life characters. For the finale of their series ‘Nights at the Round Table’, they came to me for a score to match.
After I’d worked with RedShirt films on Retro Fury, and had such a fun time doing so, I jumped at the chance to score their new sci-fi comedy series.
Because the last one was a success (11 5-star Amazon reviews at the time of writing, cough), I decided to undertake NaNoWriMo again this year.
Yes, as I previously said, I have managed that which so many dream of – I have written a full-length novel called “It Looks Like You’re Writing a Letter”.
I first approached RedShirt Film’s Jamie McKeller because I heard he was doing an 80s inspired action short and I knew I had a few pieces of music in my archive that he might be interested in. He was very positive and asked me to score the film, and I was delighted as I am… Read More Retro Fury