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
About five years ago I started going to the gym, prompted by a bulge in the midsection that seemed as alien to me as Kuato in Total Recall. I then proceeded to spend the next 2 years wasting my time and money.
You may be familiar with NaNoWriMo — National Novel Writing Month, in which normal humans across the globe commit to writing a 50,000 word novel during the month of November. This year — it’s happening.
This project represented a number of firsts for me – my first foray into writing music for a musical, and first time working with York’s Six Lips Theatre. The brief from director Roxanna Klimaszewska was clear and focussed – a dark, industrial, steampunk take on Christopher Marlowe’s classic tale.
Another chance to work with the super talented Hedgepig Theatre team – this time a re-imagining of JM Synge’s Irish classic, rehomed to a fantasy Yorkshire by director and writer Andy Curry.