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Jacob Yoffee and Roahn Hylton - Free Meek

8/12/2019
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Jacob Yoffee is the Resident Composer for the American Studio Orchestra and is scoring Disney’s hit series ‘Andi Mack‘ He has worked on the trailer campaigns for Fantastic Beasts : The Crimes of Grindelwald, Ready Player One Star Wars : The Force Awakens,, Star Wars : The Last Jedi & Rogue One : A Star Wars Story. He has scored over 25 feature length films including: Pawn,You Can’t Say No, and A Resurrection. Roahn Hylton, known as "First Born", is a Hip-Hop, R&B, and Pop music producer...

Duration:00:17:49

Joe Thwaites and Jim Fowler - Blood & Truth

8/5/2019
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Jim Fowler has written music and created sound for theatre, film, animation and games since 2002. He has orchestrated for the BAFTA award winning score of Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture and, in 2018, arranged and orchestrated "PlayStation in Concert" for the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. As staff composer and orchestrator at Sony PlayStation, Fowler worked on projects such as: Wonderbook: Book of Spells (part of J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World) & LittleBigPlanet. Joe Thwaites is currently...

Duration:00:18:21

Nathan Whitehead - Days Gone

7/29/2019
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Nathan Whitehead's work as a composer, arranger, and producer spans genres from the comedies Keanu and Killing Hasselhoff to the action thrillers The Purge: Election Year and Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Recently he completed scoring the Sony PlayStation video game Days Gone. Days Gone is an open-world action-adventure game set in a harsh wilderness two years after a devastating global pandemic. Play as Deacon St. John, a Drifter and bounty hunter who rides the broken road, fighting to...

Duration:00:32:59

Adrian Ellis - Last Call

7/23/2019
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With over 60 credits to his name, Adrian’s feature film work includes The Scarehouse, Definition of Fear and Taken Too Far. His television credits include themes for Daily Planet (Discovery), orchestral cues for The CFL and International Hockey (TSN), as well as music for Canada’s long running national morning show, Canada AM (CTV). One of his recent projects is for the feature film LAST CALL, directed by Gavin Michael Booth. Last Call is a real-time split-screen feature film shot in two,...

Duration:00:18:31

e.hillman - Ashen

7/15/2019
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e.hillman (also known as Eric Hillman) is a composer/producer and songwriter based Wisconsin. Born into a strong classically-trained musical family, Eric began singing and playing piano at the age of 5. He began composing at the age of 12 and by 16 knew that he wanted to score for picture. After graduating from the Berklee College of Music with a degree in Film Scoring, he moved to Chicago, where he, alongside his life-long music partner Brian Holl, laid the ground work for the acclaimed...

Duration:00:13:46

Carly Paradis - The Innocents

7/8/2019
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Royal Television Society nominated Carly Paradis is a film and TV composer, songwriter and pianist, whose credits include the BBC series LINE OF DUTY, Sky Atlantic’s SICK NOTE and PBS Masterpiece/ITV’s PRIME SUSPECT 1973. Her music has also been used in trailers for True Detective, Homeland and Martin Scorsese’s Hugo. She tours live with Clint Mansell and she played piano on Mansell’s soundtrack to MOON and recently, she wrote the original score for the Netflix original series THE...

Duration:00:13:59

Chad Hobson - Leaving Neverland

7/1/2019
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Chad Hobson's diverse talents as a composer and performer have prompted collaborations with many prestigious figures in the film industry. He arranged and played Asian ethnic instruments, supported by a full orchestra, for James McTeigue and the Wachowskis' Ninja Assassin. He also provided vocals and choral arrangements for the classically scored The Young Victoria, produced by Martin Scorsese and starring Emily Blunt. Some of his recent projects include two-time BAFTA and Grierson...

Duration:00:14:10

Matt Morton - Apollo 11

6/24/2019
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Matt Morton is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and engineer/producer from Columbus, Ohio. He was a founding member, lead guitarist, and vocalist for The Shantee (rock band), and has recorded several albums and opened for bands including George Clinton and Parliament/Funkadelic, Blues Traveler, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, the Neville Brothers, Widespread Panic, and The National. His feature-length scores include 'Scaring the Fish', John Urbano's Panama documentary 'Beauty of the...

Duration:00:19:14

H-Pi - Styx: Master of Shadows

6/17/2019
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Henri-Pierre Pellegrin, aka H-Pi, is a french composer/producer and sound designer. From 2005 to 2009, He was an in-house Composer/Sound Designer at Gameloft. He then he joined Game Audio Factory team in 2010, and eventually became a freelancer in 2015. He is best known for his work in Video Games and television including: video games Trackmania and Brave Frontier: The Last Summoner for which he made his first appearance on The Annotator in ep. 52. H-Pi has written two original scores for...

Duration:00:16:08

Justin Melland - Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes

6/10/2019
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Justin Melland is Los Angeles based award winning film composer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He has written original scores for THE KILL TEAM, Showtime's DARK NET; and the Emmy award winning film IN FOOTBALL WE TRUST. He has also scored documentaries such as the HBO documentary THE DEATH OF KEVIN CARTER, Netflix's EXTREMIS. Most recently he scored the Starz original series WRONG MAN and Netflix's Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes with two time Emmy Award winning...

Duration:00:13:45

Rozen - Children of Termina

6/3/2019
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Rozen (aka Daniel Jimenez) is a Los Angeles based composer/arranger. His recent work includes an extensive repertoire of video game arrangements from franchises such as, Hearthstone, Metroid, Kingdom Hearts, and The Legend of Zelda. Rozen was nominated for his first G.A.N.G. award for Best Game Music Cover/Remix in 2016, for his cover single of “Vault 111” from Fallout 4, and his track “Liberi Fatali: Fated Children” won a G.A.N.G. award for Best Game Music Cover/Remix in 2017. His most...

Duration:00:17:35

Nainita Desai - Untamed Romania

5/28/2019
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Nainita Desai is a British composer and sound designer who has scored countless bespoke scores for film and TV including: BBC, HBO, ITV and C4. She has studied the sitar, piano, guitar, tabla and violin. She has worked with artists such as Tori Amos, Peter Gabriel and Sinead O'Connor. Some of her recent scoring projects include the WWII thriller, ENEMY WITHIN, the psychological horror film DARKNESS VISIBLE and THE LIFE AFTER. Another recent project is for the 2018 film UNTAMED ROMANIA, the...

Duration:00:21:39

John Murphy - Les Misérables (BBC)

5/20/2019
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In 2010, John Murphy, composer of memorable film scores such as 28 Days Later, Kick-Ass, and Sunshine, stepped away from the film music world for an 8-year hiatus. The British film composer is a self-taught multi-instrumental musician who began in the 1980s, working notably with The Lotus Eaters, Thomas Lang, and Claudia Brücken. He then went on to collaborate numerous times with directors such as: Danny Boyle, Guy Ritchie, Michael Mann, Matthew Vaughn, and Stephen Frears. John Murphy...

Duration:00:14:55

Cody Matthew Johnson - Devil May Cry 5: Subhuman

5/13/2019
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Cody Matthew Johnson is a multi-media composer, music producer, sound designer, and multi-instrumentalist. While obtaining his Bachelor of Music in Composition Scoring for Visual Media, he began to work alongside critically acclaimed composer Jeff Rona (“Far Cry 4”, “God of War III”) composing additional music, producing, and mixing a variety of TV, film and game projects. He is credited on scores for TNT’s “Claws”, Sony’s PSN debut series “Powers”, and a variety of feature films and...

Duration:00:17:02

Jeff Rona - Devil May Cry 5: Crimson Cloud

5/6/2019
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JEFF RONA is an accomplished and award-winning contemporary composer for film, TV, and video games, as well as a recording artist and producer. He has collaborated with Philip Glass, Mark Isham, Lisa Gerrard, Basil Poledouris, Hans Zimmer and Cliff Martinez. Among his numerous credits as composer is the groundbreaking television series “Homicide: Life On The Street” as well as multiple AAA video games such as: “God of War 3”, “Far Cry 4”, “Marvel vs Capcom Infinite”, “Transformers”,...

Duration:00:13:28

Dynamic Music Partners - Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts

4/30/2019
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Emmy Award-winning composers Michael McCuistion, Lolita Ritmanis and Kristopher Carter, collectively known as Dynamic Music Partners, have created hundreds of hours of music for a numerous TV series, independent films, video games and live performance events. Together, they have collectively earned twenty-eight Emmy Award nominations and six Annie Award nominations as composers for Marvel’s Avengers Assemble, Batman: The Brave And The Bold, Justice League, Teen Titans, Batman Beyond, The...

Duration:00:16:40

Andrew Lockington - Frontier

4/24/2019
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Canadian composer, Andrew Lockington, has composed original scores for feature films such as Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, Journey to the Center of the Earth and Journey to the Mysterious Island. Additionally, he has scored “City of Ember,” “The Space Between Us” and “Rampage” which he discussed on The Annotator episode 34. One of his most recent projects has been scoring the original television series FRONTIER. FRONTIER is a Canadian historical period drama television series co-created...

Duration:00:18:54

The Blasting Company [Joshua Kaufman and Justin Rubenstein] - Costume Quest

4/1/2019
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The Blasting Company is a band of multi-instrumentalists known for their specialty in a multitude of musical genres, past and present. Founded as a street band in Nashville by brothers Joshua Kaufman and Justin Rubenstein, the band eventually landed in Los Angeles where they were quickly introduced to the world film and television. Early ventures into film scores include songs written for Burlesque and Five-Year Engagement, but they are probably best known for their score on the Emmy-winning...

Duration:00:15:32

Finishing Move (Brian Trifon, Brian Lee White) - Crackdown 3

3/25/2019
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Finishing Move is an award winning production company composing music and sound design for games, television, film and ad campaigns. Principal composers Brian Trifon and Brian Lee White craft emotionally connected sonics for the world’s finest brands and media. Finishing Move have written music from video games such as: Halo Wars 2 franchise, the Anki Overdrive game series, Massive Chalice and Dropchord. They have also contributed to films such as Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Catch and...

Duration:00:18:15

Frederik Wiedmann - The Dragon Prince [Season 2]

3/18/2019
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Composer Frederik Wiedmann, who has composed original scores for over 40 projects, including animated films and TV shows such as: SON OF BATMAN, JUSTICE LEAGUE: FLASHPOINT and the GREEN LANTERN animated series, returns to continue his musical story behind The Dragon Prince. In our last episode, Wiedmann shared about how he originally came onto the Netflix project, his unique musical approach, making eclectic instrument choices from around the world, and the fan reaction to his season 1...

Duration:00:19:00