Category Archives: documentary

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TV, Ads, Docs

A more complete YouTube playlist can be found here Using El Djouf (Space and Story) Film by Manu Virani. The story of Naivasha through the eyes of an African Fish Eagle. Dr. Virani explores the […]

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More footage

A more complete YouTube playlist can be found here Cinematic Scores On Common Ground (documentary) On Common Ground: David Goldblatt & Peter Magubane. A few weeks prior to their work being shown together, David Goldblatt […]

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Pwang! A popup portfolio.

I’ve been writing music for visuals for the last 8 years, but only recently have I reviewed this and discovered upwards of 40 video pieces, from commercials to documentaries, where my music has been used. While […]

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Selected footage

Iziko Slave Museum – The Slave Calendar (cultural promo)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2g5wodbufA Stylish and moving promo video by Geometry/Ogilvy for Iziko Slave Museum, using the track “Sinking Down” featuring the voice of Ntutu Nyiki. (2018) Nic Paton Cinematic […]

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Sounds of the Universe with Spitfire Audio, NASA and Eric Whitacre

Esteemed sonic auteurs Spitfire Audio are holding a competition to score 5 NASA videos using their LABS Choir sampler based on choral composer Eric Whitacre’s choir. Compositionally, there are 2 major challenges The films are only […]

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On Common Ground: David Goldblatt and Peter Magubane

I wrote the score for this short film by Paul Weinberg on the last meeting between South African photographic legends David Goldblatt and Peter Magubane. (Please unmute sound manually before playing)

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2 UK releases: “African Chillout” and “Haunting Beauty”

Following my eventful trip to London in July 2017, I am thrilled to announce the release of my music on 2 very different collections. Firstly, don’ wurry be ‘uppy: “African Chillout” is relaxing, fresh, contemporary […]

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“Between Worlds” – a short film

I’m very fortunate to have been the subject of a short film by promising young director Greg Bakker. It’s an artful video portrait which pulls together my long and winding road in music in a […]

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Lyrical Themes (2017)

Fading from MemoryFootprints Of The DancerFractured LightThis Dawn, This Day Nic Paton’s second album with Melbourne Production Library Strange Fruit is “Lyrical Themes” (SF 196). The key to this collection is its crafted melodic emphasis and often […]

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Keep it Strange … Lyrical Themes

Nic Paton’s second album with Melbourne Production Library Strange Fruit is “Lyrical Themes” (SF 196). The key to this collection is its crafted melodic emphasis and often melancholic mood, with piano, winds, string quartet and wide-ranging plucked […]

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