Category Archives: short film

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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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“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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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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Action! “Dramatic Themes” now out on Auz library Strange Fruit.

“Dramatic Themes” is the new album with Melbourne-based production library Strange Fruit. It’s been refreshing to produce an internationalist sound, using an orchestral and pianistic backbone with jazz flavours, evocative instrumentation and contemporary sonic palettes. […]

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The Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards 2013

I scored the music for the Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards, which took place on Tuesday 5th November at a gala dinner at the City Hall, Cape Town. Filmmaker Marisa van Jaarsveld had this to say about […]

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“Pine” – the stalker scene

A case of species confusion by an invading alien witnessed by a botanically-correct stalker –  a scene from Stephen Schmidt’s nutty Caper “Pine” with my score.

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A Tone Poem : The Arc of Home

This spacious pianistic piece, “The Arc of Home”, is a tone poem set to a simple, short and yet deeply profound visual narrative by director Amelia Olsen-Boyd.

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Slipstream short film

Music from Nic Paton’s “Space and Story” album used for Jemima Spring’s intriguing “Slipstream”: a 12-minute short put together on less than the cost of a shoestring. The Slipstream collective is on Facebook.

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