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“Soaring”: drone footage with new album “Wide Horizons”.

Filmmaker Stephen Schmidt of Splash Films made this stunning video to the track “Soaring” off the new “Wide Horizons” production library collection now out on Mama Dance.  

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“Rolling Hills” from new album “Wide Horizons”

Enjoy this preview from the soon to be released “Wide Horizons” (more soon). I teamed up with filmmaker Jaco Wolmarans who did this superb visual essay of the Golden Gate area of the Drakensberg Mountains.

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How I spent 1988

So, 26 years ago I was a student in Jazz at the University of KwaZulu Natal with Darius Brubeck. This CBS documentary is the tour by the Jazzanians to the US at the end of […]

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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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Mama Dance Composer Interviews – Nic Paton

As part of the Pianism launch, there is a write-up on South African Industry portal Film Contact and a video interview by Mama Dance’s visionary founder, Craig McGahey.

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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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Otelo Burning official trailer.

“Otelo Burning” (trailer score by Nic Paton) is the opening film at this months Durban International Film Festival.

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Nic Paton Film Showreel July 2011

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