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PREHISTORIC VR

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I have composed the score and 360 Ambisonic Spatial audio sound for this new work, a collaboration between ERTH, and AFTRS – which premiered at ACMI in Melbourne and will be screen as part of Adelaide Film Festival Prehistoric VR is an immersive encounter by internationally renowned makers of large-scale puppetry experiences Erth Visual & Physical … Read more…


Anubumin

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I have composed the score to the documentary film “Anubumin”, A film by Zanny Begg & Oliver Ressler The film focuses on Nauru, a tiny remote island in the Pacific with 10,000 inhabitants. The title “Anubumin” is Nauruan for “night” and symbolises a certain darkness that surrounds the island. The film combines a poetic narration written … Read more…


In Real Life

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I have composed the score to the new Australian work, In Real Life which premieres at Darlinghurst Theatre. Julian Larnach’s In Real Life offers an unnerving portrait of our digital lives, a cautionary tale about our rapidly changing world where technology has pushed us beyond our moral compass and is rapidly breaking down societal norms. … Read more…


BIRDFOXMONSTER

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I have created the live score for this multi-sensory performance and dining experience created through a new collaboration between Studio A and Erth. “All five human senses have been engaged in this truly groundbreaking work. – Artshub” http://performing.artshub.com.au/news-article/reviews/performing-arts/ann-foo/birdfoxmonster-254472 My Dinner with BIRDFOXMONSTER – Realtime “Entering the mysterious world of birdfoxmonster, we are encouraged to wash … Read more…


REVOLT. SHE SAID. REVOLT AGAIN

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I have composed the score to the Alice Birth Work of REVOLT at The Malthouse, directed by Janice Muller. Revolt. She said. Revolt again. is a theatrical assault on the language that has reinforced violence against women* for centuries, and an explosion of what womanhood means in the 21st century. In a series of equally funny … Read more…


Frank Enstein

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I have composed the score to the dance and theatre work “Frank Enstein” – produced by The Farm and Co3 Australia Frank’s a lonely guy who wants to make his imaginary friends real. Harnessing electricity from a storm he animates his world with nothing but his imagination and a cardboard box. Battling a physical impairment, Frank … Read more…


A Faint Existence

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I have composed the score to Kristina Chan’s work A Faint Existence, which premiered as part of Liveworks Festival 2016 at Carriageworks. The stunning full-length solo debut from acclaimed Australian dancer-choreographer Kristina Chan, A Faint Existence is a powerful physical meditation on impermanence, fragility and mortality in the age of climate change. Chan’s performance explores … Read more…


DIGNITY OF RISK – ATYP

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I have composed the score to the work “Dignity of Risk” – by ATYP, Directed by Natalie Rose This stereotype-smashing show is made by and about young people – but is essential viewing for anyone who has ever felt like they don’t ‘fit the norm’ We grow up with boundaries. They determine how we should … Read more…


Wonderbabe the Terrible

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I have composed the live score to the spoken word performance piece “Wonderbabe the Terrible” by Kate McDowell. I perform the work live on stage, mixing dance music underneath the text the whole way through.   https://www.echonews.com.au/news/confronting-piece-wonderbabe-the-terrible-is-here/3117507/ The Adventures of Wonderbabe the Terrible is a full-length live storytelling performance set to a thumping DJ set, made … Read more…


Brown Lips

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I have composed the score to the short film “Brown Lips”, directed by Nakkiah Lui. Two cousins from Sydney’s outer suburbs decide that the only way to feel loved is to turn their back on their family for good, causing a family to implode, and two lives to be changed forever. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6895796/


ICH NIBBER DIBBER – POST

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I have composed the live score to the work “Ich Nibber Dibber” by POST, as part of Sydney Festival 2017 The score features ambient re-works of 35 pop songs from the years 2007-2017, created in a way to be subliminally recognisable and more apparent as the show progresses. Natalie Rose, Mish Grigor and Zoë Coombs … Read more…


CONFORM

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I composed the original score for Kristina Chan’s work CONFORM in New Breed 2015, by Sydney Dance Company “Conform is one of the most powerful dance works of the year, lingering in the mind long after the performance has ended. Watching Conform, choreographed by Kristina Chan for the Sydney Dance Company’s New Breed season at … Read more…


Chasing Hope

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I have composed the score and sound design for this short film about seeking asylum “Chasing Hope” Directed and Produced by James Brown and Bill Irving Written and Edited by Bill Irving – vimeo.com/billirving Cinematography by James Brown – jameslbrown.com.au Production Designer – Ruby Challenger – rubychallenger.wordpress.com/ Composer and Sound Design – James P Brown – … Read more…


Lake Disappointment

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I composed the score and sound design for the show Lake Disappointment, which premiered at Carriageworks in April 2016 A new Australian work by Luke Mullins and Lachlan Philpott with collaborator James Brown and Director Janice Muller, Lake Disappointment plunges beneath the surface of an image obsessed world and strums an unnerving riff on contemporary identity. Review Beautifully … Read more…


Broken

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I composed the score and sound design for the play “Broken” at Darlinghurst Theatre. Broken is a two times winner of the 2016 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards. It won Best Drama and is the first play ever to win the Literature Prize, one the most prestigious literary awards in Australia. Broken is a powerful story … Read more…


A Brilliant Genocide

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I have composed the score to the feature documentary “A Brilliant Genocide” which premiered in Los Angeles in April 2016 A DOCUMENTARY FILM REVEALING UNTOLD STORIES FROM THE 20 YEAR LONG WAR IN NORTHERN UGANDA BETWEEN JOSEPH KONY’S LORD’S RESISTANCE ARMY (LRA) AND THE UGANDAN GOVERNMENT UNDER CURRENT PRESIDENT YOWERI MUSEVENI https://abrilliantgenocide.com/


Fallout 4

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I designed the sound and music for these 7  videos for Bethesda’s Fallout 4. The animation was produced by Rubber House Studio. I designed the sound to emulate a 50’s style public service announcement. The videos were used in the game to teach players about different abilities and skills within the world of Fallout 4. Full interview and article … Read more…


TANGI WAI

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I composed the Live score to Tangi Wai – The Cry of Water Victoria Hunt has drawn together an impressive creative team to investigate the transformative qualities of light, water, incantations and embodiment. Hunt has choreographed a company of eleven women in a striking work that explores the concept of Te Arai, a place of … Read more…


One Day for Peace

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I have composed the score for the Documentary “One day for Peace” One Day for Peace was screened over two weeks in high pedestrian traffic locations across Western Sydney from 14–27 September 2015. The film was projected onto buildings, screens and in train stations in Auburn, Bankstown, Blacktown, Canley Heights, Liverpool, Mt Druitt and Parramatta. In one of … Read more…


Top of the Lake

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I have composed music for the miniseries Top of the Lake : Season 1, Directed by Jane Campion. Music: James Brown and Mark Bradshaw // Director: Jane Campion        Selection of music:


Animal People

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I have composed the score along with Tom Hogan to the work “Animal People” – Directed by James Dalton It Premiered at Bondi Pavilion in May 2015 Good parents become bad people in Brooke Robinson’s new poetic thriller, Animal/People, a sweaty jog through a brutal suburbia, brought to life by director James Dalton (Kill the PM, Mr Kolpert). … Read more…


Scope – The Australian Ballet

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I have composed the score for Scope- The Australian Ballet Music: James Brown // Choreography Alice Topp  // Visuals: The Apiary  


William Yang – Blood Links

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Music score composed for the third documentary movie by William Yang World premiere at GOMA, Brisbane in December as part of the Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival Photographer William Yang traces the labyrinthine web of his family history in this adaptation of his iconic live performance piece. William was born and raised in North Queensland, … Read more…


Adult Swim

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I have composed the music and sound design for these Adult Swim TV shorts, with animator team Rubber House