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Dream Country trailer released

The trailer for Dream Country, a feature film I which scored, was released today. Directed by Robert Rollins, Dream Country is a country where it is always turning late in the year. A country where the hills are fog and the rivers are mist… where noons go quickly, dusks and twilights linger and midnights stay. Remain as long as you …

Scoring a film for Robert Rollins

I am beginning my sixth film score for director Robert Rollins for a film titled “Fortunes Fools.” I have been Robert’s composer for 7 years now, and it’s more fun to work with him every time. It’s truly a pleasure to have such a long standing creative partnership. The film will be released late in 2015.

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Home from South Pacific tour

I got good news upon arriving home yesterday from our amazing tour in the South Pacific. First, the album we were touring made it to #3 on the Billboard reggae charts while we were out. Second, Magic Hourglass (one of the many films I have scored for Robert Rollins) had a very successful screening at the West Coast Film Festival …

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Magic Hourglass screenings

There are a handful of new screenings for The Magic Hourglass coming up: Beginning August 19 you can catch it at The West Coast Film Festival at the Regency theatres in San Juan Capistrano. Beginning of September 1 it will be playing at the Orange County Film Festival. I was the film composer and orchestrator for the film, and the …

Fortunes Fools production begins

Fortune’s Fools, my sixth film with director Robert Rollins has begun production. I was on set today to meet the actors and hear Bob’s direction, because it’s enormously helpful to my composing process and gives me a little head start. It will be part of  a larger package of movies called Dream Country, and I scored all of the films in …

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Magic Hourglass wins a Telly Award

I’m proud to announce that The Magic Hourglass won a Telly Award. This is the second Telly I have received in a collaboration with director Robert Rollins, and I look forward to scoring his feature film Dream Country later this year.

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Review of Magic Hourglass

A nice review of The Magic Hourglass and my score for it was written by Mark Sevi for the Orange County Screenwriters. The Magic Hourglass is a mystery/fantasy film that I scored last year, written and directed by Robert Rollins.  

Magic Hourglass score complete

The film score for Magic Hourglass is complete! It was mixed by John Rodd and sounds fantastic. If you are a film composer you should try to work with him. Check out the first three samples on my Demos page to hear it.

Magic Hourglass session

The recording of the film score for Magic Hourglass was a success! I recorded the music over several days, and these wonderful players came in for the last day. Directing players is always a composer’s favorite part of the process, and director Robert Rollins was able to sit in with us too. The musicians in Los Angeles are the best.