About

:00 -:22 Capital Records scoring stage, Hollywood, California. Life is Love soundtrack.
:22 - 1:11 Home studio/technology and its use
1:12 - 1:54 Netflix samples - traditional scoring v/s layering computer sounds
1:54 - 2:26 My First Break in Television: CBS Dallas, Knott's Landing, and Paradise
2:27 - 2:55 What I learned from Henry Mancini and winning his Film Scholarship
2:56 - 3:32 My First Break in Film: SONY Pictures
3:33 - 3:59 Dick Dinman Radio interview with Michael Anderson Jr.
4:00 - 4:22 20th Century Fox John Ford at Fox
4:23 - 5:09 The Iron Horse
5:10 - 6:28 Indie Films
6:29 - 7:07 Benefits and Value Propositions

Credits

PROFESSIONAL MUSIC EXPERIENCE/ACCOMPLISHMENTS

- CBS Dallas, Knott’s Landing, Paradise* Numerous episodes with an *Emmy nomination – Ghost Dance
- Orchestrator for Dallas, Knott’s Landing at Lorimar Studios, MGM lot for composer Jerrold Immel

• SONY PICTURES
o La Belle of Broadway - composed, produced, and recorded the original score
o Major Dundee – directed by Sam Peckinpah starring Charlton Heston and Richard Davis
- 1st composer in SONY Picture history to rescore an existing film
- Managed a $250,000 budget at Capital Records providing master on-time and under budget

• 20th CENTURY FOX
o Ford at Fox DVD Box Set
- Hired as creative executive producer to compose, orchestrate, produce and record 2 silent films and 1 documentary, manage a $500,000 budget, hire composers, and contract over 75 musicians
o The Iron Horse – a silent film directed by John Ford won the top 10 film scores for 2007 from Film Score Monthly and the Heritage Award for Film Restoration
- Selections of The Iron Horse score performed by the LA Phil to celebrate Fox’s 75th Anniversary at the Hollywood Bowl
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- Selected to conduct my score to The Iron Horse to picture with the RTD Orchestra for the gala opening night of the Irish Film Festival at the National Concert Hall in Dublin, Ireland.
- Programmed at the Venice, New York, San Diego, and Berlin Film Festivals.
- Ford at Fox won top DVD Box Set of the Year – Amazon
- Invited as guest speaker at numerous film schools to talk about film restoration
o Murnau, Borzage and Fox
o Hired as creative executive producer to score 2 silent films, one documentary and manage a $275,000 budget, and contract 27 musicians
o City Girl – composed, orchestrated, and produced the original score recorded at Capital Records
o Lucky Star – composed, orchestrated, and produced the original score recorded at Capital Records
- composed, produced, and recorded the original score
- Murnau, Borzage, and Fox – documentary
- composed, produced, and recorded the original score
o Becoming John Ford - documentary
- composed, produced, and recorded the original score

• TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES
o A Lady of Chance – composed, orchestrated, and produced this silent film starring Norma Shearer
- Programmed numerous times on TCM hosted by Robert Osborne

• CARTOON NETWORK
o The Balloon – directed by September Singh
- composed, orchestrated, and produced the original score recorded at the Music Union, Hollywood

• DISCOVERY TRAVEL CHANNEL
o Secrets of San Simeon – directed and produced by National Emmy Award-winning director, Albert Fisher
- composed, orchestrated, and produced the original score recorded at the Music Union, Hollywood

• INDI FILMS
o Footprints – director Steve Peros
- Hired as composer, orchestrator, conductor, librarian, and copyist
o Undying – director Steve Peros
- Hired as composer, orchestrator, conductor, librarian, and copyist
o Dark and Stormy Night – director Larry Blamire
- Tale from the Screaming Forehead - director Larry Blamire
- Theme song recorded with The Manhattan Transfer
o What If? – director Walter Koenig (Star Trek fame)
o Unspoken – director Marc Clebanoff

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