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Television and Film Music

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Authentic, original, inspired scoring.





2024 - Original score for "Jawsome: Canada's Great White Sharks" for CBC's The Nature of Things.


2023/24 - Original score for 10-part documentary series about theatre designers in Canada. 

2021 - Talking Shakespeare, a filmed drama. Sound Composition and design. Broadcast online.


2021 - Being Here: The Refugee Project, a filmed drama. Composer, sound, dialogue editing. Broadcast online.

2020 - Searching the Forest for the Trees,  composer for documentary short, Hakai Magazine/ Nanwakolas Council.


2017 - Five-part wildlife documentary series, "The Wild Canadian Year" for The Nature of Things on CBC. Broadcast in UK, Europe, and other countries. Score recorded by Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. WATCH 

2015 - Ghost Bear Family (BBC) / Ghost Bear (Worldwide release) / Spirit Bear Family (CBC): A one-hour wildlife documentary. Broadcast in UK, Europe, and other countries.

2014 - Wild Canada: four-episode series co-scored with UK composer Barnaby Taylor for Eden Channel UK and CBC. 

Narrated by David Attenborough. Score recorded by Bratislava Symphony. Further broadcasts in USA, EU, etc.

2014 - The Breach - feature-length investigative documentary, co-scored with David Parfit. " ...a trail of human hubris, historical amnesia and potential tragedy looming in Alaska – all conspiring to end the most sustainable wild food left on the planet."

2013 - How to Be a Wild Elephant: Documentary for CBC's The Nature of Things about elephants in Kenya. TRAILER


2012 - Wolves and Buffalo (Aka A Wolf Called Storm / The Buffalo Wolves / Cold Warriors: Wolves and Buffalo):

Produced for BBC's The Natural World, BBC World, CBC’s The Nature Of Things, and PBS. (BBC EARTH sample)

2011 - The Whale: Theatrical feature-length documentary release, executive producers Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds.

Narrated by Ryan Reynolds. Co-composed with David Parfit.​

2011 -The Last Grizzly of Paradise Valley: Hour-length wildlife documentary for BBC Natural History and CBC The Nature of Things.

2009 - Darwin’s Brave New World: International coproduction of 3x60 documentary mini-series premiered on CBC, ABC (Australia), NZ, and in Germany.

2007 - Captain Cook, Obsession and Discovery: International coproduction of 4X60 documentary mini-series premiered History Channel Canada, Prime (New Zealand), and ABC (Australia).

Earlier: dozens of information, corporate, and documentary projects for British Columbia video and television creators.


Past, recent, or current, ongoing music placements: Chrisley Knows Best (11 seasons, American reality show), Revenge, Llangollen, Web of Lies, Timewatch, and more. Past scoring credits in television: Time Exposures (26 episode family drama), Sail TV (26 episode international travel show), Nice Fish (many seasons), Gary Cooper's Fishing Diary (many seasons), The Naughty Bits (six part series about body parts), BC Legislature (all theme music for broadcasts of the British Columbia legislative assembly, broadcast on television in BC and on web broadcast), Crimestoppers (theme).


A Wild Canada trailer from Germany

New episode of The Nature of Things, CBC, Canada

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