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Interview with Stage32 Ambassador, Debbie Elicksen

Today I had an interview from Canada with Digital Publications PR expert and Stage32 Brand Ambassador, Debbie Elicksen. Debbie Elicksen is the go-to-person to get books published. She is also the author of 16 books which look at pro-level and elite sports from the perspectives of the player, staff and media. Debbie is also a […]

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Brand Ambassador for Stage32 / #IAMSTAGE32

I am deeply honoured to be asked to become a Brand Ambassador for Stage32, the world’s largest social network and educational hub for film, television & digital creatives. The membership of Stage32, presently, is over 750,000 creatives and Entertainment Executives from around the world. This membership ranges from students to Academy, Emmy and Tony award […]

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The Cue Tube – Third Composer Roundtable Discussion

When great minds meet … May 2, 2021. It was GREAT to be doing this again! I was asked to be part of The Cue Tube Composer Round Table for a second time and this was their third edition of the series. Just like how it was in the first edition of the discussion it […]

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My First Stage32 Livestream Interview

Stage32 Instagram Live Interview, 22 October 2020 Stage32 asked me to be an interviewee on their Instagram Live to talk about my blog, ‘How to Market Yourself as a Film Composer’. It was AWESOME!! I am humbled and grateful for the opportunity. This is from their Instagram post: “Our Director of Content @taylorcbaker is joined […]

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The Cue Tube – First Composer Roundtable Discussion

When a group of Composers get together …… October 4, 2020. I am honoured to be part of the FIRST Round Table Discussion of scoring to Film with a panel of Composers from different backgrounds and different spheres of experience. This session was put together under ‘The Cue Tube – Where Music Meets Film’, with […]

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My First Ever Guest Blog on Stage32

Film Composers – Your Attention Please! (Part 1) Stage32 asked me to contribute a series of blogs to be featured their website. I happily said yes since I am a proud member of them since 2011. Since its inception, Stage32 grew to become the world’s largest social network and educational hub for film, television & […]

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Film Scoring and Sound Design — Advice

Warning — Long read. Good morning everyone. From my last article I have been receiving private messages from people asking for advice/pointers on how to start/get into the fields of Film Scoring and/or Sound Design. The following is one of the responses I gave. Good afternoon (name withheld) how are you? Here are some pointers. Part […]

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A Short Announcement

I am very happy to announce that I am the FIRST PERSON IN THE COUNTRY to have the ‘Sound Design’ category on the Certificate of Recognition from the Ministry of Community Development, Culture and The Arts (and yes I did ask them and it was verified). I am certified as a Cultural Worker under this […]

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TEN SECONDS

Ten seconds …. that’s all you have ….. ten seconds. Ten seconds to make an impact, ten seconds to establish your identity, ten seconds to make a lasting impression. This was the constraint I was faced with when I created the Sound Design for the ident of Creative Compass Design Studios. This studio is founded […]

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A Story, a Podcast and Gunshots!!

A story, a podcast and gunshots!! Two men thousands of miles apart (approx. 3,915 miles) who have not physically been in the same space since 2013 producing extraordinary works via internet file transfers. Here’s a glimpse of what can be done. Opportunity is like a blinking light in a dark room Anthony Phills is an award […]