Great news this week with SST Composer Ryan Walsh being nominated for an APRA award for his score to Tourism & Events Queensland’s “Where Australia Shines” campaign. This is Ryan’s second nomination in two years having been recognised last year in the “Best Music for a Documentary” category for his original score to the ABC-TV documentary “Polly Borland – Polymorphous”.
SST Composer Ryan Walsh was luck enough to this month have the chance to conduct sessions at Fox Studios in Los Angeles as part of this year’s ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop. Writing for and conducting a 60-piece orchestra of some of Hollywood’s finest musicians in what is one of the most hallowed locations in film-scoring history: The 20th Century Fox – Alfred Newman Scoring Stage . The first independent Australian composer selected for this program, Ryan was asked to re-compose a section of Peter Jackson’s The Lovely Bones (originally scored by Brian Eno). Check out the final results here.
SST were recently asked to reprise our role in creating a custom suite of of music for AirAsia to use internationally. Based on our original brand TVCs (shot by director Israel Rivera), we were asked to take a piece of music that was ethereal and atmospheric and turn into into something a little more “retail” for use across a number of media. Check out the new spots here. (via Publicis Mojo Brisbane)
SST Composer Ryan Walsh has just been announced as a participant in the 2014 ASCAP Film Scoring Program based in Los Angeles. Ryan has been selected as one of twelve composers world-wide and will have an opportunity to record and conduct an “A list” of Hollywood professionals, including a 60-piece orchestra of LA’s finest on a major studio film scoring stage, a legendary scoring mixer, professional music editors, copyists and composers acting as coaches and mentors.
Selected composers are chosen from approximately 1000 submissions each year with prospective participants having their work judged by some of the biggest names in film-scoring. Recent alumni of this prestigious program include Cliff Martinez (Drive, Only God Forgives), Joseph Trapanese (Tron Legacy, Oblivion) and Matt Margerson (Kick Ass 2, X-Men: First Class).
We are extremely excited to announce that SST is now offering a full-service scoring facilities based in Brisbane for film and television clients. With access to some of Australia’s finest musicians and world-class recording facilities we are uniquely positioned to offer scoring services in any style or genre, to suit a range of budgets.
Our experienced team are able to manage all aspects of the scoring process from pre-production to session management to mix, master and delivery providing clients with a musical “one-stop-shop”.
Check out some more info here.