Having my Music on the series "The World of Snowboy and Crow" is a pleasure! The World of Snowboy & Crow is a series of animated shorts created in 2012 by director Ken Turner and animated by Freak Show Studios. The characters Snowboy & Crow appear in the mini-comic The World of Snowboy & Crow, … Continue reading The World of Snowboy and Crow
There's the famous theory that everything is a remix, that we are entangled in «webs of significance». Culture, according to the notable anthropologist Clifford Geertz, is «a system of inherited conceptions expressed in symbolic forms by means of which men communicate, perpetuate, and develop their knowledge about and attitudes toward life». Everything that surrounds me … Continue reading Finding one’s voice: assembling and mixing the little bits that ring inside yourself.
Illustration @RGBStock/Christine van Dam This is a soundtrack for an imaginary movie in my head. It is a work for Toy Piano, Portuguese Guitar and Orchestra. I really enjoyed composing this and it is fully dedicated to Duy Vu Tran. I feel it can easily be used or adapted for movie industry. You can find … Continue reading A slice of Liquor Cake
This is an orchestral instrumental work, with toy piano. I've made this as a soundtrack for a pleasant day, a movie, a short, anything you find it could be appropriate.
Qüir is a Portuguese independent magazine on LGBT subjects. With trusted interviews and articles. A magazine that you can’t miss! I did the original music for their ad. I've been requested a simple piano melody as the main layer with a kind of nostalgic feeling that would gradually be uplifted to a hopeful and happier … Continue reading Qüir – original music for advertisement.
This is an animation by Jeanne Stern. The animation was photocopied onto film strips. Video then processed back and forth between two VCRs dozens of times. The music, in this version, is an original from mine and it follows the flow of the animation, degrading through time moving from an ethereal sound into noise.
This is a micro-animation by Leah Smith and Jeanne Stern with original music by me. It was a very exciting challenge to try my skills in such a short but evocative context.
These are two micro Animations by Jeanne Stern and with original music by me. They were excellent exercises and challenges to train my skills of doing music for film in such a short, but evocative, context. "The Penguin" "The Penguin II"
A cue I've written some years ago, "Dreamy Sound 2", based on the music "Little Stars" that I've written for my mother as a birthday gift, was chosen and featured as the ending credits for the documentary "Dreams - Cinema of the Subconscious". This documentary is sold and distributed as a special extra on the … Continue reading Dreamy Sound 2 – Featured as End Credits in “Dreams – Cinema of the Subconscious”
This was a little cue I've written to make an exercise in the style of Danny Elfman's Desperate Housewives intro scene.
This is a Romantic theme sketched to a movie scene. Its purpose is to be used as a cinema cue.