Oh and it will be all done in the comfort of my favourite Christmas gift to myself...a onesie.
Some of my highlights include working on some great inspirational videos for The Marianna Show, I hope they play a part in encouraging talented people to find their path in life.
Watching my idol Danny Elfman and a live orchestra perform some of his most iconic music from Tim Burton films at the Royal Albert Hall. See poor quality video clips below.
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And re-discovered Patrick Doyle's music when I went again to Royal Albert Hall's Conversation with Screen Composers where I learned a lot about patience and experimenting with folk music.
Not only did he make us laugh with his stories of working with Kenneth Branagh but he was a lovely genuine person with a heart of gold ready to offer sound advice to emerging composers.
My top 5 Film Soundtracks Discovered in 2014
1. Mica Lev - Under The Skin
Congratulations for winning at the European Film Awards it's about time female composers received the same recognition as their male counterparts... more info click here
2. Alexander Despalt - Imitation Game
Love Alan Turing's theme as it resonant throughout the soundtrack, very powerful melody yet so simple.
3. Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross - Gone Girl
Very suspenseful, conjures up an image of a menacing cat purring from all corners ready to pounce and devour you.
4. Stephen Rennicks - Frank
Do I need to say anything, absolutely loved this soundtrack and the quirky songs such as I LOVE YOU ALL.
5. Jed Kurzel - The Babadook
Interesting newcomer, thought I would give him a mention as felt this film was a breath of fresh scares that didn't rely on cheap jump moments and overstuffed special effects but focused on atmosphere and the mise en scene topped with a creepy soundtrack.