Caitlin Yeo takes home the big gong – Feature Film Score of the Year.

Last night Caitlin Yeo’s career soared as she won the 2013 APRA AGSC Screen Music Award for Feature Film Score of the year for her beautiful score for the critically acclaimed The Rocket . It was a night to remember as Ashley Irwin musically directed the evening and put on and extraordinary show, with the Chasers Andrew Hansen and Chris Taylor getting laughs throughout the evening. For the full list of nominees and winners click here

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The Rocket composer Caitlin Yeo with producer Sylvia Wilczynski on the Red Carpet of the 2013 APRA-AGSC Screen Music Awards.

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Caitlin Yeo holds the coveted APRA AGSC Screen Music Award.

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The Rocket wins an APRA Screen Music Award….more pictures to come….

Huge congrats to all the winners and nominees of last nights APRA AGSC Screen Music awards. Thank you Ashley Irwin for putting on such a great show…and the chaser boys…for making me laugh. Also, thanks to The Rocket Film team, Kim and Sylvia, Pauline, John Haeny, Tom Ferris, Veronique Serret, Virgina Comerford, Rowena Macneish, Greg Sheehan, Alex Thattamanivong, and Simon Todkill at 301 for making this film which is touching hearts all over the world. I’m still smiling!

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The Rocket nominated for Best Original Score for a 2014 AACTA Award

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Congrats to The Rocket for receiving 12 nominations for the 2014 AACTA Awards.  Including; Best Film (Sylvia Wilczynski) , Best Direction (Kim Mordaunt) , Best Original Screenplay (Kim Mordaunt), Best Cinematography (Andrew Commis ACS), Best Sound (Sam Petty, Brooke Trezise, Nick Emond, Sam Hayward, Yulia Akerholt), Best Editing (Nick Meyers ASE), Best Production Design (Pete Baxter), Best Costume Design (Woranun Pueakpun, Sylvia Wilczynski),  Best Lead Actor (Sittiphon Disamoe), Best Suppoting Actor (Thep Phongam), Best Supporting Actress (Alice Keohavong) and Best Original Score (Caitlin Yeo). For the full list of nominees click here

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Growing Up Gayby on ABC2 9:30 Wednesday 20th November

Watch this brilliant and thought provoking documentary directed by Maya Newell and  produced by Charlotte McLellan this Wednesday November 20th 2013. 9:30PM. ABC2.

Jonathan Dower and I co-composed the music for this documentary. We had a great time crafting every sound in the documentary by hand….no virtual instruments to be found in the score here!

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COMING SOON….The Eggsperts

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Jonathan Dower and I are busy creating the songs and score for the Flying Bark Production of Eggsperts. Produced by RE Productions Pty Limited and developed with the assistance of Screen NSW, the 11 x 7 minute series is based on the highly successful e-learning website, Reading Eggs, and will be a stimulating and educational production for four to seven year olds, available for download via Android and Apple mobile devices as well as to Reading Eggs subscribers. It’s an EGGCELLENT adventure full of fun and discovery!

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Here’s one for the APRA members and SCU students in Lismore

 

I will be in Lismore next Thursday the 8th of August 2013, at Southern Cross University taking a workshop on Screen Composition. Its open to all SCU students and APRA members in the area.  I will take you through the highs and lows of writing music for the screen, and show you a few tips on writing that great score. Hope to see you there!

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2-3:30pm

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D Block Theatre, Contemporary Music Building

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Check out two great films at Melbourne International Film Festival this year. THE ROCKET, an extraordinary narrative feature set in LAOS, directed by Kim Mordaunt,  which has already swept up numerous awards at festivals all over the world……and PHOTOCOPIER, directed by Louise Alston, a tragic comic short film, which you just gotta see! On both films I composed the score.

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For more information, tix and screening times go to the MIFF website.

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The Rocket Wins Again!

The people have spoken! The Rocket has just won the Sydney Film Festival Audience Award. All the cast and crew are ecstatic that the film has been so warmly embraced on home ground. Thank you Sydney! It seems there is no stopping The Rocket. Go to the Filmink article for more details.

http://www.filmink.com.au/notices/7522/

 

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Love in Our Own Time Makes a Debut

Love in Our Own Time is a documentary on the big things in life – birth, love, and death. It illustrates the immensity of what it is to exist: to live, to love, and to die. This is an extraordinarily brave and soulful feature documentary which is a must see.

Love in Our Own Time preview screening – Weds 19th June 6:30pm

Screening information:

Where:            The Chauvel, cnr Oxford & Oatley Rd, Paddington

When:              Weds 19th June 2013

Time:               6:30-8:30pm, with nibbles at the Chauvel Bar afterwards

Cost:               Regular – $19.50; Concession/Senior – $15.50

To book, go to http://www.trybooking.com/CVWS

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The film is directed by Tom Murray and Madeleine Hetherton. Tom Murray’s previous films Dhakiyarr vs the King (2004) and In My Father’s Country (2008) have won many awards including the Dendy Award for Best Film at the Sydney Film Festival, NSW Premier’s History Award, the ADG Award for Best Direction in a Feature documentary, and selection for major international festivals including Sundance and IDFA. Madeleine Hetherton’s previous projects include the successful documentary series Making Babies for SBS, the 52 minute documentary Beats Across Borders for the ABC, and her current film The Surgery Ship is due for delivery to SBS in 2013. With music by Caitlin Yeo, and editing by Vanessa Milton, this is elegant and thought provoking documentary making at its best.

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