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SHEFFIELD DOCFEST

Ecocide - Voices From Paradise is screening at Sheffield DocFest on 8th June. Follow this link for details...

Tom worked as Sound Designer and Mixer on Juliet Brown's film. View the trailer for the film below...


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ECOCIDE MIX

Tom has just completed the mix of Juliet Brown's upcoming documentary - which will be released later this year. The trailer is viewable here...


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TOWARDS THE POSSIBLE FILM

Working as Sound Designer and Mix Supervisor, Tom has just finished work on 'Towards The Possible Film' - the latest film from Shezad Dawood. The film will have its UK premiere at Parasol Unit in April 2014.


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CHRISTMAS CARD

Merry Christmas! Tom has worked with Wednesday Collective - to create the sound and music for their online Christmas card. It's viewable here...


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NESTA

Earlier this year, Tom composed the music and created the sound for an animated promo for Nesta - directed by Iria Lopez. Follow this link to watch it...


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CARPARK

Tom has once again worked with Birdbox Studio - to create the sound for their latest animation 'Carpark' - which is viewable here.


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THE WIRE MAGAZINE

September's issue of The Wire contains Jospeh Stannard's engaging review of Shezad Dawood's Piercing Brightness - on which Tom worked as Sound Designer. Stannard describes the sound design as 'compelling' and writes that the soundtrack has been 'folded into a disquieting ambient swirl'. He concludes that 'Piercing Brightness is at once a convincing example of British science fiction and a fascinating meditation on otherness and assimilation'.


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ECOCIDE ISLE

Tom has been working with documentary Director Juliet Brown on her next film, ECOCIDE - A portrait of an island community coming to terms with the worst environmental disaster in American history. The trailer is viewable here...


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AL JAZEERA ARTSCAPE

Tom has worked with director May Abdalla on two documentary films broadcast in the Al Jazeera Artscape series The New African Photograpy which 'showcases how a new generation of African photographers are keen to celebrate what is unique about the region, while remaining unflinching about the real problems facing their countries'.


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WINDOWS PHONE PROMO

Tom recently worked as Music Composer and Sound Designer on a promo for the Windows Phone. It's a short, animated history of the tile by Animator/Director Daniela Negrin Ochoa. If you'd like to check it out - follow this link...


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BERLINALE GRAND PRIX WIN

Mother, I Love You (Mammu, es Tevi milu) has won The Grand Prix of the Generation Kplus International Jury for 'Best Feature Film' at Berlinale International Film Festival. Tom worked with Director Janis Nords as Sound Designer and Re-recording mixer. Click here to watch the film's trailer.


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MOTHER, I LOVE YOU

Tom has recently been working with Director Janis Nords on his feature film Mother, I Love You (Mammu, es Tevi milu) - as Sound Designer and Re-recording mixer.


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FILMS WINNING AWARDS

Three films which Tom worked on as Sound Designer and Mixer have won awards recently...

Damned has won several awards including 'Best Postgraduate Animation' at the Royal Television Society Awards and 'Best Foreign Student Film' at the China International Animation Festival.

Chop Chop recently won the top award at Filminute 2012. Another Bird Box Studio film that Tom created the sound for called Wildebeest also received a Jury Commendation.

And Shezad Dawood has been awarded a Channel 4 commision at the Jarman Awards for his film 'Trailer'.


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GAMES FEVER

Another collaboration with Birdbox Studio has seen Tom create the sound for Games Fever. Check it out here...


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PIERCING BRIGHTNESS

Tom has just completed work as Sound Designer on 'Piercing Brightness'. The feature-lengh film was directed by artist Shezad Dawood and relates to his current major solo exhibition of the same name. The exhibition incorperates 'Trailer' - a fifteen minute film which Tom also worked on as Sound Designer.


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WILDEBEEST

Tom's latest work with Birdbox Studio was on the animated short 'Wildebeest'. Just like the Singing Christmas Hedgehogs, the Wildebeest have already soared past 3 million online views.


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LOVELY YOUNG PEOPLE (BEAUTIFUL SUPPLE BODIES)

Tom recently worked with artist Rosalind Nashashibi on her short film Lovely Young People (Beautiful Supple Bodies). It was shot at the headquaters of the Scottish Ballet in Glasgow and uses sound to 'draw us into the different perspectives of the film'. It was screened at the Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art and the Guardian described it as 'a work of outstanding empathy and grace'.


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CHOP CHOP!

Following on from the success of Singing Christmas Hedgehogs (3.5 million YouTube views), Tom has worked with Birdbox Studio to produce an new animated short called Chop Chop - click here to watch it.


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OPENING NIGHT

April 4th 2012 saw the opening of a major solo exhibition by Shezad Dawood at Modern Art Oxford - including Trailer - which Tom worked on as Sound Designer and Mixer.

The film is '...an alternative edit from the artist’s feature length film, Piercing Brightness, as a 15-minute, experimental “trailer”...presented in a purpose-built viewing space'.

The exhibtion will be running until 10.06.12.


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GOLDEN REEL NOMINATION

Tom's sound work on Damned has earned him a nomination in the prestigious 59th MPSE GOLDEN REEL AWARDS. Each year, the Motion Picture Sound Editors acknowledge the best work in sound editing. The awards will be held in L.A. later this month. Follow these links to watch the trailer, find out more about Damned and visit the blog of Damned's Director Richard Phelan.


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MIRAGE WINNING AWARDS

Having won the Cottbus Discovery Award and the main award at the Pravo Ljudski Film Festival last year, Mirage (an "exploration of displacement, longing and desire") has also just won the Best Short documentary Award at the London Short Film Festival. Tom worked with Director Srdan Keca on the film in the role of Sound Designer and Rerecording Mixer.


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SINGING CHRISTMAS HEDGEHOGS!

Tom recently worked with Ant Blades at Birdbox Studio to create an interactive animation. To watch it, just follow this link.


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LONDON FILM FESTIVAL

Two short films which Tom recently worked on are showing this month at the 55th BFI London Film Festival - Long Distance Information (Directed by Douglas Hart) and The Red Bike (Directed by Andrew Steggall).


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COMBAT HOSPITAL / INBETWEENERS

Tom has just completed work on Combat Hospital and The Inbetweeners Movie.


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THE RED BIKE & THE DOOR

Tom has been working with writer/director Andrew Steggall and Motion Group Pictures on two short films - The Red Bike and The Door. The latter is based on The Door in the Wall by H. G. Wells and stars Charles Dance, Harriet Walter and Tobias Menzies.


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LONG DISTANCE INFORMATION

Tom recently completed work on a short film called Long Distance Information - written and directed by Douglas Hart and starring Peter Mullan. The film is a black comedy set on one Christmas day between East Kilbride and London and explores the strained relationship between a father and his 20 year old son.


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THREE OLIVES VODKA

Tom has been working with animation company Birdbox Studio on commercials developed by L.A. based advertising agency M&C Saatchi. The campaign is a humorous series of TV spots for Three Olives Vodka.