Tom Third
Music for Film and Television

TWO FILMS AT HOT DOCS

Fresh from their premieres at Berlin and Tribeca, I've got two films making their Canadian Premieres at Hot Docs, What Walaa Wants, and Yellow is Forbidden

YELLOW IS FORBIDDEN at TRIBECA

My latest score for Pietra Bretkelly's Yellow is Forbidden just had its premiere at The Tribeca Film Festival. The reviews have been outstanding…

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YELLOW IS FORBIDDEN trailer from pietra brettkelly on Vimeo.

SHOOT THE MESSENGER US PREMIERE

Shoot the Messenger is having its US premiere on WGN

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WHAT WALLA WANTS

What Walla Wants is premiering at the 2018 Berlinale
It's also been nominated for the Glashütte Original Documentary Award. Congrats to director Christy Garland, and the whole team at Murmur Film in Canada, and Final Cut for Real in Denmark


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SHADOW NETTES

My eighth collaboration with experimental filmmaker Phillip Barker premieres at TIFF this year.

"From one of the country's most inventive filmmakers comes a tale based on the mysterious traditions of the Shadow Nette Fishers of the Erie Valley"

MOSQUITO

Mosquito just had its premiere at AFI Docs In Washington DC, and screens June 29th at The United Nations. Featuring exclusive interviews with Bill gates, and narrated by two time Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner, it airs worldwide July 6th on Discovery Channel

DEATH OF A CHILD

Award winners at Sundance for their first film Pervert Park, Frida and Lasse Barkfors' newest documentary, Death of a Child has just been released. It had its premiere at the Gothenburg International Film Festival, and was nominated for a Dragon Award for Best Documentary

CHEER UP

Cheer Up is playing film festivals worldwide

SHOOT THE MESSENGER

Shoot the Messenger now has all eight episodes available for streaming on CBC

CELTIC SOUL

Celtic Soul, a film about football and friendship, with Jay Baruchel and Eoin O'Callaghan. Upcoming screening February 26th at the Glasgow Film Festival

SHORELINE

Another music and sound design collaboration with Simone Jones. A ten minute experimental film installed at the in/future exhibition. Ontario Place, September 15-25
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DREDGER AT TIFF 2015

I've scored Phillip Barker's latest film DREDGER, which premieres at The Toronto International Film Festival this year, following up last year's award winning MALODY


ALEX COLVILLE RETROSPECTIVE

My work with artist Simone Jones on her installation WARDEN AND MCNICOLL is currently showing at The Art Gallery of Ontario until January 2015 as part of the Alex Colville Restrospective

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THE BASTARD SINGS THE SWEETEST SONG

This feature documentary can now be seen on NETFLIX and is included as a DVD in the latest issue of DOX Magazine, featuring a conversation between director Christy Garland and sound designer Peter Albrechtsen about the sound and music in the film.



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BOREALIS WINS THREE CSA AWARDS

Congratulation to the whole team! In addition to a win for Best Music Score, Borealis won for Best Writing and Best Dramatic Mini-Series. It’s now available on DVD under its alternate American title “Survival Code”


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PLAYED

Played, my new weekly series debuts Thursday October 3, at 10pm on CTV.

REGENESIS

All 52 Episodes of ReGenesis can now be seen on Hulu

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Within Distance

Simone Jones’ installation WITHIN DISTANCE is a dual screen video installation with computer controlled projectors that navigate the gallery space. I worked on the sound and music for this piece, with a terrific foley contribution from Footsteps Post Production Audio. It’s installed for the month of May at the Doris McCarthy Gallery here in Toronto. Click on the image to view the gallery details


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Awards Update

The music and sound design for MALODY has been nominated for a LEO award at the Braunschweig International Film Fesival, November 6-11 2012


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And congratulations to director Christy Garland, THE BASTARD SINGS THE SWEETEST SONG won “Best Caribbean Film by and International Filmmaker at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival


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Phillip Barker's MALODY screening at TIFF

Film maker Phillip Barker and I have been collaborating for almost twenty years, and his newest film MALODY is one of his best.
It’s screening at The Toronto International Film Festival Friday September 7 and Saturday September 8
Click on the image below to watch the trailer

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