Tom Third
Music for Film and Television

DEATH OF A CHILD AMERICAN TELEVISION PREMIERE

Sundance award winning directors Frida and Lasse Barkfors' compassionate and beautiful documentary, Death of a Child, is making its US television premiere April 30th as part of the America ReFramed documentary series on PBS

CORONER SEASON 1

Produced by longtime collaborators Back Alley Films, Coroner is a hit on CBC, and is showing worldwide via NBC Universal. All eight episodes of Season 1 are complete, and you can stream them here. We will be starting work on season 2 soon. See you in 2020!

WHAT WALAA WANTS AWARDS

A critical favourite, Walaa has played at over 40 festivals worldwide. It won the Jruy Prize at Hot Docs in 2017 and was just nominated for three Canadian Screen Awards for Best Feature Documentary, Best Editing, and Best Cinematography

PHILLIP BARKER: STRANGE MACHINES

So pleased to see this amazing retrospective of Phillip Barker's short films, First at TIFF, followed by Montreal and Cleremont Ferrand.
I've had the privilege since 1995, of scoring and sound designing 8 of his films. This retrospective was curated by Mike Hoolboom, who also edited the new book celebrating Phillip's work, Strange Machines: The films of Phillip Barker

THE WOMAN WHO LOVES GIRAFFES

Director Alison Reid's moving documentary about legendary scientist Anne Daag has captured hearts wherever it has played. Get the full story here
Winner of the Best Feature Documentary prize and the Audience Choice Award at The Sonoma International Film Festival

"A must see doc about one of Canada's greatest scientists"


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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