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THE SYMPHONY OF THE JELLIES . TRAILER

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Aquarium of the Pacific . iTunes Release

James Edward Freeman’s delightful symphonic debut evolves from the most unique of musical partnerships.

ORCHESTRAL > Modern

Dreamy

IF YOU LIKE:  Arvo Pärt

CLIP

The opening scene. Full version available on iTunes
Symphony of the Jellies by Aquarium of the Pacific

 

MOOD

Dreamy, Joyful, Sweet

TEMPO

Slow (75)

GENRES

Fantasy, Romance

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Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific . SoS Film

 
Scoring for an international aquarium that’s out to save the oceans is simply incredible work. Visit the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific yourself to see what amazing things they’re up to locally… and globally.
 

 The Urban Ocean

FILM SYNOPSIS

CA’s urban ocean is a model citizen.

MOOD

Discovery, Complex, Mystery.
 
ROCK > Progressive

 

 Ocean in Motion

FILM SYNOPSIS

Ocean = Motion = Life.

MOOD

Energetic , Sophisticated, Upbeat.
 
CONTEMPORARY > Fusion

 

 Exploring the Depths

FILM SYNOPSIS

The evolution of ocean exploration.

MOOD

Happy, Joyful, Wonder.
 
CONTEMPORARY > Alternative + Rock

 

Science on a Sphere® series by the Aquarium of the Pacific

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Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific . SoS Film

 
We provided the score for these projects, playing and recording many tracks live, in-studio. We produced the sound affects, and, for the majority, recorded and mixed the narration, as well.
 

 Extreme Weather

FILM SYNOPSIS

The global impact of Nature’s changes.

MOOD

Epic, Grand, Intense, Magical.
 
ORCHESTRAL > Contemp. +Chorus

 

  Seaports of San Pedro Bay

FILM SYNOPSIS

Inside the gears of a techno behemoth

MOOD

Dynamic, Energetic, Grand, Majestic.
 
ORCHESTRAL > Cinematic

 

 Aquaculture

FILM SYNOPSIS

What does fishing’s future look like?

MOOD

Delight, Hip, Intelligent.
 
CONTEMPORARY > Modern

 

 Cities Through Time

FILM SYNOPSIS

What exactly is smart planning?

MOOD

Business-like, Curious, International, Savvy.
 
CONTEMPORARY > Trance

 

Science on a Sphere® series by the Aquarium of the Pacific

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GALLERY SHOW

Aquarium of the Pacific

CONTEMPORARY > Pop

Pleasant rhythmic tones, SFX and vocalizations convey a sense of beauty.

IF YOU LIKE:  Life of Pi

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Meet the intriguing inhabitants of the Pacific Ocean
Edited by Andrew M. Cohen of the Aquarium of the Pacific.

 

MOOD

Discovery, Joy, Wonder

TEMPO

Slow (85)

GENRES

Drama, Fantasy, Romance

 
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BOURNE MEETS THE SHEIK

MOOD

Determined, Intrigue,
Sexy

TEMPO

Slow (99)

GENRES

Action-advent.,
Sci-fi

CONTEMPORARY > House

Electronic, middle-eastern groove with orchestral flourishes. Compelling dance beat with a hint of mystery.

Will they make it to the helicopter in time to escape?

IF YOU LIKE: Argo

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SELMA

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an Icarus Music/Urban Voodoo joint

CONTEMPORARY > Spoken Word Blues

Icarus Music + Urban Voodoo join forces to produce this unique portrait of America’s Civil Rights movement.

IF YOU LIKE:  Keb’ Mo’ and Def Jam Poetry

Music + Guitar: Eddie Freeman. Video: Marta Victoria.
Lyrics + Spoken Word: Micheaux Fortson with UrbanVoodoo.
Backing vocal: Nayla Ware. Concept: Dawn Del Bello.

Behind the Scenes: Creating Selma

 

MOOD

Hopeful, Poetic, Soulful

TEMPO

Slow (82)

GENRES

Drama, Documentary, History, Period Piece

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SOS . OCEAN IN MOTION

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Science on a Sphere® by Aquarium of the Pacific

CONTEMPORARY > Fusion

This dynamic piece progresses from thoughtful to rockin’, joyfully inspiring a sense of urgency. Features catchy motifs; sweet time shifts and deliciously cue-ey hits.

IF YOU LIKE:  Avatar

FILM SYNOPSIS

Ocean = Motion = Life.
What is Science on a Sphere®?
Film Credits

 

MOODS

Energetic , Sophisticated, Upbeat.

TEMPOS

Moderate (117); Fast (125); Slower (60), (71); Fast (140)

GENRES

Action-Advent., Sci-Fi

 

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POLES IN PERIL

Documentary Film . Aquarium of the Pacific

CONTEMPORARY > Techno

Upbeat orchestral piano fanfare.

IF YOU LIKE:  Alphas

CLIP

Montage of our majestic polar regions.
Edited by Andrew M. Cohen of the Aquarium of the Pacific.
Version with narration by Jerry Schubel = Poles in Peril – Narrated.

 

MOOD

Discovery,
Driving, Joy

TEMPO

Slow (97)

GENRES

Action-advent.,
Drama, Sci-fi

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TED

MOOD

Mystery, Techno, Trance, Wonder

TEMPO

Moderate (119)

GENRES

Fantasy,
Sci-fi

CONTEMPORARY > Electronica

Cerebral dance beat with industrial tone-scape.

Carefree, geeky adventure.

Premiered at National T.E.D. convention.

IF YOU LIKE: WALL-E

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HAUNTED PLAYHOUSE

MOOD

Demented, Eerie, Whimsical

TEMPO

Slow (96)

GENRES

Drama, Fantasy, Horror,
Psych-thriller

CONTEMPORARY > Fantasy

Delicate music box notes play while children “oooOOOOOooo” a spooky melody.

IF YOU LIKE:  The Nightmare Before Christmas

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What is Science on a Sphere?

<<< Ocean Science Center

Floating 6′ sphere installation with upper video monitors.

More about Science on a Sphere® installations worldwide.

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CREDITS: SoS . Extreme Weather

Narrated by

Jerry R. Schubel

Produced by

Derek Balsillie, Andrew M. Cohen, Keith Miller, John Rouse and Jerry R. Schubel

Edited by

Andrew M. Cohen

Multimedia Design by

Keith Miller

Original Music, Sound Effects, Narration Recording and Final Mix by

Icarus Music
Eddie Freeman and Marta Victoria

For installation at the

Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California

In conjunction with

NOAA’s worldwide Science on a Sphere® program

Credits + links are posted w/ best intentions. If involved, and you wish a change, please e-mail us.
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CREDITS: SoS . Exploring the Depths

Narrated by

Michael Donovan

Produced by

Derek Balsillie, Andrew M. Cohen and Jerry R. Schubel

Edited by

Andrew M. Cohen

Multimedia Design by

Keith Miller

Original Music, Sound Effects and Final Mix by

Icarus Music
Eddie Freeman and Marta Victoria

Images provided by

Getty Images, NOAA and pond5

Funding provided by

The Roddenberry Foundation

For installation at the

Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California

In conjunction with

NOAA’s worldwide Science on a Sphere® program

Credits + links are posted w/ best intentions. If involved, and you wish a change, please e-mail us.
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CREDITS: SoS . Ocean in Motion

Written by

42 Degrees North

Produced by

Cortina Productions

Original Music by

Icarus Music
Eddie Freeman and Marta Victoria

Footage provided by

Discovery Access, pond5, Scubazoo, and T3Media

Images provided by

NASA

For installation at the

Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California

In conjunction with

NOAA’s worldwide Science on a Sphere® program

Additional funding provided by

The Roddenberry Foundation

Credits + links are posted w/ best intentions. If involved, and you wish a change, please e-mail us.
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CREDITS: SoS . Cities Through Time

Narrated by

Jerry R. Schubel

Produced by

Derek Balsillie, Andrew M. Cohen and Jerry R. Schubel

Edited by

Andrew M. Cohen

Multimedia Design by

Keith Miller

Original Music, Sound Effects, Narration Recording and Final Mix by

Icarus Music
Eddie Freeman and Marta Victoria

For installation at the

Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California

In conjunction with

NOAA’s worldwide Science on a Sphere® program

Credits + links are posted w/ best intentions. If involved, and you wish a change, please e-mail us.
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CREDITS: SoS . Aquaculture

Narrated by

Michael Donovan

Original Script by

Kim Thompson and Jerry R. Schubel

Produced by

Derek Balsillie, Andrew M. Cohen and Jerry R. Schubel

Edited by

Andrew M. Cohen

Multimedia Design by

Keith Miller

Original Music, Sound Effects and Final Mix by

Icarus Music
Eddie Freeman and Marta Victoria

Images provided by

NOAA, Getty Images, NatureFootage/OceanFootage, Neil Simms and Jeff Milisen of Kampachi Farms, Don Kent and Hubbs Sea World Research Institute

Program-creation partners

Aquarium of the Pacific and NOAA Fisheries

Funding provided by

The Miller Foundation

NOAA Advisors

Michael Rust, Christopher Botnick and Micheal Rubino

Scientific Advisors

Michael Rust and Don Kent

For installation at the

Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California

In conjunction with

NOAA’s worldwide Science on a Sphere® program

Credits + links are posted w/ best intentions. If involved, and you wish a change, please e-mail us.
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CREDITS: SoS . The Urban Ocean

Narrated by

Jerry R. Schubel

Produced by

Jerry R. Schubel, Derek Balsillie, Andrew M. Cohen, Keith Miller and John Rouse

Edited and Animated by

Keith Miller

Original Music, Sound Effects, Narration Recording and Final Mix by

Icarus Music
Eddie Freeman and Marta Victoria

Images provided by

DCA Film & Video Productions, Getty Images, NOAA and pond5

Funding provided by

The Miller Foundation

For installation at the

Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California

In conjunction with

NOAA’s worldwide Science on a Sphere® program

Credits + links are posted w/ best intentions. If involved, and you wish a change, please e-mail us.
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CREDITS: SoS . Seaports of San Pedro Bay

Written by

42 Degrees North

Produced by

Cortina Productions

Original Music by

Icarus Music
Eddie Freeman and Marta Victoria

Footage provided by

Artbeats Digital Film Library, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, ©iStockphoto.com, , Maersk Line, pond5, Port of Long Beach, The Port of Los Angeles, SkySails and Thought Equity Motion

Images provided by

The Journal of Commerce, The Box That Changed The World: 50 Years of Container Shipping” by Joseph Bonney and Arthur Donovan, ©iStockphoto.com, Bigstock.com and University of Southern California, on behalf of the USC Special Collections

Funding provided by

NOAA Coastal Services Center, Port of Long Beach and The Port of Los Angeles

For installation at the

Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California

In conjunction with

NOAA’s worldwide Science on a Sphere® program

Credits + links are posted w/ best intentions. If involved, and you wish a change, please e-mail us.
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