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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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SCIENCE ON A SPHERE    .    Stack B

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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COAL BURNIN’ BETTY

Eddie’s Slideshow Demo-for-Fun

UNPLUGGED > Americana

Plucky banjo, sentimental strings and happy guitar counterpoints capture a rustic, by-gone era.

IF YOU LIKE:  Hatfields & McCoys

CLIP

Ole timey tribute to the hard-edged mountain men and women of Peach Creek, West Virginia.

 

MOOD

Determined, Joy, Travel

TEMPO

Fast (129)

GENRES

Adventure,
Comedy, Period Piece

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THE GIRL SPOT

Online Show for Early Teens

html5 video load creator by EasyHtml5Video.com v2.4

ROCK > LoFi

Garage band show theme.

IF YOU LIKE:  Girls on HBO

CLIP

Show open introducing hosts.

 

MOOD

Cool, Fun, Upbeat

TEMPO

Faster (165)

GENRES

Comedy, Talk Show

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MONSTER ~ TODAY’S THE DAY

TV Commercial  .  Director’s portfolio

ORCHESTRAL > Classical

Light jazz licks in a humorous call-and-return.

IF YOU LIKE:  Father of the Bride

CLIP

Group therapy can be pretty funny!
Directed by Tudor Applen.

 

MOOD

Fun, Quirky, Playful

TEMPO

Slow (92)

GENRES

Comedy, Commercial, Romance

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BULLDOZER

MOOD

Funky, Hip,
Quirky

TEMPO

Fast (136)

GENRES

Comedy, Road Trip,
Sports

ROCK > Punk

Drums-driven tune. Pop-radio-friendly, ala Green Day.

Perfect theme for a buddy movie.

Written for Discovery Channel’s “The Big Swell

Guitar and bass: Eddie Freeman.

IF YOU LIKE: The Hangover

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BLACK AND BLUE

MOOD

Cool, Hip, Quirky

TEMPO

Moderate (100)

GENRES

Cartoon, Comedy,
Commercial

ROCK > Modern

Quirky style, great for a TV commercial

IF YOU LIKE: The Black Keys

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SALSA IS HOT

MOOD

Animated, Cheerful, Passionate

TEMPO

Moderate (103)

GENRES

Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance,

WORLD > Salsa

Hot horns, drums and a trombone solo light-up your dance shoes.

Carnival street dancers in boas.

Aired on Turner Broadcasting’s “A Tale of Two Turtles”.

IF YOU LIKE: Burn Notice

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SUNDAY IN THE PARK

MOOD

Fun, Happy,
Quirky

TEMPO

Moderate (110)

GENRES

Comedy,
Romance,
Rom-com

UNPLUGGED > Jazz

Happy and peaceful a capella piece featuring whistling and finger snaps.

Don’t worry, be happy! Perfect car commercial.

IF YOU LIKE: Zooey Deschanel

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NATURE IN OUR BACKYARD

Film short for the Newport Bay Conservancy

ORCHESTRAL > Modern

A feel-good piece, with uplifting winds that capture the beauty of nature in spring.

IF YOU LIKE:  Dolphin Tale

CLIP

Surprising critters protected in the heart of Southern Californai.
Milbrand Cinema for the Newport Backbay Conservancy.
Narration:  Travis.

 

MOOD

Friendly, Playful, Warm

TEMPO

Faster (156)

GENRES

Adventure,
Comedy, Drama

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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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