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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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FINDING OUR VOICES . Open

Independent film . Dream Catcher Films, Inc.

ORCHESTRAL > Cinematic

Energetic string arpeggios emphasize the struggle of war. Escalating melodies offer hope.

IF YOU LIKE:  Breach

CLIP

The battle between light and dark.
Finding Our Voices by Dream Catcher Films, Inc.

 

MOOD

Epic, Grand, Poignant, Solemn

TEMPO

Moderate (117)

GENRES

Adventure, Drama, Espionage

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K2

MOOD

Grand, Determination, Majestic

TEMPO

Moderate (120)

GENRES

Adventure,
Drama, Mystery

ORCHESTRAL > Classical

Energetic arpeggios of flutes, piano and horns underscore that challenging climb towards the savage peak.

IF YOU LIKE:  The Dark Knight

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FINDING OUR VOICES . Reverend Hagler

Independent Film . Finding Our Voices

ORCHESTRAL > Spiritual +Song

Grand strings underscore soulful humming. Evocative of Negro Spirituals.

IF YOU LIKE:  The Color Purple

CLIP

Rev. Hagler, “Hope marches on.”
Finding Our Voices by Dream Catcher Films, Inc.
 

 

MOOD

Hopeful, Longing, Somber

TEMPO

Slower (72)

GENRES

Drama,
Period Piece

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THE TREASURE, STORM AND FRENZY

MOOD

Conflict, Grand,
Uplifting

TEMPO

Slow (95) to
Moderate (105)

GENRES

Action-advent., Period Piece

ORCHESTRAL > Classical

Delicious strings, percussion and counterpoint melodies.
 
Contemporary orchestral sea story in three parts:
Joyous beginning  .  Dramatic middle  .  Battle at end

IF YOU LIKE: Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

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SOS . EXTREME WEATHER

Science on a Sphere® by Aquarium of the Pacific

ORCHESTRAL > Contemporary +Chorus

This energy-fused score blends compelling orchestral melodies with haunting choral tones to convey a sense of urgency.

IF YOU LIKE:  Sleepy Hollow

FILM SYNOPSIS

Extreme weather events take huge tolls globally — both in loss of life, and in property damage that costs billions. And every year, these destructive occurrences increase in strength and number.
What is Science on a Sphere®?
Film Credits

 

MOODS

Dramatic, Epic, Grand, Intense, Magical, Urgent

TEMPOS

Moderate (120), (133); Slow (98); Fast (130)

GENRES

Drama, Fantasy, Gothic, Sci-Fi

 
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SOS . SEAPORTS OF SAN PEDRO BAY

Science on a Sphere® by Aquarium of the Pacific

ORCHESTRAL > Cinematic

A sweeping orchestra with epic overtones explores strong motifs — a rich and exciting treatment that serves this dynamic video well.

IF YOU LIKE:  The West Wing

FILM SYNOPSIS

A behind-the-scenes glimpse of the everyday workings of the San Pedro Bay seaport. This busy hub manages the world’s shipping needs like clockwork. See what the technology looks like for transporting our world’s goods in the future.
What is Science on a Sphere®?
Film Credits

 

MOODS

Dynamic, Energetic, Grand, Majestic.

TEMPOS

Slower (75); Slow (87), (99); Slower (75), (65)

GENRES

Drama, History, News.

 
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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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