Daniel Marcus Clark - Founder of EarFilms
Daniel is a writer, storyteller, musician and composer. Since 1998 he has been exploring the relationship between storytelling and music, driven by the desire to create truly imaginative cinematic experiences for the sonic senses. This journey has seen him creating commissioned pieces for institutions including Nottingham Castle, winning the UK Young Artist Award 2010, and working as a writer, composer and narrative consultant for companies including Polarbear, Cartoon De Salvo, Me and the Machine, Lucid Incident, Flying Eye, and Dora (Japan).
Chris Timpson - Spatial Sound Director
Chris is a composer, producer and digital pioneer. His production experience encompasses high-end content creation and transmedia storytelling across a range of live and digital channels. His main interest lies in the ubiquitous use of technology for emerging, narrative-led art forms. At EarFilms Chris leads on the technical development of the show and spatialised mix production using a range of advanced sonic tools and techniques.
Dannii Evans - Producer
Dannii Evans has been producing events and live experiences for the past 8 years under the guise of OneTaste. Specialising in music and spoken word, she has created one of the most important events in the London and UK arts scene in recent years.
In 2010 Dannii was nominated for the emerging category of most influential people in media by The Independent newspaper in the UK and won fellowships to the International Society of Performing Arts Congress 2011 & 2012 in New York City and Toronto. In March 2012, she was also included in Q Magazine feature, the 18 most influential new voices in music.
Graham Frost – Voice Director
Working across TV, radio, stage and animation, Graham is an award winning audio drama and spoken word director and producer that has directed artists from comedians, impressionists, actors and poets including Jasper Carrott, Rory Bremner, Benjamin Zephaniah, Fiona Shaw to Albus Dumbledore himself, Sir Michael Gambon. He is most known for is work with the BBC.
Steve Fanagan – Sound Designer
Steve Fanagan is an award winning sound editor, designer and re-recording mixer, based at Ardmore Sound and Screenscene in Ireland. He was Emmy nominated for his work on Season 1 of HBO's 'Game of Thrones', which he won an MPSE Golden Reel for. Last year he won the IFTA Best Sound award for his sound editing and mixing work on 'Albert Nobbs'.
Buster Cottam - Composer
Buster Cottam is a composer, musician and producer based in England. He studied with composer Steve Martland and has collaborated with many directors and companies including: BBC, Wim Wenders, Channel 4 & Gary Shore/ Universal Pictures (Dracula Year Zero) on a variety of projects including TV shows, Feature Films, Adverts & Theatre.
John Hendicott - Sound Producer & Sound Designer
John Hendicott is an award winning music producer based in the UK who specialises in commercial music, sound design and music for film. He also works with bands and solo artists internationally. Previous notable work includes production on Chipmunk’s platinum debut album ‘I Am Chipmunk’. Currently John is working on our series of EarFilms short-stories and is a bit daunted at mixing in 19.2 surround sound! He is also involved in the audience experience before the show, placing and manipulating sound in interesting spaces to create the pre-narrative of our EarFilms.
Adrian Gierakowski - Ambisonic & Acoustics Specialist
Adrian has been working with multichannel sound diffusion systems and spatialisation techniques since he started his degree at University of Huddersfield in 2007, and has composed a number of multichannel pieces, which utilised custom sound spatialisation tools he developed using the MaxMSP environment. Over the last few years he has been focused mostly on researching and developing software tools and innovative interfaces for real time performance of electronic music.
Katie Gonzalez-Bell – Disability Awareness Advisor
Katie specializes in co-ordinated health and social care services working within arts organisations, including The Science Museum, London and National Media Museum. Specialist areas include: researching audiences with additional needs, delivering disability awareness training and developing participatory projects with excluded groups. Her work focuses on enhancing access for audiences with sensory impairments, through the use of innovative technologies and creative processes.
Peter Hauser, VisionPilots – Producer
(Pictured right) VisionPilots is a US based producing organization with broad experience producing media and production elements for important events around the world. Peter has over 25 years experience as a producer of complex live and multimedia events. Peter started his professional career as a designer and production manager for numerous global touring companies like M. Barishnikov’s White Oak Dance and The Martha Graham Dance Company. For over 10 years he collaborated with Maurice Sendak on multiple dance and opera projects. In 1997 He co-produced the award winning Off-Broadway musical ‘Howard Crabtree’s When Pigs Fly. Recently, VisionPilots has begun to commission and produce new arts projects. Their objective is to support artists developing cutting edge work in multiple media and formats.
Lotan Sapir - Audience Experience Producer
Lotan is a hugely talented Performance Director, Choreographer, Dancer and Mime. She helps choreograph and direct the pre-show experience so that as soon as the audience enter they are transported into the world of EarFilms. Lotan has directed and choreographed a spectrum of live performances ranging from cabaret, Secret Cinema, music videos, theatre and live music shows such as Laura Marling's 'Secret Music'.
Stephan Moore - Multichannel Sound Designer
Sound artist Stephan Moore has been working at the forefront of the contemporary experimental audioworld for the past 15 years as a curator, improviser, composer, programmer, theatrical sound designer, loudspeaker builder, radio technician, installation artist, live sound engineer, and teacher. Based in Providence, RI, he is a Ph.D. candidate at Brown University in the Multimedia and Electronic Music Experiments program. He is presently the vice-president of the American Society for Acoustic Ecology.
EarFilms is using L-ACOUSTICS speakers
L-ACOUSTICS is a creator of systems for the professional sound industry and is particularly recognized for its breakthroughs in sound reinforcement, including the modern line-array speaker technology.
Alban Bassuet and Anne Guthrie - ARUP Acoustics
Harbeth have been the speakers of choice for the BBC since 1977.
With the support of the Dartington Hall Trust.
Supporting and showcasing our EarFilms events in New York.
Supporting the development of EarFilms from its conception.