Music for Film & TV
Credits and Projects
Join us on a journey of discovery as we introduce you to some truly inspiring people, all of whom have made an impactful contribution to our province’s history. Environmental Conservation, Social Activism, Voices for Change: our ten stories reveal moments when British Columbian’s took a stand, and influenced the course of history in our great province. From grass roots movements all the way to the United Nations, each story uncovers a unique perspective into British Columbia, and illustrates the strength that can come from one small, but committed voice.
Director: David I. Strasser
Producers: Graem Luis, Jessica Randall, David I. Strasser
Knowledge Network: https://www.knowledge.ca/
“The Ultimate Magician”
Director/Producer: Gary Prendergast
A short movie about two teens who find themselves trapped in a basement by a terror familiar to all of us.
Director: Brian McWha, Vancouver, Canada
Producers: Jarvis Greiner, Rafal Dybowski
“Against the Grain”
An inspirational miniseries exploring the diverse lifestyles of B.C.’s most successful and dynamic mountain culture athletes, artists, and creators.
Directors: David I. Strasser, Cameron Sylvester Producers: Graem Luis, Jessica L. Randall, David I. Strasser, Cameron Sylvester
A documentary about graphic designer and artist Bob Choma, who is bipolar. A graduate of EMP, his life has been a classic creative, chaotic story – from tutoring from several of the Group of Seven as a kid, running a couple productive businesses, alcohol problems, mood swings to rediscovering his creative muse as an outsider artist later in life.
Director: Bruce Saunders, Victoria BC, Canada
Film Composer, Sound Designer
Originally from the Netherlands, Erik Abbink has been living and working in Canada since 2002. His wide musical interests range from classical, contemporary, popular to film music. As a saxophonist he has performed around the world with various chamber music ensembles, wind bands, and orchestras.
He is the founder and Artistic Director of Victoria’s most eclectic chamber music society Oak Bay Music, which presents concerts of traditional and new music as well as a yearly New Music Festival.
Erik Abbink holds a Doctorate in Music Performance from the University of British Columbia. Music composition classes include studying art music and orchestration at UBC Vancouver and ArtEZ Enschede, Film and TV Scoring courses through Berklee College Boston, and Sound Design through ThinkSpace Education Film Scoring School (UK). Erik is a member of the Screen Composers Guild of Canada.
Film Composer, Orchestrator
Jacqueline Perriam, a native of Victoria BC, is a graduate of the Amsterdam Conservatory in Piano Performance. She has performed as a soloist and a chamber musician in the Netherlands and Canada, and has given live performances for the CBC. Together with saxophonist Erik Abbink she recorded music for the Adaskin Collection as well as a complete CD of saxophone and piano transcriptions.
As an Artist in Residence at The Banff Centre for the Arts, she has worked and collaborated with many renowned musicians, composers and recording engineers. Jacqueline has a passion for film composing, and enjoys the challenge of bringing out the emotional content of the film through music. Her studies include Film & TV Scoring courses through Berklee College Boston. Jackie is a member of the Screen Composers Guild of Canada.
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