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ScreenCraft: David Long

Event Published Tuesday 25 April 2023

APRA AMCOS NZ presents ScreenCraft featuring performer, composer, producer and collborator, David Long, a free event for APRA members in Tāmaki Makaurau. David will chat about his experience in composing music for TV and Film.

David’s career has spanned over 40 years and seen him work on numerous projects to commercial and critical acclaim. He has created over 20 film scores including for the BBC drama The Luminaries, and Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings. He has composed scores for over twenty feature films including McLaren for which he won the APRA Silver Scroll award for Best Original Music in a Film, The Ground We Won, Gardening with Soul, Beyond the Edge, and additional score for Peter Jackson’s The Lovely Bones. He wrote music and created musical sound design for Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy and King Kong (with Plan 9 Music). His recent scores include The Moon is Upside Down, Mysterious Ways and Punch. He released a solo album Ash and Bone in 2022 and released a new album I’ll Hum the First Few Bars in March 2023, both through Rattle Records.