Biography EWAN CLARK (MMus RCM)

Ewan Clark is a film composer and orchestrator based in Wellington, New Zealand. His projects have been selected for many film festivals, including Cannes Short Film Corner (The Outsider in 2012 and Shmeat in 2016), Austin Film Festival 2014 (Osmonde), Show Me Shorts (Snowmen, Loner and Space Trash Men in 2014-15), London Independent Film Festival 2013 (Hotspot: Log in at Own Risk), European Short Film Festival 2013 (El Tiempo de la Luz), Marbella International Film Festival 2011 (Money Can’t Buy), and Indie Fest USA 2013 (Birdsong – awarded ‘Best Foreign Film’.) Television appearances of Ewan’s compositions include the feature length docudrama Doubt: The Scott Watson Case (TVNZ1), BBC Four's Treasures of Ancient Rome, and Odd, a short film screened on BBC Arabic.
As an orchestrator, Ewan’s recent projects include Rhian Sheehan’s scores for planaterium films We Are Stars and Back to the Moon: For Good and David Long’s score for feature-length docu-drama Beyond the Edge. Sheehan's We Are Stars score was awarded "Best Soundtrack" at The 2015 Fiske Fulldome Film Festival, and Long's Beyond The Edge score was nominated for Best Original Music in a Feature Film at the 2014 APRA Silver Scrolls. He also orchestrated Tim Prebble's score for the feature film One Thousand Ropes.
Ewan’s compositions and orchestrations have been performed in concert by the Philharmonia Orchestra (London), Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Southern Sinfonia, and Auckland Symphony Orchestra. He frequently records scores with players from the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra Wellington.
Graduating from the Royal College of Music in 2012, Ewan holds an MMus in Composition for Screen (Distinction).
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