STEFAN FRENCH

COMPOSER FOR FILM / TELEVISION /

COMMERCIAL MEDIA

 

Stefan French is an award winning Irish film composer providing original music for film, television, and commercial media.

His film credits include I’d Kill For You, The Tattoo, An Ode to Love, Arden's Wake, and The Guarantee, among others. Previous commercial projects have included clients such as Intel, HP, Symantec, ShiSeido, Workday, Avaya, Align Technology, Miwadi, and TV3 Ireland, as well as the 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 spots for CableLabs' - The Near Future campaigns.

In 2018, Stefan was nominated for the prestigious SABAM Award for 'Best Young International Composer' at the 18th World Soundtrack Awards, and his score for The Tattoo received a nomination for 'Best Original Music' at the Fastnet Film Festival. He is a recipient of the ‘Steve Kaplan Film and TV Award’, presented to him by the ASCAP Foundation in recognition of his talent and achievements as a film and TV composer.

Stefan has recorded and conducted his work on a number of the worlds leading scoring stages, including the Eastwood Scoring Stage at Warner Brothers, and the Newman Scoring Stage at Fox Studios, in Los Angeles. He has worked with the Hollywood Studio Symphony, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, the USC Thornton Symphony Orchestra, the Helix Collective, the Irish Film Orchestra, and the Bulgarian National Radio Orchestra, among others. His scores have been mixed and mastered at Windmill Lane Studios and Screen Scene Post Production in Dublin, and at the legendary Abbey Road Studios in London.

Stefan is a Fellow of the 2018 Los Angeles Film Conducting Intensive, founded by David Newman and Angel Velez, and featuring guest faculty members Conrad Pope, William Ross, and Jorge Mester (ex Head of Conducting at The Juilliard School). He is an alumnus of the ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop in Los Angeles, the NYU/ASCAP Film Scoring Program in New York, the IMRO/RTE Film Scoring Program, the Hollywood Music Workshop in Vienna, and the 'Composition for Film and TV' online course at Berklee Music in Boston. He holds an MA, with first class honours, in Scoring for Film and Visual Media (with the support of the 'Conrad Pope Scholarship'), and a BA in Music Composition - both from the Dublin Institute of Technology.

Stefan is a proud member of the Irish Film and Television Academy (member of the jury for Best Original Score 2014), the Screen Composers Guild of Ireland, and IMRO. He is currently represented for commercial media in Ireland by Silverstream Music Ltd.

FILM / TELEVISION

 
 

COMMERCIAL MEDIA

Film / Television:

Caitlín, short film, Dir. Emer Conroy, Brainstorm Productions

Smother, short film, Dir. Steve Kenny, RTE/Revolution Films

Finding Charlie, short film, Dir. Claudia Hoey

The Tattoo, short film, Dir. Ian Power, IFB

Arden's Wake, VR film, score arranger, Penrose Studios

I'd Kill For You, feature film, Dir. Monika Wesley, Sobini Films

The Guarantee, feature film, Dir. Ian Power, John Kelleher Media, IFB/BAI/TV3

The Great Wide Open, short film, Dir. Ciarán Dooley, RTÉ/Galway Film Centre

An Ode To Love, short film, Dir. Matthew Darragh, Brown Bag Films, RTÉ/IMRO

Into The Gyre, feature documentary, Dir. Scott Elliot, 590 Films

I've Been A Sweeper, short film, Dir. Ciarán Dooley

Dog Eat Dog, short film, Dir. Gavin McDonnell

Unfold, short film, Dir. Steven Daly

Miracles or Manipulations, documentary, CAS Productions

Nocturne Passage, short film, Dir. Amy Joyce Hastings, 22:22 Productions

The Red Bear, short film, Dir. Ricardo Deakin

Seventeen,  documentary, Dir. Lesley Ann Doughan

Fractional, feature film, Dir. Malcolm Deegan, Totality Pictures

The Nation Held It's Breath, short film, Dir. Emmet Vincent

Commercial Media:

ShiSeido Cosmetics, online spot, Step Japan

CableLabs - The Near Future 2019

CableLabs - The Near Future 2018

Workday/Year Up mini doc, Workday

Irvine Company 'Workplace Trends' online spot

Workday 'Global Talent' spot, Workday

CableLabs - The Near Future 2017,  Ivory Worldwide

CableLabs - The Near Future 2016,  Ivory Worldwide

Miwadi TVC, A Splash of Life, Brilliant Productions/Cawley Nea

Britney Spears Intimate Collection 2015, Eris

Workday/Wounded Warrior Project online spot, Workday

HP - 'Application Defender - See What Others Cannot Even See', GB Films

Breast Aware App TVC, Breast Cancer Ireland/TV3

Symantec - Datacane, GB Films

Intel - Mobile Business Solutions, Pedersen Media

Align Technology, Invisalign, Pedersen Media

Avaya - The Hunt, Pedersen Media

Intel - Mooley Eden Keynote Opening Film - IDF 2011, Pedersen Media

 
Agent (Commercial Media - Ireland)

Silverstream Music

www.silverstreammusic.ie

Ads/Commercials: info@silverstreammusic.ie

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