November 1, 2016
Camilla Deakin, Carl Davis, Ethel and Ernest - the movie, Richard Overall, Uncategorized
We were at Faber Music Ltd last night for the launch of a new book about the life and career of Carl Davis. Carl composed the wonderful score for Ethel and Ernest, which is available through Decca records. There is a section in the book about writing the score for the film.
Carl Davis signs copies of his book ‘Maestro’ for Ethel and Ernest producer Camilla Deakin and editor Richard Overall
Carl Davis, Camilla Deakin and Richard Overall share a joke at the signing
“Published to mark his 80th birthday, Carl Davis: Maestro by Wendy Thompson offers a unique glimpse into the life and work of this consummate all-round musician, documenting his immense impact on the many spheres of music-making he has inhabited. Davis’s fascinating life story gives an insight into the prolific composing and conducting career of one of the world’s most celebrated film and television composers.”
September 12, 2016
Angel Studios, Animated Feature Film, Camilla Deakin, Carl Davis, Ethel and Ernest - the movie, Richard Overall, Uncategorized
Angel Studios, London, May 16th 2016. This is a behind the scenes peek filmed during the recording of the music for ‘Ethel and Ernest’. The music for the film is composed and conducted by the internationally renowned, BAFTA winning, Carl Davis (see earlier post).
On the desk in the foreground is musical director Chris Egan, and also present are Ethel and Ernest producer Camilla Deakin, and film editor Richard Overall. Carl Davis is conducting the Chamber Orchestra of London.
Music by Carl Davis is published by Faber Music Ltd., and a soundtrack album of music from the film will become available on Decca Records.
More extensive behind the scenes filming of this recording session, including an interview with Carl Davis, will become available shortly on the Ethel and Ernest website.
May 22, 2016
Animated Feature Film, Ethel and Ernest production photos, Goldcrest films, Richard Overall, Richard Overall Editor, Uncategorized
One person who has been with the Ethel and Ernest film from the beginning is our editor Richard Overall. These past few weeks have been the busiest ever for him as we head towards the delivery of the film in a few weeks time. This week there are the final sound mixes taking place at Goldcrest in Soho. Then on Thursday and Friday of this week are the first sessions of picture grade. Last week Richard was very much involved as the music was recorded at Angel studios, and we also did some ADR sessions (voice pick-ups with the lead actors) at Goldcrest. This is one of the most exciting times for the editor as everything starts to come together and they can fine tune the cut of the film. As the finished scenes come through from the compositing team at Cloth Cat studios there is the chance for those all important tweaks to timings right up to the final delivery.