A Fistful of Fingers Main Title

Bradley Jones has just posted the main title music to A Fistful of Fingers, at YouTube:

Kiberkirik has just posted the main title music to A Fistful of Fingers at YouTube:


Funding for Films


The British Film Institute has published a useful summary of sources of funding for UK films.

These fall under the headings:

  • National and regional agencies
  • UK Tax relief and
  • Regional Investment funds

Full info. at:


See also:


Filmdaily.tv gives a list of feature film grants, see:


  1. Creative Debut's Black Artists Grant
  2. BFI Network - Early Development Funding
  3. Short Circuit: First Features
  4. CoViD-19 Recovery Fund
  5. albert free training
  6. BFI Network x BAFTA Crew Mentoring
  7. IBF Europe: Regulations for Distribution Support
  8. The Pitch Film Fund
  9. Actors’ Benevolent Fund
  10. Disability Arts Online’s new commissions for disabled artists
  11. Sheffield Doc Fest - Digital Industry Pass 2021
  12. Welfare - Response to CoViD-19
  13. West Midlands Production Fund
  14. Ford Foundation: JustFilms
  15. Screen Scotland: Film Development and Production Fund
  16. Field of Vision's Virtual Mentorship & Consultation Service for the Documentary Community
  17. FFolio
  18. Screen Scotland: Professional Development Fund

UK Film Commissions

UK Creative England:




Strings Conducted

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François conducted backing string parts at Air Lyndhurst Studios, London 24/11/20, in marvellous arrangements by Howard James Martin for Andrew Teacher's new album project: Red Clubs, Black Hearts.

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John Prestage: Sound Recordist at Air Lyndhurst Studios, London

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L-R: Andrew Teacher (songwriter /vocals), François Evans (conductor), Howard James Martin (arranger)

Managed by Laura Anstee, marvellous string players included musicians who have performed with the London Symphony Orchestra and Philharmonia Orchestra.

Mazen Murad to Master The 3 Kings Soundtrack

François Evans's biblical soundtrack to Shaun Moseley's millennial feature film The 3 Kings starring Ron Moody and Vanessa Redgrave is to be mastered, appropriately, in the Middle East.

The mastering engineer is the highly sought-after Mazen Murad based at the world-class Katara Studios in Doha, Qatar since 2015.

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Mastering Engineer: Mazen Murad

Mazen has been based at EMI Studios 301, Whitfield Street Sony and Metropolis, London. He has worked with Mika, DJ Shadow, Björk, Muse and Robbie Williams.


Free Film Music


Download François Evans's music for free at lamprecordings.com.


Clef Band-Box Resurrected

An automaton band-in-a-box made by Clef Products (Electronics) Ltd of Stockport, Cheshire, UK in ca 1982, the Clef Band-Box was rare, with only about 1000 made. There is an article on the Clef Band-Box at Matrixsynth.

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Huge thanks to genius Andy Collins at Antech Systems for restoring one I was lucky to find.

Question is, what piece of music can it be used in?