British Feature Film Funding 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: https://www.bfi.org.uk/sources-funding-uk-filmmaker See also: https://network.bfi.org.uk/funding-finder Film London funding page Filmdaily.tv gives a list of feature film grants, see: https://www.filmdaily.tv/grants/list-best-feature-film-grants-funding The… Read More »
Mastering Engineer: Mazen Murad 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. Mazen has been based at EMI… Read More »
François conducted backing string parts at Air Lyndhurst Studios, London 24/11/20, in marvelous arrangements by Howard James Martin for Andrew Teacher’s new album project: Red Clubs, Black Hearts. John Prestage: Sound Recordist at Air Lyndhurst Studios, London Left to right: Andrew Teacher, François Evans and Howard Martin Managed by Laura Anstee, marvellous string players included musicians who have… Read More »
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. Huge thanks to genius Andy Collins at Antech Systems for restoring one I was lucky to find. Question is, what piece of… Read More »
François will be conducting a 14-piece string ensemble at AIR Lyndhurst Studio One next week, for the recording of Andrew Teacher‘s album: Red Clubs, Black Hearts, with eight string arrangements by Howard Martin. Said François: I feel honoured to be working with John Prestage and Alex Ferguson at Sir George Martin’s studio again.
At long last, the 43-cue music soundtrack from Stefan Archetti’s beautiful, award-winning film: Il fungo sirena (The Mermaid Mushroom) (2009), has been mastered. Artwork and CD/digital release to follow. Francesco Manni as ‘Saverio’ in Stefan Archetti’s The Mermaid Mushroom. Mastering was achieved by Jerome Schmitt at The Airlab. Jerome Schmitt Jerome was mix and mastering engineer at the… Read More »
The La.M.P. Record Shop is now built and online. Get digital downloads and buy CDs of music by François Evans: lamprecordings.com CDs and digital downloads of the Sudden Fury and Game Over soundtracks will be going on sale finally. Choose between free, Deluxe Digital, CD and autographed CD versions.
Under the name After Magritte, composition and arranging on the album The Lunatic, the Lover & the Poet is complete, with lyrics by John Porter. Mixing is scheduled for winter, 2021, with an expected release in Spring, 2022. Nine, emotive tracks combine the best of hair-raising digital with vintage analogue: BACK! Love Came Down Mass Exodus Where Do… Read More »
La.M.P. Ltd has partnered with the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, to support them. Says François: Many years ago when I was a student in Paris, I got to know a fellow by the name of Riadh Ktari. “Let’s meet for a drink!” In his early 30s, on a glorious summer day, I remember he turned up on the Ile… Read More »