06/2024 To the Skies

Thanks to Filming in England for organising their industry mixer on 4th June. A great opportunity to make new friends from all realms of the industry. Thanks to the gleaming Sky Studios, Elstree for hosting this event so stylishly.

02/2024 Makers Our Story

Just seen Amadin Ryan’s inspiring 2011 documentary: Makers Our Story. – A detailed overview of independent filmmaking in the UK, featuring over fifty filmmakers. If you’re a British indie filmmaker and need cheering up, see this informative film.

01/2024 Lunch with Don Black

Thrilled to have had the honour of sharing lunch with living legend lyricist Don Black last week on 26/1/24. Generously, he recounted his experiences and shared industry advice. Black has worked closely with John Barry, Tom Jones, Shirley Bassey, Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones, Andrew Lloyd-Webber and A. R. Rahman. He published his autobiography: The Sanest Guy in the… Read More »

01/2024 Goodbye Laurie Johnson

Saddened to have learned of the loss of my good friend Laurie Johnson, who passed away on 16/1/2024 at the grand age of 96. I recount his influence here. The Film Music Foundation released an extensive, revealing interview with Laurie Johnson.

01/2024 Inherit the Witch – Distribution Secured

Luxe Films’ horror feature Inherit the Witch directed by Cradeaux Alexander and produced by Rohan Quine recently secured a distribution deal with LA-based Summer Hill Entertainment. To coincide, La.M.P. Recordings is producing a special re-mastered release of the François Evans soundtrack to this extraordinary film. It’s already got a review: What brilliant music and soundscapes for Inherit The… Read More »

12/2023 ‘Cuervo: Blending In’ Announced

François Evans is mooted to be composing the rip-roaring soundtrack for Ohio-based director Brandon Grimes‘s 2024 martial arts action superhero thriller feature Cuervo: Blending In. Watch this space for insider updates during 2024 as the score takes shape.

10/2023 ‘Devil in the Wings’ Announced

Hot on the trail of Inherit the Witch which is currently securing US distribution, François Evans has been summoned to compose the music for Luxe Films’ next terrifying feature: Devil in the Wings – a supernatural horror in which a possessed theatre transforms its principal actor into its living host – a Mephistophelean bargain for a spotlight darkened… Read More »

09/2023 Inherit the Witch Premièred

Cast and crew of Cradeaux Alexander’s tenebrous occult feature film Inherit the Witch assembled for its première yesterday evening, at the serene Close-Up Film Centre in Shoreditch, London. It was thrilling to see all the elements of this dark, gem-of-a-film come together. Heather Cairns as Fiona, in Inherit the Witch, directed by Cradeaux Alexander The movie and its… Read More »