Adrian is the Vice-President of the Screen Composers Guild of Canada, an organization he has been actively volunteering with for almost a decade. An advocate of the value of screen music and the importance of the filmmaker/composer relationship, he is a regular speaker at international events and festivals including TIFF and Hot Docs.
An award winning composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist with a background in both music and fine art, Adrian first came to note with for the music of the hugely popular Canadian Screen Award nominated series Out With Dad. Recent feature film credits include his hybrid score for The Scarehouse (D Films/NBC Universal), the dark orchestral Definition of Fear (directed by James F. Simpson (Merchant of Venice) and featuring Bollywood superstar Jacqueline Fernandez). He works in the burgeoning world of web-series, most recently producing an award winning electronic score for the sci-fi noir series Haphead. Television credits include themes for Discovery’s Daily Planet (2010-14), huge orchestral cues for The CFL and International Hockey (TSN), as well as work on Canada’s long running morning show, Canada AM.
The Screen Composers Guild Of Canada (SCGC) is a not-for-profit, national trade association of professional screen composers, certified under the federal Status of the Artist Act. Since 1980, the Guild’s mission has been to promote the music, status and rights of film, television and media composers in Canada, while providing its members with professional and creative development opportunities.
The SCGC is a founding member of the MCNA. Learn more at www.screencomposers.ca