Jon recently completed his debut feature film score for Kissing Candice, a story driven by the vivid, fever dreams of a volatile, teenage girl. Kissing Candice is directed by Aoife McArdle and will premiere at Toronto International Film Festival 8th September. The Score was also nominated for ‘Best Original Composition in a Feature Film’ at the 2019 MAS Awards. Check out the trailer here featuring Aorta from the Original Score produced by SIREN.
Here's an exclusive clip from the film featuring Boys Walk from the original score.
Original Music for Red Cross Hope Campaign, directed by James Rouse at Outsider. Won the Grand Prix at Cannes Lions 2018 for film craft. Produced by SIREN.
In 2016 Jon's sound design reputation led him to becoming supervising sound designer for BAFTA winning short film Home which follows an English family as they travel into war-torn lands. The film is directed by Daniel Mulloy, featuring Jack O'connell and Holiday Grainger. Jon's work on Home picked up best sound design in a short film at this years Music and Sound Awards.
Original Music for What Once Was, directed by Tom Stokes. This art project was a collaboration between myself sound designer Tom Joyce and director/editor Tom Stokes. It premiered at BAFTA accredited AESTHETICA Film Festival 2018.
Pink Blue is another collaboration between Jake Dypka and Hollie McNish based around the theme of gender. Commissioned to open the Saatchi's new director showcase in Cannes the film uses 3D technology to allow the viewer to switch between two different versions of the film depending which set of glasses they view it through. Jon's work picked up Gold at Kinsale for best sound.
THE QUIET ONE directed by Oliver Murray and produced by My Accomplice gets it’s US Premiere Tribeca Film Festival 2019. It’s a beautifully crafted film about the life of ‘Rolling Stones’ legend, Bill Wymen all cut from his own archive. Loads of talented people put a huge amount of effort into this and it’s great it’s being received so well. Audio produced at factory.
Original score for Before The Night, a short film about an elderly man's struggles after loosing his wife. Directed by Sam Huntley, based on a short story by Charlotte Regan. The score for Before The Night was recorded at Abbey Road with the London Metropolitan Orchestra and produced by SIREN.
Sound design and music commissioned by Channel 4 for their Random Acts program in collaboration with writer and poet Hollie McNish. Written and performed by Hollie McNish Directed by Jake Dypka.
Original Score for At Dawn, a true story of WW2 engineer Michael Nash who fleeing from enemy gunfire falls into a trench to face a lone, armed German Soldier. Directed by Ollie Wolf.