NEW HEAD OF MUSIC

Jan 31 2018

We are pleased to announce that Cameron Patrick has been appointed as the new Head of Music.

Cameron Patrick is an Annie Award nominee and AGSC Screen Music Award winner whose screen experience spans 29 years. He is an accomplished composer and orchestrator of music for film and television, with credits that include Spider-man: Homecoming (2017), Zootopia (2016), Jurassic World (2015) and Inside Out (2015) amongst many, many others. Cameron is also an accomplished violinist and violist, with an extensive list of credits in the film, television, theatre and recording industries.

Cameron is a graduate of the University of Southern California’s film scoring program and has been an instructor in the UCLA Extension’s Film Scoring program since 2015. He  has been involved with the Queensland Music Festival for the past four years in partnership with the Griffith Film School. Cameron is a professional member of the Australian Guild of Screen Composers, the Society of Composers and Lyricists (US), the American Federation of Musicians (US), the Recording Musicians Association of Los Angeles (US), as well as the Broadcast Music Inc. (US).

AFTRS CEO Neil Peplow said: ““I am thrilled to confirm Cameron Patrick as Head of Music at AFTRS. Cameron has an impressive career in screen music having worked in the film, television and recording industries for over two decades and he also has experience in education having worked at UCLA. I know our students across the curriculum will benefit from his incredible expertise and experience.”

Acknowledgement

The Australian Film Television Radio and School would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners, the Bidjigal people and Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, on whose land we meet, work, study and teach. We pay our respects to Elders past and present, and extend our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from all nations of this land.