Tom McLeod

Tom McLeod
Name: Tom McLeod

Tom’s dynamic musical background spans many worlds, bringing a diverse range of influences to his work in film and television, theatre and orchestral projects. In 2015 he won the “APRA Best Original Music in a series” award at the APRA Silver Scrolls for the second year running with TV comedy drama Girl Vs Boy. In 2016 he was a finalist again in the feature film category with his poignant score for The Art Of Recovery.

Tom recently completed the score for 3D family action adventure film Into The Rainbow, a China / NZ / UK co-production, recorded in Berlin with Filmorchester Babelsberg, and mixed by Grammy Award winning producer Matt Howe. This was closely followed by Pecking Order – a documentary about chickens.

Other work includes scoring the 6-part drama series When We Go To War, the feature films Netherwood and 3 Mile Limit (nominated for Best Score at the NZ Film Awards), and acclaimed feature documentaries The Last Dogs Of Winter, Candyman, and Lost In Wonderland, as well as many short films including the award- winning Dr Grordbort presents: The Deadliest Game.

Tom has scored several tele-features for German network
ZDF, as well as NZ television series’ The Killian Curse, Amazing Extraordinary Friends, Secret Agent Men, and the epic musical drama series Karaoke High. He also arranged and produced
music for Channel 5 (U.K.) shows Atlantis High, Revelations, and international cult hit The Tribe, as well as several light-entertainment shows for TVNZ.

Besides film/tv composing, Tom also works with some of NZ’s top music names, arranges and conducts concert events and stage musicals, and occasionally performs on stage including with his comedy act Tommy Love and the Loungerillo Orchestra.

Skills: Composer, Lyricist, Music Director, Music Producer, Orchestrator, Programmer, Songwriter
Film Styles: Action, Animation, Children, Comedy, Commercials, Documentary, Drama, Musical / Opera / Dance, Science Fiction, Series – Episodic, Series – Mini
Music Styles: Contemporary Pop, Jazz, Orchestral, Rock, Electronic, Soul / RnB, Song for Film, World / Ethnic
APRA Member: Yes
Commercial Screen Production Credit: Yes

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