James Brown is a Sydney based composer and sound designer. He has worked collaboratively with companies both locally and internationally to produce soundtracks for performance, film, animation and games. He holds a Visual Arts degree from Sydney College of the Arts, and a Masters Degree in Acoustic Physics from Sydney University.
He has extensive experience working in collaborative, multi-artform processes and has formed ongoing artistic relationships collaborations with companies, artists and directors. Since 2006 he has been composing scores for theatre and dance, and more recently produced the scores to feature documentaries and video games. His process often involves creating music in synchronicity with the development of the project, creating a strong connection between the material and sound.
Bethesda – Fallout 4 (video game)
Victoria Hunt – Tangi Wai, Copper Promises (dance)
Jane Campion – Top of the Lake (miniseries)
Australian Ballet – Scope (dance)
Kristina Chan – A Faint Existence (dance)
Sydney Dance Company – New Breed 2015 (dance)
William Yang – Blood Links (film)
Ebony Butler – A Brilliant Genocide (film)
Matthew Day – Thousands, Cannibal, Intermission, RITES (dance)
Janice Muller, Lachlan Philpott, Luke Mullins – Lake Disappointment (Theatre)
Hans Van Den Broeck (SOIT) – We was them, Cafe Prukel, The Lee Elroy show (Theatre)
POST – Who’s the Best?, Oedipus Schmoedipus (Theatre)