James Orr

Secret Bridesmaids Business (2019) - Television Series (composer)

Green Light (2019) - Documentary (composer)

Quest For The Ultimate Prize - The Luna Rossa Story (co-composer)

Life On Earth: Severance (2019) - Feature Film (composer)

Undertow 2018) - Feature Film (co-composer)

West of Sunshine (2017) - Feature Film (co-composer)

2:22 (2017) Feature Film (co-composer)

Jane Got A Gun (2015) - Feature Film (additional music)

Burning Man (2011) - Feature Film (additional music)

Balibo (2009) - Feature Film (additional music)

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James Orr is a film composer and producer based out of Melbourne, Australia. Cultivating an interest in music from an early age through a love for drums and percussion, he then went on to explore a range of styles of music, with a keen interest in electronic music production, engineering and synthesis. In 2007, James began working with Dead Can Dance and Golden Globe winning musician and composer, Lisa Gerrard. Since then he has contributed music to a range of film and documentary scores from across the globe, including Solo (2007), Playing For Charlie (2007), Balibo (2009), Burning Man (2011), Jane Got A Gun (2015). He has also engineered and provided production and sound design on a range of scores for film, documentaries & television. Outside of film and television, James has worked on projects for a range of artists including Daniel Johns, Zbigniew Priesner, Klaus Schulze, Dave Graney, Chicane, while also touring internationally with Dead Can Dance, including the 2012 Anastasis world tour and 2019 Dionysus tour. He also engineered and produced all of Gerrard’s album and film works of the last decade. In 2013, under the moniker of Fixed Error, he released his debut solo album, Makeshift Remedies, music of which went on to be featured in the video game, Rugby League Live 2. He has also worked closely with Scottish ex-Goya Dress founder, Astrid Williamson, co-writing, producing and engineering her album, We Go To Dream. Recently, James has been scoring in collaboration with Gerrard for the film, 2:22, for which he received a nomination for Feature Film Score of The Year from APRA. Other recent works include the award-winning Australian independent film, West Of Sunshine (2017), Undertow (2018), Life On Earth: Severance (2019), an upcoming documentary short produced by Michael Mann, and the documentary, Green Light (2019).

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