In the last five years, impactful storyteller, Blake Matthew has scored over 65 films. This Vancouver based composer’s love for films began when he was a youth, but his passion for composing was sparked during his studies in Music Technology at Douglas College in 2014. Blake, who also specializes in electronic music production and sound design has scored over 60 short films and has been a part of 5 feature films thus far in his career.

 

In 2018 Blake scored his first feature film, Infeccion which premiered in the FICG at the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. Infeccion was released in cinemas across Latin America on October 31, 2019. In early 2019 he scored 2 feature films (After the Rain, Funhouse) which premiered in Kyrgyzstan and Sweden in 2020. Blake has scored 3 Telus Storyhive projects and also worked with Shannon Kohli on her Crazy 8's film, A Family of Ghosts. Blake has been nominated for 3 Leo Awards (Best Music in a Motion Picture & Best Music in a Short Drama), winning one of those for Best Music in a Motion Picture for his score in Infeccion. Blake is a member of the Screen Composers Guild of Canada and has apprenticed under Veteran Canadian film composers Terry Frewer and Daniel Ingram.

Blake’s focus on collaboration with directors is what allows his music to play such a strong role in story-telling. He is passionate about interweaving ambiguous sound design along with more traditional instrumentation to create compelling and unique scores.

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