A national association of professional music composers and producers for film, television and media

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The Business of Being a Screen Composer – What You Should Know and How to Find it!

Members in Vancouver! We have some exciting news!   SCGC and SOCAN Music Present: ‘The Business of Being a Screen Composer – What You Should Know and How to Find it!’   Learn...

SCGC Workshop – GET YOUR GAME ON!

Saturday, March 16th, 2019 9:30am registration Canadian Music Centre* 20 St. Joseph Street Toronto, ON   Event Details: Pitching a Customized Demo Reel 10:00AM – 12:00PM With Composer...

SCGC Holiday Party in Toronto

Thank you to everyone who came out to our annual Holiday Party in Toronto!  Happy Holidays everyone! BC members – the BC Holiday Party is on Dec 18th! Please email Tonya Dedrick for more...

Gender Equity Discussions at Whistler Film Festival with SCGC’s Erica Procunier

The SCGC is excited to have Erica Procunier,  screen composer and board member of the Screen Composers Guild of Canada,  representing Canadian Screen Composers at Whistler Film Festival’s;...

“Rabbit” Wins EIFF Best Canadian Dramatic Feature

We are pleased to announce the 2018 Edmonton International Film Festival Best Canadian Dramatic Feature award goes to RABBIT. This is ‘a remarkable piece of work from beginning to end’ writes...

SCGC Advocates for Composers at Canadian Copyright Review Hearing

SCGC Members Paul Novotny and Ari Posner were in Ottawa today to appear before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage concerning its study on remuneration models for artists and creative...

Composer Spotlight

Judith Gruber-Stitzer

Judith Gruber-Stitzer, a notable Canadian film composer, is widely known for her scores for award winning National Film Board of Canada animated shorts. Among these are the Oscar nominated and Cannes palme d’or winning ‘When the Day Breaks’’ which features Martha Wainwright singing an original Gruber-Stitzer song. Other animated shorts that she’s scored include the Oscar nominated ‘Wild Life’, the Emmy nominated ‘Flawed’ and the 2019 Oscar nominated short ‘Animal Behaviour’. Notable amongst her live action scores are two for the legendary American director Robert Altman. Gruber-Stitzer, though Montreal-based, works internationally. and has scored over 80 feature films, TV series, shorts, commercials, and theatrical and dance productions. Her work moves across many musical genres: electronic, orchestral, folk, and jazz to name but a few. Fall 2019 will see her going to Europe to record a Russian Men’s Choir for a new soundtrack.

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Congratulations to SCGC member @federmusik who scored 'The Suitcase' (2016, dir. Philip Leung)! The film screens at the Kitchener-Waterloo Film Festival on May 31! @KWFilmFest #composer #filmfestival

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