|Cinematic Studio Piano|
|Tina Guo Cello Samples - Beautiful!|
Even though the majority of our productions are spiritual, they are also historical and biographical, not just religious based. It's incredible how Eduardo's samples are so perfect for what we do!
|Screenshot from Opening Titles|
Write What You See!
I believe that if you're stuck with music, look intently at the image you see (if you're not writing to picture then find a picture for inspiration) and let go - let yourself be moved and write what you see!
|The Miracle of the Sun - Witnessed by Thousands|
Fortunately for me, this film has a lot of contrast so the pace moves along well. I need space to draw the viewer in in a contemplative style. I fuse Symphonic Choirs as a background to many other instruments, especially soundscapes and this sets a mood of meditative listening. Some of the topics in our films are quite profound such as the miracle of the sun at Fatima as well as the vision of hell. I think people can only absorb so much at once so whether it's a musical or scenery break, you can almost break up a score into chunks that can be absorbed piece by piece.
The vision of hell was quite dramatic. I find Omnisphere fantastic for providing spooky sounds when needed. For Our Lord to decide to have Hell shown in its reality to small children has always struck me about the Fatima message. What strikes me more is the children's reaction: "We must not allow anybody to go there.......forever and ever" (said Jacinta). They never forgot this message and tried to do as much as they could to save people. God's mercy is so profound, I was really able to connect with this part of the film. By showing the reality of Hell to the children, Our Lord has given us a simple nudge: pray. I hope that this short film inspires anybody who sees it to love the simplicity of the Fatima message. To fall in love with simple prayer and to decide to choose good always and to be aware of God's goodness; always forgiving, always waiting to give us joy.
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I hope to make the music soundtrack available on CD shortly too!