Archives for April, 2013

“Cybergeddon” fan art soundtrack contest

“Cybergeddon” fan art soundtrack contest

The news is finally official – there will be a soundtrack for “Cybergeddon”!

If you’re a fan of the series and have a liking for graphic design, check this Facebook contest: https://www.facebook.com/Cybergeddon?sk=app_451684954848385&app_data

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Edouard Brenneisen to score “Venassio”

Edouard Brenneisen takes on “Venassio”

Edouard Brenneisen has been signed to score Venasssio, Blup Blup Game Studio‘s upcoming game. The game will feature a powerful and cutting edge hybrid score by Population: 2 and Cybergeddon composer Edouard Brenneisen.

 

Venassio (game in development) comes from the Latin work Venatio, which refers to the art of hunting and slaying exotic creature during the Roman Empire.

 

For more information, visit http://www.bbgamestudio.com

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“Population: 2” – the award-winning film is now available

“Population: 2” – the award-winning film is now available

“Population: 2” has been placed on Amazon and Netflix! Log onto Netflix (if you have a DVD account) as well and do a search for “Population: 2” and tell them you want to see it! Here is the Amazon link: http://www.amazon.com/Population-2/dp/B00AADAIOU/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1364850867&sr=8-1&keywords=population+2

You can also rent “Population: 2” from Blockbuster.

Here is an excerpt from the score for the film:

Music composed, orchestrated and produced by Edouard Brenneisen © Edouard Brenneisen 2011

A woman in the aftermath of a terrible global event is left alone to ponder the past.

Population: 2 takes place in an unspecifed time in which something has gone wrong; something that has left the world devoid of humanity. Whatever occurred, only one survivor remains, a female named Lilith.

Every day, Lilith wanders the remains of civilization, scavenging what she can from the deserted refuse of what was once a bustling city. Her red wagon drags along behind her, its rusty wheels squeaking out a constant and lonely rhythm in the dead city. Once she had planned to fill it with a child’s toys. Now, instead, she fills it with canned goods, bottled water, and whatever else she can find to help her live another day. These materials she brings back to her underground home, a nest she’s carved out for herself underneath the deserted city streets.

She also brings back a coffin. Then she eats dinner alongside whatever is inside.

The film prompts one to explore the themes of loss and loneliness, as well as to show the consequences of the choices we make and the choices we are afraid to make. It warns about the dangers of taking things for granted, most especially the relationships we forge with the people willing to take life’s journey with us.

AWARDS/DISTINCTIONS

• 2011: Sellout premiere (590 tickets) at the Bagdad Theater
• 2011: EMPIXX Trailer Competition, platinum award
• 2012: Indie Fest, award of merit
• 2012: Accolade Competition, award of excellence
• 2012: Houston World Fest, REMI award
• 2012: New York in L.A. International Film Fest

CRITICAL RESPONSE

“Population: 2 is relevant, in every sense of the word. I have been thinking a lot since the flm about the representation of corporate greed and their lack of ethics. I keep thinking about the number of people in real life in Portland who live now (pre-apocalyptic) in similar survival mode as the character in your story. What a true story you tell.”

“In the days since the screening, I have really had a hard time not thinking of all the concepts in this artful movie… Anyone who sees it will defnitely blown away by the photography and the music.”

“I loved the flm. It is really provocative and evocative. As 21st Century people rush to hasten the end of life as we know it by worshipping an imaginary past and dreaming that it can be replicated ad nauseum, it seems to me that there is both room for and a need for some rational artists to present a
different opinion.”

Directed by Gil Luna

Cinematography by Kenneth Luba

Story by Gil Luna &Jonathan Stark

Principle Cast: Suzanne Tufan, Jon Ashley Hall, Shelley Lipkin

Music by Edouard Brenneisen

Genre: Science Fiction, Apocalypse, Drama, Independent

 

Trailers:

Facebook:

http://www.facebook.com/population2

IMDB:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1764547/

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“Population: 2” – coming a Blockbuster outlet near you:-)

“Population: 2” rent it from Blockbuster

I was surprised to walk into a copy of “Population: 2” for rent at my local Blockbuster. Reports from other cities lead me to believe that you can find it pretty much everywhere 🙂

So, knock yourself out, and rent this great sci-fi drama film!

 

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“Shibashiba” T1E Games’ game hits the iTunes Store!

“Shibashiba” on the iTunes store

Shibashiba is available for iPhone and iPad in the Apple App Store! Take control of the Shiba family—Mango, Mochi, and Kuro—each with their own unique ability. Utilize each leader’s ability to, run, jump, slide, dash & bash your way through 40 levels in this cute but challenging runner from T1E Games. Go pick it up now! https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/shibashiba/id514462740?ls=1&mt=8

I had a great time writing the music for this fantastic game. Here’s an excerpt from the score:

Music composed, orchestrated and produced by Edouard Brenneisen © Edouard Brenneisen 2012-2013

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“Cybergeddon” gets international TV distribution deal

“Cybergeddon” gets international TV distribution deal

The online cyber thriller that I co-scored with maestro Freddy Sheinfeld will be broadcasted all over the world on TV! One of the production companies associated with the project, Dolphin Digital Media has closed TV deals with distributors such as ZDF Enterprises and Venevision International.

For more information, visit http://www.tubefilter.com/2013/04/10/cybergeddon-international-tv-deal/ and http://www.deadline.com/2013/04/miptv-briefs-gary-janettis-vicious-debuts-cybergeddon-does-tv-nordics-latin-america-hot-on-formats/

Edouard Brenneisen

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“Cybergeddon” producer Anthony Zuiker to receive the 2013 Pioneer Prize at the International Digital Emmy Awards

And the 2013 Pioneer Prize at the International Digital Emmy Awards goes to…

Congrats to “Cybergeddon” producer Anthony Zuiker for receiving the 2013 Pioneer Prize at the International Digital Emmy Awards in Cannes!

More info here: http://www.deadline.com/2013/04/miptv-anthony-zuiker-on-wonderland-cybergeddon-whodunnit-and-foie-gras/

Alongside lead composer Freddy Sheinfeld, I scored this cool cyber thriller this past summer and had a blast doing so!

Edouard Brenneisen

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“Population: 2” – now available for purchase!

“Population: 2” – now available for purchase!

“Population: 2” has been placed on Amazon and Netflix! Log onto Netflix (if you have a DVD account) as well and do a search for “Population: 2” and tell them you want to see it! Here is the Amazon link: http://www.amazon.com/Population-2/dp/B00AADAIOU/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1364850867&sr=8-1&keywords=population+2

Here is an excerpt from the score for the film:

Music composed, orchestrated and produced by Edouard Brenneisen © Edouard Brenneisen 2011

Now comes Lilith in writer/director Gil Luna’s Population 2. She navigates the loneliness of a world devoid of humanity; the squeaky wheels of a child’s wagon always in tow is the only sound she hears.

The film has been working the festival circuit since 2011, pulling in awards (Indie Fest, Award of Merit; Accolade Competition, Award of Excellence; Houston World Fest, REMI Award, etc.) and excellent reviews. It is a genre film in the truest sense and that means that its audience is both loyal and narrowcast … sci-fi fans. The DVD release gives it a chance for a wider audience to explore and enjoy.

Lilith, alone in the world — at least her little corner of it — finds herself wandering a hellish landscape by day, scavenging for food and returning to her hidey-hole at night; her self-imposed sanctuary where she can dream of other things … the past.

Luna takes us into her world — and her past — through her daily rituals and jumps us back to past events little by little. In the process the puzzle is slowly pieced together.

This woman has long since reached the end of the rope, tied a knot and is now just hanging on. But for her there is hope, oddly enough, when all hope seems to be gone. Maybe it is hell that she is experiencing — the same thing over and over again. Maybe it is her penance for things in her past. In any case, Population 2 is an interesting take on the well-worked theme of a post-apocalyptic world and what it takes to get through one day to the next.

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