Horror Film Sound Design & Composition
By Ben Mowat
Ben Mowat is a capable and accomplished music producer and sound designer. Having composed and produced numerous scores for short films and documentaries, being broadcast on national TV stations BBC 2, SBS and France 24, publishing a Library Music album with Radio France Internationale and achieving a Distinction in his MA Composition for Film & TV (Bristol University) in which music production featured heavily, Ben is currently doing the sound design on two films in production. For both the short "Lie Low" and feature length "Time Out", Ben is doing the on set sound recording and the post-production, foley and sound design.
As well as the examples here, please also explore the rest of Ben's portfolio via the WORK page.
For the short "Ghosts of Films", Ben Mowat created a sound world of samples and sample-instruments from found sounds recored in the haunted film studios featured. These he then manipulated, programmed and automated to create the sound design as can be heard above. Below, "Death and the Lady" is a horror film song composed and produced by Ben, featuring synths, samples, drums string quartet and drums.