So you want my screen job: Brett Aplin, composer

Meet Brett Aplin, the film and television composer whose credits include The Gloaming, Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries and James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge.
composer Brett Aplin in studio

How would you describe what you do to someone at a party?

I used to say ‘Screen composer’ until I realised that no one outside the industry really knows what that is! Now I simply say ‘I write music for film and television’ which seems to work, although the follow up question is almost always ‘Have you written music for anything I’ve seen?’…

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Rochelle Siemienowicz is a journalist for Screenhub. She is a writer, film critic and cultural commentator with a PhD in Australian cinema. She was the co-host of Australia's longest-running film podcast 'Hell is for Hyphenates' and has written a memoir, Fallen, published by Affirm Press. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram

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