Want to be a film composer? Meet Cezary Skubiszewski

'You have to push yourself, give a bit of your soul, your heart.'
'Don't be afraid of your ideas, because it's art.' Cezary Skubiszewski. Image: Tomek Sikora.

Cezary Skubiszewski is a Polish-born Australian film and TV composer whose work has received international acclaim, winning numerous awards, including three Australian Academy Cinema Television Awards and IFMCA (International Film Music Critics) Award for best film music.

His film and TV scores include Two Hands (1999), Death Defying Acts (2007), Red Dog (2011), Bootmen (2000), The Sapphires (2012), Black & White (2012) and Picnic At Hanging Rock (2018).

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Paul Dalgarno is author of the novels A Country of Eternal Light (2023) and Poly (2020); the memoir And You May Find Yourself (2015); and the creative non-fiction book Prudish Nation (2023). He was formerly Deputy Editor of The Conversation and joined ScreenHub as Managing Editor in 2022. X: @pauldalgarno. Insta: @dalgarnowrites