Film & TV

 

* all credits as composer except where noted

  • The Ron James Show I-V(2009-2014) CBC-TV on Friday nights at 8pm.
  • Walk The Walk(2013)  Shaw series for Enter the Picture Prods. Walk of Fame winners help out.
  • Buy Herself(2013)  Real estate show for HGTV Canada. ETP.
  • Mighty Planes I & II(2012-2013)  Discovery Channel series for Exploration Prod. CTV.
  • Rush – Clockwork Angels Tour* (2013) Produced the incidental music for the hilarious opening film for Rush’s new tour and DVD.
  • MegaBuilders I-VI(2005 – 2012) Series for Discovery Channel. Produced by Christine Nielsen/Hedy Korbee.
  • Treasure Decoded I&II( 2012-2014) Series for History Channel. Produced by Pier 21, Janice Tufford.
  • PanAm Games Guadalajara 2011 Handover Ceremony.  An 8 minute suite for the Artistic Presentation. Live from Guadalajara, Mexico. Broadcast worldwide.
  • IIFA 2011 (Bollywood Oscars) produced song for opening number. Watched by 700 million worldwide. Live at Skydome Toronto.
  • Rush – The Time Machine Tour* (2010) Produced the music for the hilarious opening film for Rush’s new tour.
  • CBC 75th Anniversary Special  (2011) starring Martin Short. CBC TV.
  • Canada’s Walk of Fame Gala TV Special (2010) Musical Director. CTV.
  • Magic Man (2009) CBC-TV special featuring Greg Frewin.
  • Christmas Dreams (2009) CBC-TV Xmas movie special starring Ed Asner, Tom Cavanagh and Cynthia Dale.
  • Hockey Night in Canada Anthem Challenge (2008) Lou arranged and conducted the new classic HNIC theme during a nationwide contest on the CBC.
  • Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame* (2003 – 2010) musical director/arranger…show broadcast on CBC TV & Radio nationwide.
  • Chop Socky Chooks (2008) CG-3D series for Aardman/Decode. Aardman won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature in 2006 for ‘Curse of the WereRabbit’.
  • How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria? * (2008) Live series for CBC Factual. To find the new Maria for The Sound of Music. Conductor.
  • Gemini Awards (2001, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011) musical director, conductor and composer of original music.
  • The Genie Awards (2001, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011) music conductor and original music.
  • Across the River to Motor City (2007) composed theme song for this award winning series. Produced by Devine Ent. and Bob Wertheimer.
  • 20th Anniversary Gemini Special (2005) A celebration of 20 years of the Gemini Awards, broadcast on CBC. Produced by Lynn Harvey.
  • Ron James New Years Eve Comedy Specials (2005-2008) 1 hour specials featuring Canada’s best known comedian. CBC.
  • 1-800-Missing (2003) Lifetime US hour-long dramatic series . Starring Gloria Reuben.
  • CBC Juno Awards (2000 & 2001) original music and musical director.
  • X-pedition (2002) Family Channel series. Prod by Critical Mass.
  • X-periment (2002) Family Channel, prod. by Critical Mass Ent.
  • Final Cut (2002) YTV. Dir. Maria Armstrong
  • Doghouse (1991) sitcom prod by Paragon Pictures. USA Cable and YTV
  • The Littlest Hobo (1986) CTV and worldwide
* all credits as composer except where noted

  • Bailey’s Billion$ (2005) theatrical feature starring Dean Cain, Jennifer Tilly, Jon Lovitz and Tim Curry.
  • Big Spender (2002) starring Casper van Dien. A Discovery/Animal Planet TV movie.
  • The Big Heist (2001) starring Donald Sutherland. An A&E Network Movie, co-produced by Alliance-Atlantis.
  • Between Strangers * (2002) starring Sophia Loren, Mira Sorvino, dir. by Edoardo Ponti. Produced Bach cello source music.
  • Rembrandt:Fathers & Sons (2000) starring Tom McManus. An HBO Movie, produced by Devine Entertainment.
  • Degas & the Dancer (1999) starring Thomas J. Ryan. An HBO Movie, produced by Devine Entertainment.
  • Edison:The Wizard of Light (1998) starring Kenneth Welsh. An HBO Movie, produced by Devine Entertainment.
* all credits as composer except where noted

  • The Pig Farm (2010) Feature length doc profiling serial killer Willie Pickton. CTV.
  • The Beat of Life (2009) a heart health awareness program featuring Diana Krall. GlobalTV.
  • Rocket Man (2005) feature length doc for Barna Alper. Produced by Christine Nielsen.
  • Don’t Stand Still (2005) produced by Lynn Harvey. Feature length documentary about The Weekend to End Breast Cancer.
  • Ice Age Columbus(aka First Canadians) (2004) produced by Barna-Alper. Feature length docudrama for Discovery Channel Worldwide.
  • The Storming of the Golden Temple (2004) produced by Barna-Alper, for History Television’s ‘Turning Points In History’. Directed by Christine Nielsen.
  • The Rocket that Changed the World (2003) produced by Barna-Alper, for History Television’s ‘Turning Points In History’. Directed by Christine Nielsen.
  • CBC Passionate Eye: Veiled Threat (2003) produced Upfront Ent. Women in Afghanistan. Directed by Robin Benger, starring Sally Armstrong.
  • Beijing Massacre (2003) produced by Barna-Alper, for History Television’s ‘Turning Points In History’. Directed by Christine Nielsen.
  • Iwo Jima:Uncommon Valour (2002) produced by Barna-Alper, for History Television’s ‘Turning Points In History’. Directed by Laine Drewery.
  • The Somalia Affair (2002) produced by Barna-Alper, for History Television’s ‘Turning Points In History’. Directed by Christine Nielsen.
  • A&E Biography (2001) 3 episodes….’Bobby Rydell’, ‘Lesley Gore’, and ‘Brenda Lee’. Produced by Upfront Ent.
  • CBC Life & Times: Tomas and Sonja Bata (2001) Produced by Upfront Ent. Dir. Mitch Ness.
  • Warsaw Ghetto Uprising (2002) produced by Barna-Alper, for History Television’s ‘Turning Points In History’. Dir. David Kaufman.
  • Chasing the Dream (2002) produced by Upfront Ent for CBC Sports. Spotlighting Women’s Olympic Hockey. Dir. Justine Pimlott
  • Malcolm Bricklin(2003) History TV’s “Turning Points in History”.
  • Tyler’s Barrel (2002) produced by Upfront Ent for TVO. Dir. Matt Gallagher
* all credits as composer except where noted

  • Buy Herself (2012) a real estate show on HG Network. Produced by Enter the Picture Prod.
  • Chef Worthy (2009-2010) a cooking contest show on W Network. Produced by Big Coat.
  • The List (2007) reality series for Cineflix and Slice TV.
  • Love It or List It (2008-2012) lifestyle series for HGTV. Produced by Maria Armstrong.
  • My Parent’s House (2005-2009) makeover series for HGTV. Produced by Catherine Fogarty.
  • Take This House and Sell It (2004-2009) W Network series. Produced by Nikila Cole.
  • Living Romance (2004) W Network series. Produced by Lynn Harvey.
  • W-Live with Erin Davis (2004) daily W Network series
  • Animal Magnetism (2002) W Network series. Produced by Big Coat Prod.
  • Say Yes & Marry Me (2002) Life Network series. Prod. by Microtainment
  • Jonathon Cross’ Canada (2002) CBC series. Prod by Lynn HarveySay Yes and Marry Me? (2003) Life Network series. Prod. by Microtainment.
  • Canadian Living TV (2001) Life Television. Prod. Alliance-Atlantis.
  • Canadian Living Cooks (2001) Food Network Canada. Prod. Alliance-Atlantis.
  • Breathingspace Yoga (2001) WTN, prod. by Armstrong Ent.
  • Flower Power (2001) HGTV, prod by Summerhill Ent.
  • The Goods (2001) Life Television, prod by Insight Prod.
  • Final Cut (2001) YTV. Dir. Maria Armstrong
  • Elvira Kurt: Adventures in Comedy (1999) Comedy Network, prod by Big Coat Ent.

 

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