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					                                                 don macdonald
                                                               composer for film, television & games

                                                     Contact: ARI WISE, agent • 1.866.784.3222 • ari@coremusicagency.com




FEATURE FILMS

THE STEAM EXPERIMENT                                                2009 Philippe Martinez, Luc Campeau, prod.
Cinepro Pictures, The Weinstein Company                                  Philippe Martinez, dir.

YOU MIGHT AS WELL LIVE                                              2009 Ari Lantos, Jonas Bell Pasht, prod.
Serendipity Point Films, APB Pictures, E1                                Simon Ennis, dir.

DR. DOLITTLE: TAIL TO THE CHIEF                                     2008 John Davis, Connie Dolphin, prod.
20th Century Fox, Davis Entertainment                                    Craig Shapiro, dir.

MEXICAN SUNRISE                                                     2007 Daniel Calderon, Sally Jo Effenson,
Cinepro Pictures International, Red J Films                              Rowdy Stovall, prod. Rowdy Stovall, dir.

FIDO                                                                2006 Mary Anne Waterhouse, Blake Corbet,
Anagram Pictures, Lions Gate Films                                       Trent Carlson, Kevin Eastwood, prod.,
                                                                         Andrew Currie, dir.

MILE ZERO                                                           2002 Trent Carlson, Blake Corbet, prod.
Anagram Pictures, Wellspring Media                                       Andrew Currie, dir.

LAST WEDDING                                                        2001 Stephen Hegyes, prod.
Brightlight Pictures, Velocity Home Ent.                                 Bruce Sweeney, dir.

SUSPICIOUS RIVER                                                    2000 Michael Okulitch, Raymond Massey, prod.
Okulitch-Pederson Company, TLA Releasing                                 Lynne Stopkewich, dir.

ROLLERCOASTER                                                       1999 Connie Dolphin, Scott Smith
Giraffe Productions, Ardustry Home Rel., CBC                             Scott Smith, dir.

DIRTY                                                               1998 John Dippong, Linda Guns-Hay,
Brightlight Pictures                                                     Bruce Sweeney, prod. Bruce Sweeney, dir.

KISSED                                                              1996 Dean English, Lynne Stopkewich, prod.
Boneyard Film, Goldwyn Films                                             Lynne Stopkewich, dir.

LIVE BAIT                                                           1996 Bruce Sweeney, Lauren Davis, prod.
Cypher Productions                                                       Bruce Sweeney, dir.

BEST WISHES MASON CHADWICK                                          1995 Tara Cowell Plain, prod.
Mark Sawers Productions                                                  Mark Sawers, dir.

                                                 Core Music Agency
                                 201-402 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 1T6, CANADA
                                       1-866-784-3222 * www.coremusicagency.com
                          Don macdonald,                       composer for film, television & games




TELEVISION

FANCY (Pilot)                                                      2010 Jayme Pfahl, prod.
Crescent Entertainment/CBC                                              Wendy Hopkins, dir.

PURE EVIL (Series)                                                 2009 Cynthia Chapman, Jayme Pfahl,
Showcase Television, Crescent Ent.                                      Mark Sawers, dir.

BLOOD SUCKING CINEMA (Documentary)                                 2007 Wendy McKernan, Laura Watson, prod.
Insight Film Studios / Anchor Bay Entertainment                         Barry Gray, dir.

KEEPING IT REAL (Pilot)                                            2007 Barry Grey, prod.
Insight Film Studios                                                    Tara Shortt, dir.

DEATH IN THE FOREST (Documentary)                                  2007 Dan Schlanger, prod.
CanWest Global Television, Dilemma Prods                                Gordon McLennan, dir.

THE SHIELDS STORIES (Series, multiple episodes)                    2005 Laura Harbin, Kim Todd, prod.
Original Pictures, Shaftesbury Films                                    Lori Spring, dir.

THE LIFE AND TIMES OF ARTHUR ERICKSON (Doc.)                       2004 Dan Schlanger, prod.
CBC, Dilemma Productions                                                Gordon McLennan, dir.

COME HOME ALIVE (Mini-Series, muliple episodes)                    2004 Claude Merkel, Amy Gibbons, prod
History Channel, A. Smith & Co. Productions

ALIENATED (Series)                                                 2003 Cynthia Chapman, prod.
Brightlight Pictures, CHUM                                              Mark Sawers, dir.

SAY I DO (Documentary)                                             2002 Eric Paulsson, prod.
Redstorm Productions/CTV                                                Nova Ami, dir.

MAN FROM MARS (TV Movie)                                           2002 Lynn Stopkewich, dir.
Bravo



TRAILERS

THE LAST CITY                                                      2011 Phillipe Martinez Productions

CREATURES OF THE DEEP                                              2007 Nokia N-gage



SHORT FILMS

EXPOSED                                                            2010 Emily Alden, Mark Sawers prod.
Mark Sawers Productions                                                 Mark Sawers, dir.



                                                  Core Music Agency
                                201-402 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 1T6, CANADA
                                      1-866-784-3222 * www.coremusicagency.com
                        Don macdonald,                      composer for film, television & games



WHEN YOU GIVE OF YOURSELF                                       2010 Selwyn Jacob, prod.
National Film Board of Canada                                        Lynn Stopkewich, dir.




PLAYER                                                          2008 Sam Hodges, Mary Nighy, prod.
Greene Light Films                                                   Mary Nighy, dir.

HIRO                                                            2005 Oliver-Barret Lindsay, prod.
Paper Cut Films                                                      Matthew Swanson

LONESOME JOE                                                    2003 Leah Mallen, prod.
Screen Siren Pictures                                                Mark Sawers, dir.

SHOES OFF                                                       1998 Leah Mallen, prod.
Mark Sawers Productions                                              Mark Sawers, dir.

HATE MAIL                                                       1993 Chris Kelly, Mark Sawers, prod.
Mark Sawers Productions                                              Mark Sawers, dir.

STROKE                                                          1992 Gregory Middleton, Mark Sawers, prod.
Mark Sawers Productions                                              Mark Sawers, dir.




AWARDS

Best Original Score, Documentary                         2008   Leo Award - Nomination (Death in the Forest)
Achievement in Music, Original Score                     2008   Genie Award - Nomination (FIDO)
Best Original Score                                      2007   Gerardmer Film Festival (FIDO)
Best Original Score, Feature Length Drama                2007   Leo Award - Winner (FIDO)
Best Original Score                                      2006   Leo Award - Winner (Hiro)
Best Original Score, Documentary                         2005   Leo Award - Nomination (Life & Times)
Best Original Score, Feature Length Drama                2002   Leo Award - Nomination (Mile Zero)
Best Original Score, Feature Length Drama                2001   Leo Award - Nomination (Suspicious River)
Achievement in Music, Original Score                     1997   Genie Award - Nomination (Kissed)
Best Original Score, Feature Length Drama                1996   Leo Award - Nomination (Live Bait)




BIOGRAPHY

Don Macdonald has a multifaceted musical career that includes professional performing on saxophone, violin
and voice. His conducting resume includes work with symphony orchestra, choir and jazz band. His composition
credits include music for theatre, dance, published vocal arrangements and forays into everything from jazz and
electronica to contemporary classical music. He has scored music for films featured at all the major film festivals
and his opera score for Cannes Film Festival winner "Shoes Off" was recognized as "one of the most compelling
original scores attached to any Canadian film, ever..." (Vancouver Province).

				
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