Tiny Tracks is the creation of Australian music composer, producer, educator and father of two, Ric Mills. Ric has beautifully taken the popular hits of the well-known artists and created gentle and comforting lullabies.
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Ric Mills is an Award Winning and highly experienced independent film composer, who has trained and worked alongside a plethora of international directors, producers and musicians. His powerfully emotive piano scores and undisputed talent as an orchestral and electronic composer, has cemented his position as a prominent composer, educator and more recently a songwriter within Australia and abroad.
Building on his Master’s Degree in Composition for Film & TV from Kingston University London, Ric trained at Abbey Road and Sony Studios London with celebrated film composer/conductor Nick Ingman (Shakespeare In Love, Billy Elliot, Madagascar, Neverland). He continued his composition supervision at The London College of Music with renowned Dr Laurence Roman (Orchestrator of Cats, Evita, Phantom Of The Opera: Andrew Lloyd Webber).
Ric has achieved significant success since his arrival in Australia. In 2007 he was commissioned by BMG Publishing to compose the Fox Sports theme for the Commonwealth Games World Championship Swimming, which received worldwide broadcast. He also co-scored a Discovery Channel documentary with award-winning international director Karina Holden, and provided the powerful score for Dr Beat and The Genocide of Children, an intense film documentary by journalist, producer and director Janine Hosking. Ric has provided original music for film & tv to Universal Music Australia’s Label Vitamin A – a collection of soundtrack cues for radio, television and cinema, which have been heavily used throughout the world. He also composed a number of highly emotive cues for the television documentary Could It Happen Here? (Channel Nine, Australia) as well as original scores for TVC for UFC magazine and Breville Australia.
Ric has scored three feature films – ‘PITCHING HOPE’ a US Feature set in Texas, an inspirational movie directed by Tony Mendoza, ‘SIX LOVERS’ an Australian/French Movie based on love and betrayal directed by Joel Mielle and starring Cameron Daddo and more recently ‘SUBURBAN BACKLOT’ a funny and uplifting movie about a group of young friends trying to make a zombie film directed by Austin Boggs. In 2011 International Film Director Bruce Beresford and the panel of the 48Hour Festival NSW awarded Ric Best Film Score for his work on Tin Can Clan’s Short Film ’Something’s Not Right’.
Ric is a full writer member of APRA/AMCOS, The Australian Guild of Screen Composers and The British Academy of Songwriters and Composers. As well as holding an MA in Music Composition Ric also holds a Licentiate Diploma in Music from the Australian Society of Composition and Musicology.
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