EDUCATION

Sheridan College - Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Animation - 2012

Concordia University- Bachelor of Fine Arts with Distinction, Concentration Interdisciplinary Studies in the Studio Arts - 2009

Royal Conservatory of Music  - Grade 8 Piano certificate

 

AWARDS and NOMINATIONS

Achievement in Music: Original Score, WINNER, Canadian Screen Awards for “Through Black Spruce”, dir. Don McKellar, Serendipity Films, 2019

Polaris Prize, Longlist Nominee, Polaris Prize for YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN “DIRT”, 2018

Best Musical Score, Canadian Videogame Awards for YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN and PANTAYO “Severed OST”, Drinkbox Studios, 2016

Polaris Prize, Shortlist Nominee, Polaris Prize for YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN, “UZU”, 2014

Best Alternative Album, Nominee, Juno Awards for YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN “UZU”, 2014

Polaris Prize, Shortlist Nominee, Polaris Prize for YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN “YT//ST”, 2012

 

INTERMEDIA PRODUCTION 

2007 - 2020 YAMANTAKA//SONIC TITAN I Artistic Director, Performer, Composer, Production, 

Audio Engineer, Tour Manager

2019 Jumblies Theatre & Arts and Soundstreams, “Odaabaanag”, Harbourfront Centre I Technical 

Assistant

2019 Ange Loft & LAL, “All You Can Hold”, Summerworks / Museum Of Contemporary Art Toronto |

Technical Assistant, Lighting Designer

2019 Ange Loft, “A Foreign Source of Extraordinary Power”, Museum Of Contemporary Art Toronto |

Technical design, Audio Engineer

2016 - 2018 Jumblies Theatre & Arts, “Talking Treaties”, Historic Fort York I Technical Assistant

2017 Thinking Rock Community Arts  “The Rivers Speak”, Mississauga First Nation I Technical Assistant

2017 Ange Loft, “Hoofs”, 38th Rhubarb Festival, Buddies in Bad Times Theater, Toronto | Composer,

Sound Designer, Audio Engineer

2012 YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN, “33//渦“, 33rd Rhubarb Festival, Buddies in Bad Times Theater,  

Toronto / POP Montreal, Theatre Rialto I Music and Technical Director, Composer, Performer

2011 Centre for Indigenous Theatre, “Jumping Mouse” I Sound Designer, Audio Engineer

2010 Centre for Indigenous Theatre, “Red Moon” I Composer, Sound Designer

 

SELECTED AUDIO PRODUCTION I COMPOSITION I ENGINEERING

2021 Pantayo, Forthcoming Album TBA, Telephone Explosion | Producer, Engineer

2021 Supre, "What Flowers That Bloom", dir. C Hudson Hwang | Composer

2021 Mar Vista Entertainment, "The Boathouse" dir. Hannah Cheesman | Composer, Performer

2021 Aaron Ries, "DRUH" | Composer, Performer

2021 Musical Stage Co. Noteworthy Cohort | Composer

2021 National Film Board of Canada, "Mary Two-Axe Earley: I Am An Indian Again" dir. Courtney Montour | Co-Composer, Performer

2020 Slow Down Molasses, Forthcoming Album TBA  I Mixing Engineer
2020 YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN, “Night of the Living Dead rescored”, dir. George A Romero,

Presented by POP Montreal | Composer, Performer
2020 Aiken Heart Films, “Succor”, dir. Hannah Cheesman | Composer, Performer
2020 Pantayo, “Pantayo”, Telephone Explosion Records I Producer, Engineer, Songwriter, Performer

2019 Jumblies Theatre, Toronto Biennial “By These Presents: Purchasing Toronto” dir. Ange Loft  I 

Composer, Sound Technician and Sound Editor

2018 Serendipity Point Films, “Through Black Spruce”, dir. Don McKellar I Composer

2018 YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN, “DIRT”, Paper Bag Record I  Composer, Performer, Producer, 

Engineer, Illustrator

2017 National Film Board of Canada, Legacies 150 “XINONA” dir. Walter Kaheró:ton Scott I Composer

2017 C Hudson Hwang & Kellyanne Murphy, “Exiting Hell Bar”, dir. C Hudson Hwang I Composer, Audio 

Engineer

2016 YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN with Pantayo, “Severed OST”, Drinkbox Studios I Game Music 

Composer, Engineer, Performer

2016 Chelsea McMullan “Michael Shannon Michael Shannon John”, dir. Chelsea McMullan I Composer, 

Audio Engineer

2015 Mohawk Princess Productions, “Sex, Spirit, Strength”, dir. Courtney Montour I Composer, Audio 

Engineer

2015 Overnight “Overnight”I Producer, Engineer

2013 Centre Phi, “MCMXCVI-MMXIII”  dir. Philippe Léonard part of 5 X Phi I Engineer, 

Composer, Performer

2013 YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN, “UZU”, Paper Bag Records,  Suicide Squeeze (USA), All Tomorrow’s 

Parties (UK/EU) I  Composer, Performer, Producer, Engineer, Illustrator

2012 Klei Entertainment, “Mark of the Ninja” I Game Music Composer, Audio Engineer

2012 Cartoon Network, “Lamia” Adult Swim Singles Club, YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN I Composer,  

Performer, Producer, Engineer

2012 Paper Bag Records, “John I’m Only Dancing”, Paper Bag Records vs. The Spiders From Mars: David 

Bowie Covers, YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN I Composer, Performer, Producer, Engineer

2011/12 YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN, “YT//ST”, Psychic Handshake / Paper Bag Records I  Composer,  

Performer, Producer, Engineer, Illustrator

SELECTED INTERMEDIA EXHIBITIONS

2021 Chinatown, Montreal "One Only Throws a Stick At a Lion Once // 一個人只能對獅子丟擲一次棍子",

Commissioned as part of MOMENTA Biennale de l'image | Augmented Reality Art

2017 Centre Daimon, Gatineau, “Let the Destructiveness of Sorcerers, Their Gods and Protectors 

Descend Upon Themselves”, Commissioned as part of Interstices | Intermedia installation

2015 PDA Projects, Ottawa, “DISCHARGE KANNON 999”, Commission

2015 Studio XX, Montreal “DISCHARGE KANNON 999”, Artist in Residence

 

SELECTED WORKSHOPS / SPEAKING

2019 Vancouver International Film Festival AMP. “Stages to Screens”, “Producer’s Lounge” Vancouver

2014 Studio XX, “Wired Women Salon 100 : Deep Screens, Montreal

2013 Art Gallery of Ontario, “ +”, First Thursday, Toronto

2013 NXNE, “Women In Music”,  Toronto

2012 Halifax Pop Explosion, “Women In Music: This Panel Shouldn’t Exist”, Halifax

2009 YWCA Summer Camp for Girls, “Rocking your Identity”, Montreal

 

SELECTED SKILLS

Audio Software: Ableton Live, Max4Live, Cubase, Reaper, Audition, Pro Tools

Graphics & Animation Software: Autodesk Maya, Autodesk Mudbox, Adobe Suite (Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere), Toon Boom, Clip Studio, Blender

Intermedia Software: MAX 8, Pure Data, Resolume
Hardware: MIDI devices, DMX systems, Video feeds, Projection Mapping, Arduino, basic Robotics (Pneumatic & motor based systems), intermediate electronic assembly