Consulting, Lecturing, Panels, Educational

Neil provides technical consulting services for Composers as well as meeting up with emerging composers to ‘talk shop’ about the business and how to dive in!

Neil is also involved with:

Screen Composers Guild of Canada

  • Member:   2005 to Present
  • Mentorship Program:  Mentor,  2015 to Present
  • Board of Directors:   2016 to Present
  • Seminar Host:   Synthesis for Film & Television

 

Fanshawe College Music Industry Arts

  • Program Advisory Committee:  Member
  • MIA Audio Post Production
    • Guest Lecturer 2017
    • Guest Lecturer 2016
    • Guest Lecturer 2015
    • Guest Lecturer 2011
    • Guest Lecturer 2010
    • Guest Lecturer 2006

 

Centennial College Story Arts Centre

  • Part-time Faculty
    • Digital Audio Music Production with Pro Tools (Fall 2016)
    • Digital Audio Music Production with Pro Tools (Fall 2017)

 

Canadian Film Centre

  • Slaight Music Residency:  Technical Round Table Panelist 2017
  • Slaight Music Residency:  Technical Round Table Panelist 2016
  • Slaight Music Residency:  Technical Round Table Panelist 2015
  • Slaight Music Residency:  Technical Round Table Panelist 2014
  • Slaight Music Residency:  Technical Round Table Panelist 2013

Ontario Association of Broadcasters

  • OAB Career Day 2017:  Roundtable Co-host at the Independent Producers Table
  • “Career Day provides a forum for soon-to-be graduating broadcasting students to meet with professionals in their field to talk candidly and ask questions in a unique and casual setting. This allows them a level of access to people they would not normally have. The ever popular round-table discussions features hosts from all areas of broadcasting.

Harris Institute for the Arts

  • Guest Lecturer for MIDI Students,  Fall Term 2017
  • Guest Lecturer for MIDI Students,  Winter Term 2017
  • Guest Lecturer for MIDI Students,  Fall Term 2016

 

 

Toronto Animation Arts Festival International 

  • 2013 Panelist on Music Underscore

 

 

 

Toronto Ravel (2016 to Present)

  • Electronically preparing various cues from “The Matrix” for Monthly Study Workshops

 

St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic High School

  • Guest Speaker for the entire Grade 10 and 11 student body, discussing a career path as a freelancer (2014)

 

US Department of Veteran Affairs

  • Provided general music production and related computer technology one-on-one training to a US veteran residing in Toronto (2005)