composer sound designer recording artist

bio

Patrick Bowsher works as a composer, musician, music producer, mixer and sound designer. He's composed many scores in the areas of film and TV in a wide range of styles and instrumentation such as orchestral, electronic, jazz and more. He plays a few instruments including guitar, piano, keyboards and electric bass.

music production credits

OST - Composer, Producer, Performer, Mixer for original soundtrack albums

Sex, Drugs and Jazz - The Soundtrack by Various Artists - Mastering for original soundtrack album

If You See Kay - Producer, Arranger and Mixer for alternative rock album by Bed on Bricks

Kodama (feat. Fay Kato) - Writer, Producer, Performer and Mixer for trance single featuring actress and voice artist Fay Kato

Pyramid Lake - Writer, Producer, Performer and Mixer for alternative rock album

Exchange - Writer, Performer and Mixer for jazz album by The Ramp

Original Music used by TV networks and channels including The History Channel, MTV, VH1, National Geographic, Discovery, PBS, FOX, ESPN, CBS, NBC, Bravo, A&E, Oprah, E!, Independent, WE, Travel Channel, Fit TV and the Food Network.

selected film & TV credits (partial list)

MoneyTrack, Money for Life - Music for one-hour and 90 min PBS TV specials produced by Pam Krueger and Neil Alford (60 min and 90 min)

Bearing Witness: The Voices of Our Survivors - Music, Sound Mix (5.1 and stereo) - Palm Beach Festival (Winner - Best Documentary Feature Award), Nominated for Emmy Award. Broadcast on PBS WGTE, dir. Heather Famularo (57 min)

Miracle on Metal Street - Music, Sound Design and Mix - LA Shorts Fest, Dragon Con Independent Film Festival (Winner - Best Musical), LA Fear and Fantasy Festival, CineMayhem Film Festival, Sacramento Horror Film Festival, dir. Carl Bachmann (14 min)

The Touch - Music, Sound Design, dir. Kangana Ranaut (10 min)

Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill a Mockingbird - Additional Music for documentary feature about the author. Theatrically released (limited) by First Run Features. Updated and broadcast on PBS American Masters series as Harper Lee: American Masters, dir. Mary Murphy (82 min and 90 min)

RIFT: American Horror - Behind the Scenes - Music, Sound Design and Mix for release trailers and documentary short about the feature film, dir. LazRael Lison (1:10, 1:57 and 15 min)

Dreamkiller - Original Theme Song, Additional Music, Sound Design. Theatrically released (limited) by Delaware Pictures (Winner - Best Supporting Young Actress - 32nd Young Artist Awards), dir. Catherine Pirotta (110 min)

The Pre-Paid Revolution - Music - Promotional and presentation video for Blackhawk Gift Cards, Produced by Rivet Global

Paper Words - Music, Sound Design and Mix - Columbus Film Festival (Honorable Mention, Chris Award), SF International Women's Film Festival, My Hero International Film Festival (Winner - 3rd Place, Animation Category), US TV release with ITVS, PBS and Independent Lens, released on DVD - dir. Joyce Lee (28 min)

High Water - Music, Sound Design and Mix - BET, New Orleans Film Festival, dir. Lloyd Clark (22 min)

MoneyTrack Seasons 1-3 - Music for award winning PBS financial TV series, produced by Pam Krueger and Neil Alford (28 min)

VISA Mobile Phone Campaign - Music, Sound Design and Mix - TV and Web Commercial, Infomercial for the launch of VISA's mobile phone campaign (30 sec, 1:30)

The End of Poverty? - Sound Design and Mix - Cannes Film Festival (Critics Week Selection), Athens International Film Festival, African Diaspora International Film Festival, Sao Paulo International Film Festival, Kolkata Film Festival, Kenya International Film Festival, Montreal World Film Festival, Bruxelles Festival du Cinema d'ATTAC, Paris International Environmental Film Festival, Durban International Film Festival, Oslo Films from the South Festival, Leeds International Film Festival, theatrically released (limited), available on DVD and VOD, narrated by Martin Sheen, dir. Philippe Diaz (106 min)

The Rhapsody - Sound Design and Mix - WorldFest Houston (Winner - Special Jury Award), Monmouth Film Festival, premiered in Australian HD theatres, available on VOD, dir. Max Cusimano (29 min)

California Health and Wellness Foundation Peace Prize Media (2003 - 2007) - Music and Sound Mix for the annual award ceremony, dir. Jo Streit (3 introductory videos, 15 min)

Speaking Freely Series, Episodes 1-3 - Sound Mix for US and foreign DVD release of the documentary series, dir. Phillipe Diaz (52 min)

Angels in the Dust - Sound Mix for theatrical trailer and DVD - Seattle Film Festival (Winner - Best Documentary), Full Frame Documentary Film Festival (Winner - Audience Award), Amnesty International Film Festival (Winner - Audience Award), Encounters South African International Documentary Festival (Winner - Audience Award), Ojai Film Festival (Winner - Best of Festival Award), Reel Women International Film Festival (Winner - Festival Prize), Santa Barbara International Film Festival, dir. Louise Hogarth (2:47)

Raising FLAGG - Sound Mix of theatrical trailer and DVD, dir. Neal Miller (1 min, 1:45)

My First Wedding - Sound Mix and M&E Mix of foreign theatrical trailer and DVD, dir. Laurent Firode (3 min)

Conventioneers - M&E Mix (5.1 and stereo) for foreign release - Film Independent Spirit Award (John Cassavetes Award), Florida Film Festival (Winner - Grand Jury Award), Tribeca Film Festival, dir. Mora Stephens (95 min)

Biro - Sound Mix and Additional Sound Design - DVD release by Cinema Libre Distribution of the one man play written and performed by Ntare Mwine, dir. Ntare Mwine (100 min)

The Legend of Bloody Jack - Music, Sound Design, Mix and M&E Mix (5.1 and stereo) - Distributed internationally by The Asylum, Hollywood and broadcast on Zone Horror TV in the UK, dir. Todd Portugal (84 min)

VISA Commercials - Music and Sound Design for nationally televised commercials, produced by Marketing Drive Worldwide (30 sec, 1 min, 2 min)

Blackhawk Gift Cards Commercials - Music and Sound Design - Commercials and presentation videos, produced by Marketing Drive Worldwide and Rivet Global (1 min, 1:30, 2 min, 2:30)

Cartography of Ashes - Music, Sound Design and Mix - San Francisco 1906 Earthquake Centennial experimental film piece exhibited at the Oakland Museum, dir. Dolissa Medina (45 min)

Citizen - Music Supervision, Music Editing, Additional Music - Amsterdam Institute of Film and Television, International Film Festival van Antwerpen, 8th Deauville Festival of American Cinema, Sundance Film Festival, Whitney Museum of American Art, 7th International Biennial of Humour and Satire, Florence International Festival of Independent Cinema, Available on DVD, dir. William Farley (75 min)

The Stories - Music - Mendocino Film Festival, Rhode Island International Film Festival, Cleveland Cinematheque, Mill Valley Film Festival, dir. William Farley (5 min)

Of Men and Angels - Music - Sundance Film Festival (Winner - Best Screenplay), Cannes International Film Festival Market, Mill Valley Film Festival, Houston International Film Festival, Boston Film Festival, available on DVD, dir. William Farley (90 min)

Grocery Store Wars: The Organic Rebellion - Final Mix and VO recording, dir. Louis Fox (6 min)

Miles out and Hours Overdue: Yosemite Search and Rescue - Music and Sound Mix - Torello Film Festival, Graz International Mountain and Adventure Film Festival, dir. Gary Zieff (44 min)

Favors - Music, Final Mix (5.1 and stereo), dir. Gary King (22 min)

South Africa's Great Sardine Run - Music and Sound Mix - Screened on SA Airlines, made-for-TV documentary, released on DVD, produced by Neil Alford for Beyond Pix, San Francisco (45 min)

Scumrock - Dialogue Editing, Sound Design, Mix and Foley - Vancouver Film Festival, New York Underground Film Festival (Winner - Best Feature), Chicago Underground Film Festival (Winner - Best Feature) and others, dir. Jon Moritsugu (79 min)

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