Archives for Film Scoring


VFO Records “No Clue”

Here they are, folks! Session photos from NO CLUE! (scored by  SCHAUN TOZER, written by and starring BRENT BUTT, directed by CARL BESSAI. Recorded at Warehouse Studio, Vancouver.)

Schaun Tozer and Roger Monk, during recording. Photo: Alex Paxa

Schaun Tozer, Carl Bessai, and Brent Butt discuss the score. Photo: Alex Paxa

Engineer Vince Renaud, operating ProTools. Photo: Alex Paxa

Photo: Alex Paxa

Hal Beckett conducts VFO. Photo: Alex Paxa

Concertmaster Joan Blackman and violinist Jennie Press. Photo: Alex Paxa

Violinist Nancy Di Novo. Photo: Alex Paxa

Violinist Karen Gerbrecht. Photo: Alex Paxa

Violists Andrew Brown and Neil Miskey. Photo: Alex Paxa

Bill Runge on Flute and Saxophone. Photo: Alex Paxa

Tom Colclough on saxophone and clarinet. Photo: Alex Paxa

VFO Strings for No Clue. Photo: Alex Paxa

VFO Crew

VFO Video: Carl Bessai

VFO was in the studio last week recording Schaun Tozer’s score for the upcoming Canadian comedy No Clue, written by and starring Brent Butt, directed by Carl Bessai. After the sessions, Carl gave us a moment of his time and shared his thoughts on the advantages of recording live musicians for film scores. Check out the video below, and stay tuned for some session pictures!

VFO Records “Super Buddies” Score

Last week was a busy one for the VFO – we were in CBC Studio One with composer / conductor Brahm Wenger, recording over an hour of score for Disney’s upcoming release , “Super Buddies,” the latest adventure in the long-running Buddies film franchise (available on DVD August 27). Photographer Alex Paxa was on hand to capture the process:

VFO: An Inside Look

Earlier this month, while VFO was in the studio recording strings for a score by composer Jeff Toyne, we took the opportunity to bring you an inside look at the VFO – who we are, what we do, and why we do it. Enjoy this brief glimpse into the world of film scoring with the VFO, and stay tuned for more!

Cinematography and Editing by Kyle Sandilands
Produced by VFO