Roger Mason : Represented Artist
Artist website: http://www.roger-mason.com
Roger Mason came to screen composing from the world of
contemporary music although began learning classical piano at the
age of three before studying at the Melbourne Conservatory of
Music. He recorded and toured internationally as keyboard player
with Gary Numan before returning to Australia to join the Models,
a band that achieved both national and international success.
He was the first non-American composer to be granted a scholarship by the Robert Redford Sundance Institute. This provided him with the opportunity to study under the acclaimed screen composers David Newman, Alan Silvestri, Danny Elfman and Michael Kamen. His first venture into film score, the feature film Aya (1990), was nominated for the AFI Award for Best Original Score after which he worked for several years composing in Los Angeles.
He has won many APRA/AGSC Screen Music Awards, including 2009 Best Music for a Telemovie/Mini Series for The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce, 2006 Best Music for a TV Series for Peking to Paris, 2005 Best Soundtrack Album for The Extra and 2003 Best Music for a Documentary for Equus and Best Music for a TV Series for MDA.
www.roger-mason-com — current to December 2011
Awards & Prizes
|2021||Screen Music Awards : Best Music for a Mini-Series or Telemovie||Winner||Hungry Ghosts|
|2014||Screen Music Awards : Best Music for a Mini-Series or Telemovie||Winner||The Outlaw Michael Howe|