A documentary by Robert Bryant and J.David LeCompte, Boomtown examines the lives of the Cassorla brothers, who run a fireworks shop in rural Nevada. I provided original music, sound edit and mix.
Recent screenings include San Jose International Short Film Festival, SF DocFest, Nevada City Film Festival, Reno Tahoe International Film Festival, and Santa Cruz Film Festival.
Control + Alt + Delete
d. Andrew Hunt
Sound edit + mix by Mike Hallenbeck
A hit man gets in over his head-- the less you know going in, the more you'll enjoy it.
Recently premiered at the 2017 Twin Cities Film Festival.
d. David Ash
Sound edit by Mike Hallenbeck
A psychological drama starring a wide range of phenomenally talented Minnesota actors.
Recent screenings include Film Invasion Los Angeles (Audience Award, Best Feature Film), Twin Cities Film Festival, and IndieFest: Award of Excellence (Feature Film), Best Actress (Bethany Ford Binkley). The film rounded out 2017 by receiving distribution from Summer Hill Films.
Theater People, Season 4
d. Matthew Anderson
Original music by Mike Hallenbeck
A web series "about the drama behind the drama", currently streaming on Seeka.tv; I returned for another season as composer.
Recent screenings include a run at NYC web fest, where Paul LaNave was named Best Supporting Actor. The series will also screen in Italy at Caorle Film Festival near Venice, next April.
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Plus a couple of recent curated screenings...
Minnesota Electronic Theater 2017
This year's MET animation program featured two pieces I worked on: Lindsey Lux Stupiça's "Summer", and the new Film North logo animation (IFP re-branding). I contributed original music, sound edit and mix to both.
Cellular Cinema: Sonic Cinema
The experimental shorts "Monster Movie" (d. Kevin Obsatz; sound edit + mix by me) and "In A Purgatorial Twenty Eleven" (d. Trevor Adams, original score, sound edit + mix by me) recently screened at Cellular Cinema's "Sonic Cinema" showcase, which was a of course an honor.
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