Winner of Best Animation at Ffresh Student Moving Image Festival 2010“A story of a house, the generations of people who moved through it and the effects of its occupants.”Short film told using a combination of 2D and stop-motion animation, made at Newport Film School, 2010.
“Ivor’s life is turned upside down after a falling plant pot sparks a series of paranoid reactions.”Nominated for a BAFTA Cymru in ‘Short Form and Animation’. Winner ‘Best Animation’, One Voice Festival 2012, 2nd Prize Royal Television Society Student Animation Award, Winner of ‘Best Up-and-Coming Talent Award 2011’ Canterbury Anifest and winner of ‘Best Film’ Newport Animation Awards 2011.
Jack Vaughan is a Bristol Film Composer, Producer and Conductor.
Jack started his musical life at the age of 7 with the saxophone, after having seeing a concert at St Georges Bristol. Since then he’s moved on to other instruments and specialises in composition, audio production and conducting.
As a composer, Jack has written for theatre, film and television. He has arranged music for The Bristol Ensemble, and assistant-arranged for Charles Hazlewood, Ronni Size and for the BBC Concert orchestra. He has also performed at Glastonbury and WOMAD festivals. He has worked as an audio assistant at Films@59, and as assistant to film composer William Goodchild.
Past roles as music director and composer in residence include projects at; The Bristol Old Vic, The Colston Hall, Bristol University, Bristol Cathedral School and St Georges Concert Hall.
Jack is the founder of www.leanmusician.com – a blog, podcast and YouTube channel all about musical mastery.
‘Jack is a highly accomplished young musician. He is passionate about music and serious about developing his craft. He’s a lovely guy: personable, mature, friendly, and an absolute delight to work with.
‘Jack is obviously a very talented guy. His music already sounds better than half the stuff I hear on TV right now… A great blend of musicality and sound design savvy…’
'Jack is an incredible talent. His compositions are brilliantly dramatic but also full of intimacy and wisdom. It’s so great to work with someone who’s able to deploy such creativity in a focused and professional way.'