David Beard Resume


176 Sandbed Lane
DE56 0SN
United Kingdom

email: info@davidbeardmusic.com
Telephone No: 44 (0)1773 824340
Mobile No: 44 (0)7815 573121


Award winning TV and film music production company supplying music and sound design to commercial multimedia. Specialising in music and sound design for the moving image, David Beard Music Production creates original music for film, TV, corporate video, commercials, games, dance, theatre and Podcast broadcasting. Enthusiastic well-motivated and accustomed to working to tight deadlines. Member of BECTU, PCAM, PRS, Equity and The British Academy of Composers and Songwriters.


· Own well-equipped studio
· Experienced in MIDI sequencing and Digital Audio Processing
· Music Production Studio Management
· Experienced within the Film, TV and music business
· Experienced in Stage and Television productions
· Experienced team player
· Able to work completely remotely using secure internet file transfer.


Film Music Institute of Los Angeles: Diploma in Media Composition'
University of Derby: BA (Hons) in Popular Music and Music Technology (First Class)
BTEC National Diploma Popular Music (Distinction)
Music Technology Advanced Level (Grade A)
Multi-Media Performance Programme Music Performance
ABRSM: Theory of Music


Films include:
GruntWorks Entertainment, USA - Jack Rio' (additional music) - 2008
Press On Features - Jack Says' - 2008
D.I.B. Pictures Entertainment, USA - Daddy', Miss Matched', Fragile' - 2007
Christopher Cheng Rossiter Film, USA - Nowhere' - 2006
Feeling Spooky Films - Claw' a thriller/horror - 2006
Ethics Film Production, India - Ctrl+Alt+Del' - 2005
Yosef Haimanot - Beyond the End', Misplaced' - 2001 / 2002
Owen Tooth - Russia', Catharsis', The Opening', Effigy' - 2001 / 2002 / 2007 / 2008
Harminder Rai - Painting with Light', Soul mate' - 2000 / 2001

Documentaries and Commercial include:
Michael Waterhouse / Tern TV- Great British Journeys - 2007
Knew Productions - Nightingale House Hospice Fundraising/Promotional video' - 2006
QUAD Visual Arts and Media Centre - Advertisement' - 2006
Fifth Twilight Films - Restless Spirits' - 2006
Yosef Haimanot Documentary and documentary trailer Mothers-Land' 2006 / 2007
ARKive/Wildscreen, Bristol - Advertisement Video' - 2004
Metro Cinema Derby - Advertisement' 2004 / 2006
Christopher Rossiter Photography Inc. USA - Music for Show Reel' - 2003
Visual Media CEDM - promotional video Learning for Life' - 2001
EMFEC, Nottingham - CD ROM Leonardo Project Eurotuteur Guide' - 1998
Cavendish FM - Radio Jingles 1998

Music for Dance and Theatre Productions:
The Compromise Theatre Company, London - A Midsummer Night's Dream' 2005
The Vanessa Millar School of Dancing - The Derby Assembly Rooms Show', Nottingham Theatre Royal Show' 2001 2008
Joy Esclava Theatre, Madrid - Dracula' 1992

Production of Library Music for:
AKM Music - Child's Play', Cinematic Moods', Africa' and The Orient' 2005 2007

Teaching/Lecturing roles include:
South East Derbyshire College - AS/A2 Music, AS/A2 Music Technology, BTEC (Composing and Arranging) & Performing Arts - Music and Dance 2002 2004
Broxtowe College, Nottingham - HND Harmony and Composition & Contemporary Popular Music: Stage 2, Composition. 2003

Independent Album release of:
Waters of Life' 1998
Time For Change' 1992

Employed as a supporting artist by many TV productions including some speaking, singing, dancing roles and choreographic duties by BBC, Carlton, Granada, etc. 1984 - 2004

Employed as dancer, principal dancer, singer and presenter in shows, theatre and TV shows around the world: UK, Malaysia, Japan, Spain, Canary Islands, Switzerland, Portugal and Italy. 1983 - 1995


Nationality: British
Languages: English and Spanish

Updated:  April 30, 2008

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