Recent work, including music for two short films that have been on the festival circuit in 2021/22.
Chroma-Fi is a music production venture founded by composer-musicians Edward Bettella and Jonni Slater. With years of experience in composition, songwriting and production, we bring broad musical knowledge in diverse styles and genres to the craft of scoring to picture.
Our aim is to create an emotional flow to visual material: combining sensitivity to the subject with interesting sound design.
We provided the score and sound design for this wild comedy short by writer-director Sam Coombes, which premiered at Southend-on-Sea Film Festival in May 2022. The film pits a grumpy man against a tiny winged foe, with explosive consequences...
Our entry to the 2022 SensoriaPro Festival Scoring Contest was an evolving and rhythmic industrial soundscape to a 1928 archive film of Sheffield cutlery manufacturers, courtesy of Yorkshire Film Archive, North East Film Archive and Rotherham Archive & Local Studies Service.
Following the sad death of Vangelis in May 2022, we put together this video to talk about his influence on us, his exploration of (at the time) cutting edge synthesizer technology, and how we composed our track Solarium, inspired by his soundtracks.
Our scoring of a clip from a film created for the Gil Soundtrack Competition 2020 by Agustina Macri.
In October 2020, we won the SensoriaPro Festival Scoring Contest, rescoring a trailer for the horror film Suspiria (2018); the contest was judged by representatives from Sony, CBS Television and MUBI. Original trailer by MUBI / Intermission film.