ABOUT ALEC

Alec Harrison is a 3-time Emmy nominated composer for film, documentaries and games. He is passionate about supporting story lines with a musical narrative. Alec’s greatest strength as a composer is that he is filter-less. He has a completely unbiased musical taste and a refined technical expertise, allowing him the freedom to tailor his compositional style and approach to suit each project individually. Alec’s work spans from epic orchestral scores to solo instrumental pieces. While he enjoys the thrill of creating full, anticipation-driven scores along the lines of Monday Night Football, he also finds passion in telling intimate, character-driven stories. His work has been recognized within the Canadian film industry and internationally.

Six Degrees Music + Sound

Six Degrees is a music and sound production company that specializes in commercial production.

Six Degrees’ work has garnered Emmy and Gemini nominations, along with numerous local and national advertising honors. Credits include work for ABC, TSN, ESPN, Shaw Communications, Sun News, Wind Mobile, GM, Volkswagen, Toyota, Telus and WestJet. Six Degrees is comprised of artists, composers, producers and engineers. Our work is driven by a love of music, sound, and a desire to champion the work of Alberta artists and composers on a national and international level.

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THE WORK

News

Alec teamed up again with Director Kevin Foley on a spot for the World Juniors airing on TSN Christmas 2015. The piece features a live string section!

 

RBC Films and director Kevin Foley created a great documentary featuring PGA Champion Jason Day in a piece called ‘Never Say Die’

Work is complete on the music for the NBA Draft on ESPN. We had a great opportunity to work with Questlove on this piece along with Mike Scillies and the team at Victory Pictures.

 

 

Alec has completed the score for the feature film ‘40 Below and Falling‘ with director Dylan Pearce. A rom-com about the adventures of a small town teacher, Kate Carter, going back to the city for her wedding. After a blizzard strikes, she is forced to travel with a stranger named Redford who leaves her questioning her future plans. Starring Jewel Staite, Shawn Roberts, Cindy Busby, Shaun Johnson, Mark Meer and Stephanie Wolfe. Slated for festival release October 2015.

 

We just finished the score for the NFL Draft on ESPN with director Kevin Shaw and the team at Victory Pictures.

 

 

We recently completed the score for Peter Winther’s feature film ‘Painkillers’. Great cast, fast-paced action film. Slated for US release March 5, 2015.

Take a listen to the Painkillers Main Theme

We are excited to share the FIFA World Cup Open : Brazil 2014.The score, sound design and mix was done by Six Degrees. The footage was shot and edited by Victory Pictures for ESPN.

 

Just finished the final mix on a project with The Old Trout Puppet Theatre. It’s a Christmas special coming out this holiday season. Great fun working with the team at Six Degrees on creating a world of sound and music.


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