Big Screen Symposium

Victoria Kelly is an award-winning composer and musician. Her contemporary classical music has been commissioned, performed and recorded by many of NZ’s leading performers and ensembles including NZTrio, the NZ String Quartet, Stroma and Michael Houstoun.

For her work in film and television, she has received numerous nominations and won two New Zealand Screen Awards. Her original scores include BLACK SHEEP, UNDER THE MOUNTAIN, OUT OF THE BLUE, and FIELD PUNISHMENT NO.1. for which she won the inaugural APRA Best Original Music for a Feature Film award at the Silver Scrolls in 2014. She co-composed the music for the television series THE ALMIGHTY JOHNSONS with Sean Donnelly and has performed extensively in Sean’s band, SJD, as well as in ‘The Bellbirds’ with Don McGlashan, Sean Donnelly and Sandy Mill.

Victoria tours and performs regularly with Neil Finn and created the orchestral arrangements for his recent solo album “Dizzy Heights.” In 2011 she was the composer and Musical Director for the Opening Ceremony of the Rugby World Cup 2011. Victoria is now the Director of NZ Member Services at APRA AMCOS.

See Victoria Kelly in the following session:

Composing Masterclass with Luke Buda and Sam Scott: Scoring HUNT FOR THE WILDER PEOPLE – Sun 25th September, 1:50 pm.