Philip Powers

Bill Motzing

Bill Motzing was born in Pennsylvania, U.S.A., in 1937. Coming out of a highly musical family, his real interest in music developed at the age of ten when he began taking violin lessons, soon graduating to other instruments. He studied at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, where he earned a B.A.,…

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Bruce Smeaton

Through his superior scores to films such as PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK, Bruce Smeaton has become one of Australia’ most prolific and respected composers, especially by American and European audiences. Born in Melbourne in 1938, Smeaton developed his interest at an early age from music heard over the radio, an inclination he began to pursue…

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Simon Walker

Born in Sydney in 1961, Simon Walker began to develop an interest in music at the age of twelve, when he started tinkering with the piano. A newcomer to the film music scene, he began scoring short films in the late 70’s, graduating to feature in both Australia and America in 1982. Interviewed in 1985,…

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