Ben Fox

Ben Fox

Program Completed at the CFC

The Slaight Music Residency

Completion Year

2015

Current Information

Biography

Over a six-year career as songwriter, guitarist, and frontman of Toronto rock band Dinosaur Bones, Ben Fox has toured internationally, sharing the stage with the likes of Broken Social Scene, Arkells, and City & Colour. Dinosaur Bones’ latest album Shaky Dream (Dine Alone Records) was produced by Grammy Award-winning producer John Congleton (St. Vincent, Modest Mouse).

As a multi-instrumentalist with a passion for innovative music production, Ben Fox brings a modern sensibility to film composition. His work has been featured in films selected for the Seattle International Film Festival, L.A. Shorts Fest, Toronto International Film Festival, and Vancouver International Film Festival. Recent credits include Boxing (dir. Aidan Shipley, Grayson Moore) and Never Steady, Never Still (dir. Kathleen Hepburn) – both of which were selected to premiere at TIFF 2015.

Demo Reel

The music Showcases are produced cinematic works based on an original score or song created by our 2014 Slaight Music Residents. Filmed in a single day, these Showcase pieces celebrate the distinct talent of our songwriters and composers and illustrate how music brings life to the moving image.

Blood Brother