This has to be THE great South African road movie that many have wanted to make. Greg Latter’s directorial debut shows his skill with actors and script. From the first frame it locks you in.
Murray Anderson contributed music to the Off The Fence production “Underdog: a Prairie Story”. The documentary, which has been shown on Animal Planet and Discovery HD, follows the lives of a family of Prairie Dogs, which are probably America’s most maligned creatures. See http://www.offthefence.com/content/programme.php?ID=418 for more information.
This was a 6-episode series, part of the SABC Shakespeare series. An adaption of Romeo and Juliet set in Tokoza 1993 to a backdrop of the friction between Zulus and Xhosas.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu came to Milestone to record the audio book of Jeffrey Archer’s novel “The Gospel according to Judas” for Pan Macmillan publishers. The book, “written” by the son of Judas, is an exciting account of the stories of Jesus and Judas. Based on much scholarly research, it will open a whole new debate […]
Milestone was given the challenge of writing, recording and producing ten songs to educate young people about the importance of road safety, and then produce them in a total of six languages for the DET’s “Street Smart” campaign. Cape Town singers covered English, Afrikaans, Xhosa, Zulu, Sesotho and Venda, showing again the depth of talent […]
Murray Anderson and Warrick Sony won the 2005 Gemini Award, Canada’s highest TV award, for best music in a documentary for their work on the CBC’s 2 part documentary, “Madiba: The Life and Times of Nelson Mandela”. Communicating with director Robin Benger only by telephone and email, the entire score was delivered electronically after the […]
Murray Anderson and Warrick Sony wrote the music for “Tall Horse”, an extraordinary collaboration of master puppeteers from the Sogolon Puppet Troupe of Mali, and South Africa’s famous Handspring Puppet Company. For details, see http://www.handspringpuppet.co.za/html/tallhorse.html
Murray Anderson wrote the music for the movie “A Boy Called Twist”, based on Charles Dickens’ “Oliver Twist”, directed by Tim Greene, and shot in and around Cape Town. For the amazing story of how Tim got the finance for the movie, and other information, see http://www.twistmovie.co.za/
Murray Anderson and Warrick Sony were recently in Ireland to record music they had written for the movie “Country of My Skull”. Based on Antjie Krog’s book “The Country of My Skull”, the movie was directed by John Boorman, stars Juliette Binoche and Samuel L. Jackson, and was shot in and around Cape Town. They […]
Percussion legend Mabi Thobejane was in the studio, adding percussion to tracks by Zulu guitarist Madala Kunene. And Michael Ludonga, Simpiwe Matole and Mandla Lande of Amampondo were back at Milestone again, recording drums and percussion for Mabi’s own album with Thabang, to be released soon by Melt2000.