Rori Coleman is a composer, arranger and producer. He has scored award winning films including 'The Suffering Kind', 'Coming Home', and 'Sugarstick'. Amongst others he has produced music for Bono & Stevie Wonder and arranged music for Spider-Man The Musical on Broadway. Television work includes scoring 'Nowhere Fast' 2017, a comedy TV series for Deadpan Pictures. Documentaries 'Manchán USA', 'An Decay', 'Imigh le Sruth' amongst others for TG4 . Advertising commissions include Bord na Móna 'Naturally Driven' 2016/2017 campaign. Fáilte Ireland 'Ireland's Ancient East' campaign, 2015. Boston based fashion brand NIC +ZOE Spring 2015 Campaign.
A short comedy film by director Jake McKone. August 2018
Hudson Link (2018)
Hudson Link is a promo film by New York based Director Gregory Kennedy/Innerfilm for the Episcopal Charities in the US. May 2018.
Nowhere Fast (2017) is a six part TV comedy series by Deadpan Pictures.
'Nowhere Fast' is the brain child of stand up comedian Alison Spittle. A comedy about life in small town Ireland as seen from the perspective of the returning millenial.
Starring Alison Spittle, Clare Monnelly (Moone Boy), Genevieve Hulme Beaman (Pondling), Cathy Belton (Red Rock/Philomena/Roy) and Mark Doherty (Moone Boy/A Film with Me in it). Written by Alison Spittle and Simon Mulholland, with additional writing by Cian McGarrigle.
Directed by Emmy and BAFTA nominated director Simon Gibney (Horrible Histories Winner - International Emmy 2017/Bull for UKTV).
The series is commissioned by RTE 2 with the support of the BAI, and BBC Worldwide representing international rights. Transmission will be on RTE later this year.
Bord na Móna
Naturally Driven - Video and radio commercial 2016/2017.
Fáilte Ireland 'Ireland's Ancient East'
Fáilte Ireland's tourism initiative to promote the east coast of Ireland, April 2015.
Agency In the Company of Huskies
NIC+ZOE Spring 2015 Campaign
(Online campaign for Boston based fashion brand NIC+ZOE) February 2015.
The Suffering Kind
A Film written and directed by Kevin Liddy 2014, produced by Eye Hatch Films and Igloo Films, cinematography by Oscar nominated Declan Quinn (Rachel Getting Married, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Leaving Las Vegas) The film stars Keith Leonard, Reagan Bongiorno, Vahe Katros, Edward and Joe James.
Winner of The Spirit of IndieCork Award at the IndieCork Film Festival October 2014.
(Feature Documentary Film by Viko Nikci, Welcome Home Pictures in association with Samson Films and the Irish Film Board 2013). Co-composed with Dawn Kenny.
Winner of the Best Irish Feature Documentary and Best Human Rights Documentary in association with Amnesty International at the 25th Galway Film Fleadh 2013.
(Feature Film promo by Laura Way 2013)
(Short Film by Jake McKone 2013)
(Advertising campaign for Eat Water 2013, Pinnacle productions)
(Short Film, 925 Productions)
Winner of the special prize at the Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival 2013.
Keys to the City
(Feature Film, 2012) Starring Rory Keenan, Conor Mullen, Natalia Kostrzewa and Ger Ryan.
(Short Film by Laura Way 2012) Starring Jon Polito (The Big Lebowski, Barton Fink) and Irene Wright. Screened at the Newport Beach Festival and The Foyle Film Festival amongst others.
(Short Film by Laura Way 2009) Starring Alan Corcoran, Kathleen Tierney, Irene Wright.
A winner at the New York Independent Film and Video Festival 2009 and The Slamdance Film Festival.
Strange Days are these
(A film by Jake McKone 2008) Co-composed with Dawn Kenny.
(Additional music for the feature film 'Short Order' Igloo Films 2005) Starring Emma de Caunes, John Hurt, Vanessa Redgrave, Jack Dee and Rade Serbedzija.
Imigh le Sruth
(Documentary, 2004 TG4)
Global Nomad China
(Documentary, Wonderland Ltd. 2003) Additional composition.
Global Nomad Middle East
(Documentary, 2002) Additional composition.
(Documentary, Create One, 2002) Co-composition.
(Documentary, Mint Productions, 2002)
(Documentary, Create One, 2001) Co-composition.
(Documentary, Create One, 2000) Co-composition.
(Corporate video, 2000) Additional composition.
Independent News and Media Group
(Corporate video, 2000) Additional composition.
European Environment Agency
(Corporate video, 2000) Co-composition.
Arranging, Production & Engineering
'The Death by Fire of Giordano Bruno'
(A new opera by Roger Doyle 2013)
Engineer for vocal and percussion recordings.
Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark
(Music by Bono and The Edge)
Additional arrangements and vocal arrangements.
Rori Coleman worked as an arranger and recording engineer on Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark from 2006 - 2011 when the show opened. In January 2014 Spider-Man finished what was a very successful three year run on Broadway. Spider-Man is currently the 16th highest grossing Broadway production of all time, having taken in more than $200 million at the box office. The show has been seen by approximately two million fans and has played 1,268 performances.
'Should have been gone'
(Written by Preacher's Son from their 'Love, Life and Limb' Album 2010)
'Love's in need of love today'
(Written by Stevie Wonder, performed by Bono and Stevie Wonder for the Feature Documentary Film 'Darfur Now' 2008)
Co-producer and guitarist.
'I am the Blues'
(Written by Bono and Simon Carmody from Johnny Hallyday's 2008 Album 'Le Coeur d'un Homme')
(The debut album by leading Irish Classical guitarist Michael O'Toole, 2008)
Co-producer and recording engineer.
'Adolf Gebler, Clarinettist'
(Written by Roger Doyle from his 'Cool Steel Army' Album 2008)
Co-producer, engineer and Vienna Orchestral Instruments programming.