COMPOSER . SONGWRITER . FILM .TV
Photo by Lily Frost
Composition & Bespoke Songs
for Film & TV
Rebecca Everett is a film composer, multi-instrumentalist and Juno nominated song-writer. Her orchestral background and multifarious experiences as an in-house songwriter (Ole), jazz vocalist, violinist, producer and sound designer...bring an unique sensibility to her composing and Bespoke songs for film & tv.
"Rebecca Everett is a proven songwriter with a unique talent to sing and deliver a performance that captivates and penetrates the heart and soul of life"
- Roman Klun (Sarah McLaughlin, Levon Helm, Ornette Coleman)
As an in-house writer for OLE, Rebecca collaborated with many writers in Canada, the US and Europe. Some highlights are the radio single ‘I Remember’ on Shiloh’s JUNO nominated album ‘Picture Imperfect’ and a song on Jimmy Rankin’s, Forget About the World (JUNO nomination). Rebecca’s songs have turned up on TV with placements on Katy Keene, Degrassi: The Next Generation, Lost Girl, CH Live, CBC and Next Star. She has since been writing Bespoke songs for TV & film.
Her most recent award was being granted a Residency with the Slaight Music Residency at the prestigious Canadian Film Centre for 2016 - 2017. The residency was a micro-lab of songwriting and composing for films by Canada's top, upcoming directors, producers and writers
ALBUMS AWARDS FESTIVALS
2020 Marlene - Calgary Film Fest
2020 The Problem with Lady Werewolves - Blood in the Snow Film Fest, CUFF (Calgary Underground Film Fest), Hexploitation Film Fest, Deep Cut Film Fest
2019 Soft Spot - Inside Out LGBTQ Film Fest, North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Fest 2018 Christmas Green - Austin Film Fest, Edmonton Film Fest, Canadian Film Fest
2017 Hard Luck - Toronto Shorts International Film Fest
2017/2016 Canadian Film Centre Slaight Residency
2016 FACTOR grant to record iSpy
2016 participant SXSW in Austin, TX – FACTOR grant funded
2015 Seven Shades record release - TAC grant
2011 release of record YoYo produced by Roman Klun
2009 Ole release of EP Emergency
“This indie-rock noir goddess has entranced me with her beguiling sounds. Mix a little rockabilly with Portishead and The Doors and add a female singer with some serious moxie.”
A Little Bit of Sol
Rebecca performs, writes and produces music for many artists. Her swampy, rocknroll Telecaster driven record Seven Shades by Rebecca Everett & the Dead Ringers, has garnered many accolades, playing at SXSW and placed in film
Another project Rebecca writes and is the vocalist for is iSpy, a 5 piece jazz manouche band..swing & blue notes with soul & spaghetti Western twang. Their songs have been featured in film and television
Other recent artists include and upcoming release by artist Chloe Finnegan (produced by Rebecca Everett), The Foreign Films
Film TV Music Highlights
“It’s not a question of who will I use as a composer or musician in my movies, it’s essentially a question of whether Rebecca Everett is available. You don’t believe me? Check out my filmography. Why? Because she is one of the best musicians/composers in the industry!”
Ali Mashayekhi Landed Entertainment Inc
Marlene is a feature film by Wendy Hill-Tout. Marlene, one of Canada’s most famous stories that created uproar around the world. Check it out at the CIFF (Calgary International Film Festival) October 2020! It features two songs I wrote, Arrow (performed by iSpy) and Counting on the Rain (written/produced by Rebecca Everett & performed by iSpy)
Bring Your Swing! a short film featuring iSpy at the iconic Cameron House in Toronto. The film is a medley of two original songs by iSpy; Bring Your Swing (written by Rebecca Everett & iSpy) and L'Oiseau Qui Chante (written by Rebecca Everett), directed by Fernando Arrioja and produced by Josh Clapp. Members of iSpy (Rebecca Everett, Dan Mock, Tak Arikushi, Chris Kettlewell, Kyle Sullivan).
Bella Wild a comedy by Jim Allodi features my swampy rocknroll song Seven Shades, from the namesake album, Seven Shades by Rebecca Everett & the Dead Ringers
Christmas Mubarak is a Farsi film by Without a Flock, I co-composed the score on along with Spencer Creaghan. The World Premiere is coming up at 9pm July 26, 27th. Catch it on FCC.FILM/Watch-Nook!
Have You Seen Katy Keene?
A song I co-wrote, Run Away With Me is featured on Katy Keene, a Riverdale spinoff by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Riverdale, Sabrina, Glee, Supergirl) & Michael Grassi (Riverdale, Supergirl, Lost Girl, Degrassi, Schitts Creek). She is America’s Queen of pin-up and fashion from the Archie comics and which is right up my alley! It's airing on CW. I have to make note that I also have songs on Michael Grassi's shows Lost Girl and Degrassi...starting to feel like part of the family :)
I'm happy to say that a song I wrote called Arrow and performed with my band iSpy is in a weird and wonderful film by Director Chris Ross of Dark Pale Pics, called The Problem With Lady Werewolves is playing at 2 festivals Hexploitation Film Fest and Deep Cut Film Fest. Nice way to kick off 2020!
More news for Christmas Green the short I composed for Without a Flock and directed by Clare Altima; it made it into the Edmonton Film Festival 2019, an Academy Awards qualifying festival for the Oscars!
Yay team Without a Flock! The film I co-composed on Soft Spot, won Best Canadian Short at the Inside Out LGBTQ Festival 2019. Soft Spot also made it into the North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival 2019!
If you've been following some of the films I've been composing on, Samanthology made it into Jelly Film Fest 2019
More great news for Christmas Green, it's in the Canadian Film Festival 2019!
Great news! Christmas Green, a film I just composed on is in the Austin Film Fest this year. A beautiful two-hander short about loneliness, friendship and Weed, with Canada's own Sheila McCarthy and Alan Catlin, written and directed by Clara Altima and produced by Without a Flock
Christmas Green is one film in an Anthology of Christmas films I composed on for Without a Flock. Full release date TBA 2019
A new feature film by Alex Kaju, called We Came Here to Wreck Everything will be featuring a piece I wrote. Release date TBA
The Blyth Theatre Festival presents Judith - The Story of a Lady Pig Farmer. I'll be hanging out doing Sound Design in Blyth, ON this June 2018 for this ambitious and exciting new theatre show. 1st time writer and accomplished director Heather Davies and Canadian rocker, Murray Foster from Great Big Sea and Moxy Fruvous have written some country-folk tunes for the show
I just finished composing on an anthology by Without a Flock media called Samanthology, it is a culmination of 9 short films co-composed by a group of five composers; Rebecca Everett, Spencer Creaghan, Neil Haverty, Aimee Bessada & Chris Reineck and blended together to create a feature film
I'm proud to be a part of and composed for Blackout Media's UR Enough campaign. The UR Enough campaign shares the personal truths of fifteen individuals in Toronto from different age groups, backgrounds, experiences and opinions. Speaking their truths on mental wellness, vulnerability, and self-love, their stories and struggles share a common theme. The campaign was launched this Valentines Day, 2018
Just finished a song for CBC series, How to Buy a Baby: