What started out as a “just for fun” Christmas Present to his family, turned into a full blown project when “Christmas! The Album” began production. An album created by Nicholas Charuk, with the vocals of his partner Evelyn Affleck, “Christmas! The Album” is a 80’s themed compilation of everyone’s favourite hits and classics.
“Shards”, directed by Ashley Sugimoto, is a film that follows the dysfunctions of a family through the eyes of 9-year-old Jess. The film went on to win the Global Shorts Award of Excellence in 2018.
All post sound was edited by Nicholas Charuk, including score, which captured the feeling of innocence lost, and the ups and downs of growing up.
In this short film “Seeds”, directed by Hope Hatch. Main Character, Charlie, must do community service for strange and obscure old lady, Mrs. Pinkney, who believes her three plants are her biological children. Nicholas Charuk composed music for this indie horror, capturing the oddities of the story with strange quirks and sounds hidden within the music, while maintaining a haunting ambience to the music as a whole.
Behind The Glass Booth
Nicholas Charuk did editing and mixing for the fascinating podcast “Behind the Glass Booth” created by notable producer Kayvon Sarfehjooy. Kayvon is a seasoned artist, who has worked with notable artists like Lauren Hill, Mos Def adn Talib Kweli. In this podcast, Kayvon flies to different parts of the world to interview his mentors, like famous producer Bob Powers, Clive Chin, and Nicholas Sansano.
Music Composed by Nicholas Charuk, for filmmaker Kaayla Whachell. The film tells a story of overindulgence to compensate for a feeling of emptiness. The music compliments the retro feel of the film, while matching the somber and slow cinematography, creating a viewer experience that’s both delectable and thought provoking.
Runway Music composed by Nicholas Charuk, for Designer Hannah Eriksson’s debut collection at Vancouver Fashion Week in 2018. Inspired by the need to explore out of the boundary’s of every day limitations, the music suits the freedom of the clothing, and yet bears an undertone of constriction just as the clothing displays.