WaterAid Life On Mars

Don't Panic // Nexus Studios // String & Tins

Date: February 5, 2021
Services: Orchestration, Music Production, Playing, Recording, Programming, Mixing

We were over the moon to be asked by String & Tins to orchestrate and produce a special version of David Bowie’s iconic song Life On Mars for this brilliant animated short from WaterAid, which was created for the 50th anniversary of the song’s release.

This beautiful film, directed & animated by Neeraja Raj for Nexus Studios and voiced by Sir Trevor McDonald, tells the story of young Fara who, with the help of her little brother, builds a rocket to go to Mars to bring the water which scientists have recently found there home to her Madagascan village.


Sound designer: Culum Simpson / Foley: The Foley Barn
Composer: Life on Mars – David Bowie / Music Orchestrated & Produced by: Auburn Jam Music
Music Arranged by: Will Cohen / Audio Producer: Rachel Hough, Brigitte Leicht, Kate Barry
Production Company:Nexus Studios / Director: Neeraja Raj / Editor:Dave Slade
Agency: Dont Panic / Creative Partner: Rick Dodd / Creative: Madeline Charles

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