Finding Inspiration in Every Turn
Ames is a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter whose debut album was
produced with Linda Perry. Most recently they created original music for the first episode of the Netflix series, BLACK MIRROR: JOAN IS AWFUL (written by series creator Charlie Brooker) as well as created original music for the documentary SUMMER QAMP (directed by Jennifer Markowitz) , premiering at TIFF 2023. They also scored the indie feature I USED TO BE FUNNY (written & directed by Ally Pankiw) as well as the 1-hour young adult series from SyFy, ASTRID & LILLY SAVE THE WORLD. Their music is also featured in Hulu/Disney+ series HOLLY HOBBIE, now in it's fifth and final season, as well as a short film by writer/director Jill Gutowitz, THE LADIES, COMPLICATED ORDER directed by Emmie Lichtenberg and I LOVE YOU BYE a first time short film by director Taylor James.
After completing the Slaight/CFC Music Residency in 2016, they
worked alongside composer Lesley Barber on the series FOUR WEDDINGS
AND A FUNERAL, and also wrote additional music for feature films including LATE NIGHT and NAPPILY EVER AFTER. They then went on to work with Rob Simonsen and his team on GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE and THE ADAM PROJECT before breaking off onto their own projects.