Terry Downtain

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Terry is an accomplished musician. He has over 25 years experience playing guitar, bass, keyboard, harmonica, trumpet and drums. Although Terry uses many instruments at his disposal when composing, his first love is the Guitar. An excellent example of this is his guitar work is in the hit musical “The Snow Queen” in 1999 with John Lasala in New York. “The Snow Queen” soundtrack is available from Town Hall Records. Terry is originally from New York where he worked on several projects before relocating to Atlanta.

Through his work in the Independent Film Industry Terry has been able to bring the emotions and feelings of the movies to life through his music and sound design, winning Best Sound Design for The Rusty Old Bike in the 2003 National 48 hour Film Challenge and In a Perfect World in the 2007 Atlanta 48 Hour Film Project. Terry also scored the short film  Hell House which won the Audience Choice Award during the Delta Film Festival here in Atlanta in 2004,  GunMetal Grey which won an Atlanta Film Slam and went on to be shown during the Atlanta Film Festival 2005.In addition Terry has written, performed and recorded music and completed sound design for many Atlanta Filmmakers including such films as "Turning Around" by Bad Luck Wind Productions,
When I’m 64 by One More Time Productions, and Truthfully by Ryan Vauslaugh. Last year Terry was happy to work with filmmakers in the Washington DC area on such films as Bird in Hand by Lost Weekend Films and Photo Finish on the npr website by The Fuzz.

He has also worked on many commercials with One More Time Productions as well as commercials in Atlanta and many other parts of the country.  His music is featured in Documentaries and several pilots written for television such as “What’s in a Doctor’s Bag” a children’s health awareness pilot and “Bindle Yarns” and adult animation.  The list just on and on…………………………