Tom Third

Gemini award winning composer Tom Third has been scoring film and television for over 25 years and has more than 350 episodes of television to his credit. His work employs an innovative combination of traditional instruments with electronic and digitally manipulated sounds. His cutting-edge production is informed by his experience as a recording artist with Nettwerk Records and the release of three critically acclaimed electronica CD’s, Transcontinental Weekend, Primordia and Continuous City.

In 2000, Tom began work in dramatic episodic television with the Showtime series 'Queer as Folk' and won an MPSE Golden Reel award. This was followed by the progressive electronica score for the series 'ReGenisis'. Other notable assignments include the multi award winning drama 'Durham County' for HBO Canada, The Summit mini-series, and 'The Listener', a series for FOX and CTV that has been released in 180 territories. He was the recipient of the Canadian Screen Award for his ground-breaking electro-acoustic score to the science fiction TV Movie 'Borealis'. Most recently, Tom scored all 4 seasons of the CBC series 'Coroner' for which he has received 4 Canadian Screen Award nominations.

Tom has also worked on a number of ground-breaking documentaries including: 'What Walla Wants', which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival and "Yellow is Forbidden" which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. He recently won his 2nd Canadian Screen Award for the documentary mini-series “BLK: An Origin Story” and his latest dramatic feature, 'The Young Arsonists' premiered at TIFF2022 to much acclaim, earning him a Canadian Screen Music Award nomination.