Maurice Seezer is a songwriter and film music composer. He collaborated on 3 albums with Gavin Friday for Island Records from 1989 until 1995: “Each Man Kills The Thing He Loves”, “Adam ’n’ Eve” and “Shag Tobacco”. Film-scores written or co-written by Maurice include “Angel Baby” (1995), “The Boxer” (1997), “Disco Pigs” (2000), “In America” (2003), “Get Rich Or Die Tryin’” (2006) and “The Pier” (2011).
He was a proud member of “The Mohawks”, Billy Hatchett’s backing band in Neil Jordan’s “Breakfast On Pluto” where he made his onscreen speaking debut with the key line “Wumba Wumba Wumba!”.
Collaboration and production credits include work with Bono, Gavin Friday, Maria McKee, Andrea Corr, Camilla Griehsel, Sinead O’Connor, Interference (Fergus O’Farrell) and Colin Vearncombe (aka Black). Composition work for theatre include original scores for Corcadorca’s October 2012 production of Romeo & Juliet in Cork Opera House and Corcadorca/Cork Opera House October 2013 joint production of Patrick McCabe’s play The Big Yum Yum.
A founding committee member of the Fastnet Film Festival, Maurice has been Chair and Co Artistic Director and currently programmes Music In Film for the festival.