FILM, VIDEO & THEATRE PRODUCTIONS
“Canary Wharf: the Rock Opera” Composed music and wrote libretto, co-produced 50 min supporting visualisation of story (music film).
“Trading in Air”. Music video produced for the overture to Canary Wharf: the Rock Opera
“14 Days”. Music video produced from Canary Wharf: the Rock Opera
“It’s Up To Us”. Music clip to support the Australian Greens federal election campaign. Composed music, produced video.
‘God Kills Someone Everyday’. Music clip shot in Los Angeles, Joshua Tree National Park, and London (Maida Vale) to promote my album Deal With Your Disenchantment. Performance, direction, editing.
‘Deal With Your Disenchantment’. Music clip shot in London to support Crowdfunding campaign for album of same name. Filming, performance, editing.
Teaser tape for “Ambulance!” (working title), a surreal sit com I have developed. Writing, storyboarding, directing, co-editing.
“Dad’s Paramedic Army” satirical music video produced for UNISON for industrial campaign to improve working conditions for NHS ambulance staff.
“Might Just Slip Away” music video produced as tribute to Bowie. Music, performance, videography, editing.
“When I’m 68” campaign video highlighting UK paramedic concerns about proposed increase in frontline NHS retirement age. (Research, music clip composition, recording, camera, storyboarding, co-editing and promotion). UNISON (London Ambulance Service branch) and UK College of Paramedics.
“She’s Gonna Rip You Up” promo video for Victorian Roller Derby League (Soundtrack composition and recording). UTE Video Productions.
“Venus Rising” music video to promote international One Billion Rising campaign to stop violence against women. (Soundtrack composition and recording). Amnesty International, Melbourne
“A Life Exposed” feature length documentary about influential Australian photographer Robyn Beeche. (Soundtrack composition, with Byron Scullin). ABC TV.
“Skeltys and Foley: The Journey of the Band of Discovery” 14 minute mockumentary about two Australian women musicians embarking on road trip through the Appalachians. (Script, camera, soundtrack, editing). Independent.
“Clan Analogue Loves Bob Moog”. Clip promoting the legacy of synthesizer pioneer Bob Moog. (Camera, editing, sound, interviewer). Bob Moog Foundation.
“I Walked With A Zombie”. Music clip promoting Pittsburgh’s annual zombie March. (Production, editing, performer, interviewer). Independent.
“Rivers of Glass” short promotional film. (Production, incidental music, interviewer). Pittsburgh Glass Center.
“Grandview Scenic Byway Park: A Wild Urban Adventure”. Five short promotional films. (Research, script development, narration, performer, soundtrack). Mt Washington Community Development
“Our Living Climate” multimedia show. (Soundtrack, with Byron Scullin). Melbourne Planetarium.
“Lot to Learn” and “Sunlight On The Snow”. (Music and performer with The Jilted Brides). Independent.
“Girl” short film. (Music). Froggy Films, Sydney.
“The Secret” motivational DVD. (Music remix for sequel). Primetime Productions, Melbourne.
“Time Machine” a space rock show. (Concept development, promotion, performance). Australian Center for the Moving Image and Sydney Opera House.
“Six Degrees” TV travel series, syndicated worldwide. (Soundtrack, with Byron Scullin). Lonely Planet TV.
“Read to Me” and “Unisex” music clips for B(if)tek. (Music and performance). Independent.
“Pods” multimedia interfaces. (Music and sound design). Australian Center for the Moving Image.
“Cravings” circus show. (Soundtrack). Vulcana Women’s Circus, Brisbane.
“Colony” ariel dance spectacular. (Soundtrack). Next Wave Festival Melbourne.
“Dance Tracks” dance and multimedia show. (Soundtrack and performance). Sydney Opera House.
“Akira Isogawa Paris Spring Fashion Show”. (Soundtrack and performance). Akira Isogawa, Paris.
“The Bank” feature film. (Atmos). Arena Films Sydney.
“We Think You’re Dishy” and “EEG” music clips. (Music and performance) B(if)tek.
“City Loop” feature film. (Soundtrack, with K. Crawford). Red Movies, Brisbane.
“Japanese Game Show” (Music, performance) Music clip for B(if)tek.
“UnAustralian” multimedia performance. (Soundtrack) D. DeBruyn and S. Ball, Melbourne Super-8 Group.
Tracks by my electronica projects B(if)tek and Artificial have been licensed to Hollywood teen flicks (Drive Me Crazy), in local Australian TV series (Headstart) and have been used as incidental music for TV shows, trailers and documentaries.
2023 “Canary Wharf: the Rock Opera” (Nicole Skeltys)
2022 “Stoner Classix Selected” (Artificial + Dark Network) limited edition vinyl, Tonal Oceans
2018 “Deal With Your Disenchantment” (Nicole Skeltys)
2013 “Citizens United” (The Dust Revival Band and friends)
2009 “Larceny of Love” (The Jilted Brides) Uh Oh Music
2007 “Songs” (Dust) Psyharmonics
2004 “Electro City Breaks” (The Experts) Mana/Lonely Planet
2003 “Frequencies Will Move Together” (B(if)tek) Inertia
“Stoner Classix Vol 3” (limited edition vinyl) MUK
2002 “Libraries are Fun” (Artificial). Creative Vibes
2001 Stoner Classix Vol 2 (limited edition vinyl) MUK
2000 “2020” (B(if)tek). Sony BMG
“Car Chase” (Artificial) (limited edition vinyl) Oxygen
“We Think You’re Dishy” (B(if)tek EP) Sony BMG
“Wired for Sound” (B(if)tek with Julee Cruise EP) Sony BMG
1999 “Bedrock” (B(if)tek EP) Festival
“Stoner Classix Vol 1” (limited edition vinyl) MUK
1998 “Electro-Lollipop-Explosion” (Artificial) MUK
1996 “Sub-Vocal Theme Park” (B(if)tek) Geek Girl/ Nephilim
READINGS, LECTURES AND SCREENINGS
Q&A after both screenings of Canary Wharf: the Rock Opera at Thornbury Picture House, Melbourne.
Talk at the Australian Music Vault, Arts Centre Melbourne. Vault exhibition about Australian electronica was curated by MESS, ran from April 2021-22 and included artefacts from my electronic music career
“Skeltys and Foley: The Journey of the Band of Discovery”, screenings Golden Door International Film Festival, Jersey City NYC
“Skeltys and Foley: The Journey of the Band of Discovery”, screenings Harris Theatre, Pittsburgh Arts Festival
“Skeltys and Foley: The Journey of the Band of Discovery”, screening Cin-e-Mart Cinema and Bar, NYC, and readings from “Jilted Brides In America”
KGB Bar, New York (NY) public reading “Bumping Into Russell Crowe”
Longplay Cinema and Bar, Melbourne. Video screenings and readings from “Jilted Brides in America”.
KGB Bar, New York (NY) public reading from “Jilted Brides in America”
Byrdcliffe Arts Colony, Woodstock NY, reading from “JIlted Brides in America”.
Glitch Bar and Cinema, Melbourne. Poetry reading.
Melbourne Underground Comics festival. Reading and showing of my comic “Pigeon Coup”.
Victoria University, School of Communications. Guest lectures on pop music industry.
Liquid Architecture electronic arts conference, guest lecture on frequencies and emotions
SELECTED MAJOR FESTIVALS AND TOURS
2021 Myer Music Bowl as part of MESS @ The Bowl, Melbourne
2019 Ealing Blues Festival
2008 New Music Festival, Vancouver, Canada. Performer with The Jilted Brides
2004 Sydney Arts Festival. Performer as Artificial
2003 Sydney Opera House. Performer with B(if)tek (CD launch)
1999-03 Most major Australian music festivals, including a national headlining tour
1999 Beastie Boys National Australian Tour, support act.
I have played at numerous other venues and festivals in Australia including the Perth Festival of the Arts, the Adelaide Arts Centre, Brisbane Powerhouse, as well as numerous clubs, benefits and events. From 2008, I played at venues around the US, including Portland, New York and Pittsburgh. Since 2018, have been gigging regularly around London with 4 piece The Disenchanted.
AWARDS AND GRANTS
Scholarship awarded to undertake Phd in Creative Arts at La Trobe University, Melbourne
WorldFest International Film Festival, Houston. First prize ‘Best Group Music Video’ for “Skeltys and Foley: The Journey of the Band of Discovery”.
World Music and Independent Film Festival, Washington DC. ‘Best woman filmmaker’ nominee for “Skeltys and Foley: The Journey of the Band of Discovery”
Australian Council for the Arts Grant to Support artist residency with Pittsburgh Filmmakers
Australian Council for the Arts Grant to release “Frequencies Will Move Together” B(if)tek double album
Arts Victoria grant to support release of “Frequencies Will Move Together”.
Australian Center for the Moving Image sponsorship of the three annual B(if)tek WINK awards for electronic arts
Australian Council for the Arts Grant to compose sacred music pieces for “Colony” aerial dance spectacular
Yarra City Council grant to support release of “Libraries Are Fun”.
“Bedrock” nominated for Australian Recording Industry Association award for Best Dance Release
From 2000 – 2003, B(if)tek developed, financed, promoted and hosted our own annual awards for innovation in the electronic arts, the WINK awards, which attracted entries from all around the world.
Pittsburgh Filmmakers (PA) 3 year residency
Montana Artist Refuge (MT) One month residency
Espy Literary Foundation (WA) Three week residency
Byrdcliffe Arts Colony (NY) One month residency
Deep Listening Institute (NY). Three month digital residency.