Maurice Seezer was born and educated in Dublin and is a songwriter and film music composer. Between 1989 and 1995 he collaborated on three albums with Gavin Friday for Island Records, namely, Each Man Kills The Thing He Loves, Adam‘n’Eve and Shag Tobacco. Since the early 1990s he has contributed songs to film soundtracks for Jim Sheridan, Baz Luhrmann and Michael Rhymer – In The Name Of The Father, The Boxer, In America, Romeo And Juliet and Moulin Rouge among others. Film-scores he has written or co-written include Angel Baby (1995), The Boxer (1997), Disco Pigs (2000), In America (2003), Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ (2006) and The Pier (2011).
Maurice is a founding committee member of the Fastnet Film Festival. He was Chairperson and Joint Artistic Director of the Festival from June 2009 until September 2013 and is currently our Music in Film Programmer.