Marshall Smith

Composer and Producer

Through his company, The Sound Room, Marshall and his business partner, Tom Fox have built a strong reputation as composers and producers for film, TV and documentary as well as artists and bands. Marshall is also the Co-founder and Chairperson of the Screen Composers Guild of New Zealand. 

Marshall’s career has taken many turns including roles not directly in the music industry.

“Music is hard”, Marshall mentions in this video, and there are several essential qualities a creative entrepreneur needs to foster in order to succeed: perseverance and persistence being just two on his list. In music, many people settle for practicing as a hobby. Marshall shares a little more about his journey turning his passion into his day job, where every day is different.