Tony Dupé is a critically acclaimed and commercially successful producer/engineer, arranger, composer and multi instrumentalist. He has produced around 100 albums for Australian and overseas artists, including Holly Throsby, Bec Sandridge, Sui Zhen, Lucy Roleff, Jack Ladder, Grand Salvo, Melodie Nelson, Sophie Hutchings. He has released two critically acclaimed albums under the name Saddleback on Australian label Preservation. He composed the score for 'The Gradual Demise of Phillipa Finch', an animation series narrated by Toni Colette for the ABC and after spending three years living and working in Berlin he returned to study a Master's Degree in improvisation on cello. He subsequently moved to Melbourne and formed The Abandoned Fireworks Factory with film composer/musician Claire Deak to provide album production and composition/arrangement services. The ethos behind the production is supported by a clear philosophy of placing the artist and music at the forefront and technology in service to that (not the other way around). Tony is also involved in historical instrument restoration and extended studio techniques.