“Sodiq” wins a Grierson award!

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Amazing news for the “Sodiq” documentary that I scored, winning a prestigious Grierson Award for Best Student Documentary. This is apparently the top accolade for documentaries in this country. Director Yemi is currently out in Nigeria for it’s screening in the Africa International Film Festival plus the film has been nominated for the IDA Documentary Awards, the USA equivalent of the Griersons. Fingers crossed!

Ripper Street

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I’ve been throughly enjoying writing some additional music for episodes 2 and 3 for the 2nd series of Ripper Street alongside Dominik Scherrer. The series starts Mon 28th Oct on BBC1! The music for the entire series was also one of the three nominees for Best Music at the Royal Television Society Awards.

 

Festi update

“Miss Todd” dir. Kristina Yee has recently won the Best International Student Film at the Blackrock Animation Festival in Dublin, Ireland. The film has also made her way into Puchon International Student Animation Festival, St. Louis International Film Festival, Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival and Heartland Film Festival.

“Mass of Men” dir. Gabriel Gauchet has now won 25 top place awards in festivals and has been invited into 47 international festivals so far! Details here http://gabrielgauchet.com/The%20Mass%20of%20Men/themassofmen-awa.html

“Sleeping with the Fishes” dir. Yousif Al-Khalifa has recently been invited into the BAFTA qualifying Leeds International Film Festival, Puchon International Student Animation Festival (Korea) and the  International Competition at the Rencontres Henri Langlois International Film Schools’ Festival.

“Sodiq” dir. Adeyemi Michael has been nominated for the prestigious Grierson UK Documentary Awards (plus some more exciting news to follow!)

aaaand “Our Name is Michael Morgan” dir.Maurice Caldera has been invited to International Film Festival of Cinematic Arts, Miami Short Film Festival, St Louis International Film Festival. If only I could join the Mr.Morgans on their trip!

Miss Todd – more festi news

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“Miss Todd” has been accepted to swoop into a few more festivals recently, adding to this list;

Annecy, Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival, Palm Springs, Traverse City Film Festival, Anima Mundi Brazil, Rhode Island, LA Shorts Fest, Raindance London, Warsaw, Rhode Island, Austin, Hamptons Int’l Film Festival,

Vermont Int’l Film Festival and Santa Fe!

Miss Todd festival news

MISS TODD makes it to the Best Of The Fest screening as AUDIENCE FAVOURITE ANIMATION at Palm Springs International Shortfest. Has also made it into Traverse City Film Festival in Michigan, founded by documentary film maker Michael Moore and had its US East Coast Premiere at the prestigious Rhode Island International Film Festival.

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New Theatre production of “Animal Farm”

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I’m so excited and happy to have been chosen from over 400 applicants to score the forthcoming theatre production of George Orwell’s “Animal Farm” by Flying Bear productions. Puppets, animation, multi-media-primal-folk-classical-semi-improv-experimentalism. First workshop beginning of August, improvising with puppets! YEAH!

“Gaucho” a documentary by Emily Cue

I’ve thoroughly enjoyed working on this gentle and moving doc about the last Argentinian cowboys and their way of life slowing dying out. The slow death of the more natural, holistic traditions is a fairly well trodden idea in films but this one really got me! I also discovered some lovely Argentinian folk whilst researching music ideas for this. Check this out for those with spotify.

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