Composers

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Cool Music Composer Clients Receive 3 Ivor Novello Nominations!!

We're absolutely thrilled to announce that three of Cool Music's composer clients have received nominations in this year's Ivor Novellos.   Best Television Soundtrack: Dominik Scherrer for The Collection (Published by Du Vinage Publishing) Martin Phipps for War and Peace (Published by Du Vinage Publishing) Best Original Film Score: Dan Jones for My Scientology Movie (Published...

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19 April
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Rachel Portman: ‘Their Finest’ UK release 21 April

Their Finest, directed by Lone Scherfig (Riot Club), starring Gemma Arterton, Bill Nighy, Richard E. Grant and Sam Claflin, releases in UK cinemas this Friday 21st April! Based on Lissa Evans' novel, Their Finest Hour and a Half, and scored by Rachel Portman, Their Finest is a witty, romantic and moving...

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18 April
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New Channel 4 drama Born To Kill scored by Samuel Sim

Channel 4’s latest psychological drama Born To Kill, starring Romola Garai and Daniel Mays, follows Sam (Jack Rowan), a teenager on the brink of acting on his hidden psychopathic desires. Born to Kill is directed by Bruce Goodison (Home Fires, Dr Foster) and composed by Samuel Sim. It...

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18 April
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City Of Tiny Lights in UK cinemas from 7 April

Cool Music composer client Ruth Barrett's most recent collaboration with director Pete Travis, City Of Tiny Lights, comes to UK cinemas Friday 7 April, 2017. The gritty crime drama, starring Riz Ahmed and Billie Piper, generated a huge buzz when it premiered at the Toronto International...

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06 April
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Ben Wheatley’s ‘Free Fire’ out now!!

Director Ben Wheatley's long-awaited new feature Free Fire will be released in UK cinemas Friday 31 March! Set in Boston in 1978, Free Fire charts the fallout from a gun-running hook-up orchestrated by Justine (Brie Larson) in a deserted warehouse. Trailer below. Score was composed by Ben...

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31 March
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Churchill scored by Lorne Balfe releases in June

The trailer for Jonathan Teplitzky's latest film, Churchill, was released earlier this month. Scored by Lorne Balfe, the film follows Churchill (Brian Cox) in those crucial days before D-Day landings, where his uncertainty over invading Normandy is challenged by his political opponents. Churchill officially releases...

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29 March
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Anne Dudley and Martin Phipps 2017 BAFTA Nominations!

Anne Dudley and Martin Phipps have each been nominated for a 2017 BAFTA TV Craft Award. Anne for her exquisite score to BBC/Mammoth Screen's Poldark series starring Aiden Turner, and Martin for his powerful Russian inspired score to BBC's War & Peace starring Paul Dano...

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28 March
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International Womens Day…

Celebrating the phenomenal talent in the Cool Music roster: Ruth Barrett, Anne Dudley, Jocelyn Pook, Rachel Portman, Laura Rossi. It's an honour to work with such wonderful composers!...

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08 March
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Jocelyn Pook – Upcoming performances

Jocelyn Pook's critically acclaimed stage song-cycle, Hearing Voices has been further developed for a performance at the Coronet Print Room, London, thanks to a grant from Arts Council England. More information here. Other upcoming performances for Jocelyn include Akram Khan's Olivier Award-winning DESH, which will be...

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07 March