A huge congratulations to Martin Phipps on his win at the 2017 Ivor Novello Awards. Martin won Best Television Soundtrack for his score to the Weinstein Company and Lookout Point's BBC adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace, starring Paul Dano, Lilly James and James... Read More
Anne Dudley's achievements as a composer, songwriter, arranger and producer are remarkable, and yesterday these achievements were marked at the 62nd Ivor Novello Awards as she was awarded the prestigious PRS for Music Outstanding Contribution To British Music.
Many congratulations, Anne, from all of us here... Read More
Mike Bartlett's hugely successful and inventive future history play, King Charles III, has been made into a 1 x 90 drama for the BBC.
Daringly written in blank verse, King Charles III is an imagining of Prince Charles’ accession to the throne following the Queen’s death.... Read More
Rob Lane has recently finished scoring BBC One's upcoming biopic about Barbara Windsor (trailer below). Babs was written by Tony Jordan (Life On Mars, Hustle) and directed by Dominic Leclerc (Call The Midwife, From Darkness)
https://youtu.be/V185Ii19YHQ... Read More
Amblin Entertainment and Universal's A Dog's Purpose opens this week in UK cinemas nationwide. The release in the US earlier this year took the US box office by storm, generating over $64-million.
A Dog’s Purpose is directed by Lasse Hallström and stars Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton, Britt Robertson, K.J. Apa,... Read More
Daniel Pemberton has re-teamed with director Guy Ritchie on the upcoming fantasy adventure King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. The film stars Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Djimon Hounsou, Aidan Gillen, Jude Law and Eric Bana, and is set to officially release in UK cinemas on 19 May 2017.
WaterTower... Read More
Dan Jones has composed the score for the upcoming new film adaptation of Lady Macbeth. The film is directed by William Oldroyd and stars Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Paul Hilton, Naomi Ackie and Christopher Fairbank.
Set in 19th Century England, the film follows a young woman... Read More
Sky1’s new drama series Jamestown, which charts the lives of British settlers in America in the seventeenth century, will premiere on Friday May 5th at 9pm.
The eight-part series was made by the creators of Downton Abbey and composed by John Lunn. It stars Naomi Battrick (Crossing Lines, Stonemouth), Sophie Rundle... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More