Simon Russell is an EMMY Award winning freelance composer from the UK, composing music in a diverse range of styles for both Film and TV productions.
2014 EMMY Awards
composing for a new Waldemar Januszczak film about the forger Shaun Greenhalgh
Undercover: Inside China’s Digital Gulag – a film about the million Uyghur muslims imprisoned in detention camps for “re-education” – broadcast ITV 10.45pm Monday 15th July
Once Upon A Time In Iraq premieres at Sheffield DocFest Sunday 9th June 19.15
interview with MusicPsych here
The Curry House Kid broadcasts on 29th April at 10pm Channel 4. This film brings world-renowned choreographer Akram Khan back to the curry houses of his youth to create a new piece of dance that tells the story of immigrant identity.
available to view online here
Mary Magdalene: Art’s Scarlet Woman 21st April BBC4 10pm
composing for a new HardCash film for ITV
Iran Unveiled: Taking on the Ayatollahs (Exposure) nominated for a BAFTA
composing for a new 5 part BBC series with the makers of Exodus; Our Journey
Big Sky, Big Dreams, Big Art: Made in the USA on iPlayer
Inside Europe: 10 Years of Turmoil – a Norma Percy 3 part series on Brexit, Migration & the Euro begins 28th Jan BBC 2 9pm
composing for a new Waldemar Januszczak programme
composing for a new BBC series