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
The Ravens BBC Radio drama is shortlisted for AIB awards.
Composing score for “Baku: The City of Ali & Nino” companion documentary to the feature film.
Composing more music for Waldemar Januszczak’s BBC series Renaissance Unchained.
Jungle Sisters showing at the Hamburg Film Festival, 2nd October.
Ngawang Lodup’s debut single (co-produced by me) available here.
composed music for Tate film about Nicola L.
commissioned to compose for Havana Marking’s new film about corruption in Ukraine.
Composing for 3rd part of Renaissance Unchained; Venice.
Country Strife; Abz on the Farm (3 part series) BBC 2 Thursday 20 Aug – 3 Sept 10pm.
A Whole Lott More available to view on LinkTV from July 8th.
9 tracks composed for Spear Music.
Composed music for Tate film about John Akomfrah’s work & influences.
Writing more music for ZCZ’s “Renaissance Unchained“.
Demo for SoundIron’s new brass library.
2 films showing at Sheffield DocFest.
Angry, White & Proud – 8th June 16.30 at AP Archive Showroom 1
Jungle Sisters – 8th June 14.15 at Vimeo Showroom 2 (also showing 9th June – Molinare Library Theatre)
Jungle Sisters also showing at the Open City Documentary Festival – June 18th.
How The Wild West Was Won with Ray Mears – 3 part series repeated on BBC Four from 25th June at 8pm.
We Are Many opens in cinemas from May 21st.
Series 3 of Le Donne broadcast on Radio 4 10.45am 6th-10th April.
Alana Valentine’s award winning play The Ravens is broadcast on BBC World Service 22.05 25th April.
on iPlayer here.
Composing for Chloe Ruthven’s new film Jungle Sisters.
My remix of Cristobal Tapia De Veer’s Utopia theme (Soil Pipe Remix) is available from iTunes/Beatport.
Jimmy’s Australian Food Adventure – 3 part series presented by Jimmy Doherty begins on More4 Sunday 8pm 1st March.
On 4OD here.
Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer wins Best Documentary at Broadcast Awards 2015, London.
Commissioned to compose for a new 4 part BBC series “Renaissance Unchained.”
Rubens: An Extra Large Story – Rubens’ life & work explored by Waldemar Januszczak. Broadcast on BBC 2 January 4th 8pm.
Holbein: Eye of the Tudors – to be broadcast on BBC 2 January 24th 9pm.
Angry White and Proud – a documentary about far-right splinter groups in the UK. Screens on Channel 4 14th January 10pm.