2014 EMMY Awards

Simon Russell, composer for 'Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer' - winner of OUTSTANDING MUSIC & SOUND at The 35th Annual News and Documentary Emmys Awards, 30th September 2014

Marc Bryan-Brown Photography.
® 2014 Marc Bryan-Brown.

Simon was awarded an EMMY in 2014 for his original soundtrack to “Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer”, a documentary film by Mike Lerner and Maxim Pozdorovkin.

November 2015

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.

October 2015

Jungle Sisters showing at the Hamburg Film Festival, 2nd October.

Ngawang Lodup’s debut single (co-produced by me) available here.

September 2015

composed music for Tate film about Nicola L.

commissioned to compose for Havana Marking’s new film about corruption in Ukraine.

August 2015

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.

April 2015

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.

February 2015

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.”