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.

October 2017

composing for PBS Frontline documentary by Martin Smith “War Inside Islam”

composing for Exodus; Our Journey Continues


September 2017

Waldemar Januszczak’s The Renaissance Unchained 4 part series repeated from Sept 27th BBC4 10pm

currently composing for Waldemar’s new series on Abstract Expressionism

composing for Exodus; Our Journey to Europe series 2

June 2017

commissioned to compose for new 3 part BBC series on Abstract Expressionism “Made in USA”

composing for new 3 part ITV travel series featuring Joanna Lumley

March 2017

Exodus; Our Journey to Europe nominated for an RTS award.

Exodus wins RTS award for Best Documentary series.

Commissioned to compose for a Channel 4 film about exotic pets Animal House.

Exodus nominated for 2 BAFTAs.

February 2017

commissioned to compose for KeoFilms new series of “Exodus; Our Journey to Europe”

January 2017

composed the theme for a new ZCZ documentary “Scarlet Woman: How Art Invented Mary Magdalene”