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.

December 2011

52 episodes of Canimals completed for Aardman/BRB/VoozClub – due to be broadcast in UK early 2012, currently being shown in Australia, Spain, France, Disney Asia, Costa Rica & Brazil
opening title music here

composing episodes for Invite Mr. Wright; India & Australia

commissioned to compose the music for Havana Marking’s new film about Serbian jewel theives “The Pink Panthers”

written demo tracks for SoundIron’s Cymbology and Twine Bass libraries

November 2011

composing music for Invite Mr. Wright – a 6 part documentary travel series for Discovery

Canimals has started broadcasting in France on Canal +

66 Months has been selected for idfa (16th to 27th November Amsterdam) the trailer can be viewed here (warning: contains violence & explicit language)

October 2011

Canimals has started broadcasting in Australia on ABC2

Commissioned to compose music for a “Lost Art” online exhibition by The Tate featuring work by Tinguely, Christo, Hesse, Sutherland, Haring.

September 2011

composed track for the launch of SoundIron‘s new Russian Choir library; Mars

selected tracks can now be found here:- http://soundcloud.com/spraticus

August 2011

composed the music for Channel 4’s “Cutting Edge: The Pet Detectives” to be screened on Monday 22nd August at 8pm

June 2011

66 Months shortlisted for the Grand Jury prize at the London Documentary Festival – screening 17th June

composing episodes for Aardman’s new animation series “Canimals”

April 2011

composing for a new Channel 4 Cutting Edge documentary “The Pet Detective”

March 2011

composing episodes of Aardman’s “Canimals”

Feb 2011

“Dance, Dance, Dance” for Sky 3D wins the 3D Television Award for Entertainment and Music at the International 3D Society Awards, Hollywood

Islands Of Britain with Martin Clunes repeated on ITV 3 weekly from 10th February

Jan 2011

commissioned to compose theme & incidental music for Aardman’s new 52 part animation series “Canimals”

Silencing The Song – a 30 minute documentary follow up to Sundance double award winning film Afghan Star, focusing on one of the show’s female contestants.
To be broadcast by HBO on 26th January