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
repeat of How the Wild West Was Won with Ray Mears – Weds December 6th 8pm BBC4
Exodus; Our Journey Continues broadcast on BBC 2 Thursday 2nd November
Exodus; Our Journey to Europe wins an International Emmy for Best Documentary
composing for PBS Frontline documentary by Martin Smith “War Inside Islam”
composing for Exodus; Our Journey Continues
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
Dangerous Borders: A Journey across India & Pakistan 3 part series begins Monday 14th 9.00pm BBC2
Joanna Lumley’s India 3 part series starts on July 5th ITV 9.00pm
Waldemar Januszczak’s The Renaissance Unchained 4 part series repeated from July 5th BBC4 11.30pm
Bear About The House; Me & My Supersized Pet broadcasts on Channel 4 24th July 8.00pm
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
Exodus; Our Journey to Europe wins BAFTA for best factual series and 2 Learning On Screen awards.
Mary Magdalene: Art’s Scarlet Woman – a film by Waldemar Januszczak broadcast on BBC Four 6th April at 9pm.
Exodus; Our Journey to Europe wins BAFTA for best director – factual
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.
commissioned to compose for KeoFilms new series of “Exodus; Our Journey to Europe”
composed the theme for a new ZCZ documentary “Scarlet Woman: How Art Invented Mary Magdalene”