Creation Stories and Sweetheart to premiere at the Glasgow Film Festival 2021

Glasgow Film Festival have announced their line-up for the 2021 festival which begins on the 24th of February, 2021 and runs until the 7th of March, 2021.

Among the long list of films featured in the line-up are Creation Stories, directed by Nick Moran, and Sweetheart, Marley Morrison’s debut feature which will make its world premiere at the 17th edition of the festival.

Connie Farr and Jenn Egan were the music supervisors for Creation Stories, a biopic which follows the life of music industry legend Alan McGee and the label he created that ultimately went on to sign Oasis. Written by Irvine Welsh and directed by Nick Moran, the soundtrack to this film is full of classic tracks and songs that will make you feel nostalgic.

Jenn Egan was the music supervisor for Marley Morrison’s debut feature, Sweetheart which follows the relationship between two young women while on holiday.

Check out the full list of titles that will be screened at the festival here.

Praise for Netflix Original The Ripper

Released to critical acclaim on the 16th of December, Netflix Original The Ripper, which follows the half a decade manhunt for the infamous Yorkshire Ripper, exploring the misogyny of the press and police, and the breakdown of police procedure and pile-up of misinformation surrounding the deaths of 13 women.

With great reviews in IndieWire, Business Insider, and Forbes along with an impressive 78% on RottenTomates, its no wonder that The Ripper spent 3 weeks at number one on Netflix UK, as the most streamed docuseries over the 2020 festive period.

Connie Farr was the music supervisor on this production, and set the tone of the 70s with a great soundtrack that includes tracks by Suzi Quatro, The Maisonettes and Curtis Maldoon.

The Ripper is available to stream on Netflix now!

Nominations Announced for BIFA 2020

The nominations for the 23rd Annual British Independent Film Awards were announced today and we at ThinkSync Music are thrilled to have worked with a number of the nominees:

Sarah Gavron’s Rocks was nominated for 15 awards including Best British Independent Film, Best Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actress.

Eva Riley’s Perfect 10 was nominated for 3 awards including The Douglas Hickox Award for Best Debut Director, Most Promising Newcomer and The Raindance Discovery Award.

Rubika Shah’s White Riot was nominated for Best Documentary.

A massive congratulations to all of the nominees!

Check out the full list of nominees here

Lean On Pete – Music Supervision

Based on a novel by the same name, Lean On Pete follows the story of Charley, a 15-year old boy from a poor background and a broken home, who finds casual work caring for an ageing racehorse called Lean On Pete.

Charley and Pete embark on an odyssey across the new American frontier in search of his long lost mother when Charley learns that the horse is bound for slaughter.

Written and directed by Andrew Haigh, starring Charlie Plummer, Steve Buscemi, Travis Fimmel and Chloe Sevigny, and produced by The Bureau, the critically acclaimed Lean On Pete, which earned Charlie Plummer a Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actor or Actress at the 74th Venice International Film Festival, is a film that will tug on your heartstrings.

Connie Farr was the music supervisor for this film that is certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, and received rave reviews from the likes of Roger Ebert, Variety and The Guardian.

Lean On Pete will be broadcast this evening on Film 4 at 23:15, and will be available to stream on All 4 from the 8th of December, 2020.

Check out the trailer here, and let us know what you think of the soundtrack on social media.

Monsoon – Music Supervision

Following his debut feature film, Lilting, Hong Khaou returns with this emotional and visual tour de force about a grieving young man, Kit, who journeys home to Vietnam to lay his parent’s ashes to rest.

Monsoon has received incredible reviews from The Guardian, IndieWire, The New York Times, and is certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes with a rating of 87%

Connie Farr and Dom Farley were the music supervisors for this gorgeous film which is a study of memory and legacy, and the pleasing reflection of the endurance of both.

Hong Khaou’s brilliant Monsoon starring Henry Golding and Parker Sawyers is now available to stream on BBC iPlayer and is free to rent on BFI Player as part of the BFI’s weekly season celebrating outstanding British features in partnership with BBC Films.

Netflix Original The Ripper – Music Supervision

Calling all true crime fans… Netflix’s latest docuseries is set to be this festive season’s binge worthy watch!

The docuseries will look at the crimes of Peter Sutcliffe, who killed 13 women in five years between 1975 and 1980. These murder cast a dark shadow over the lives of women in the North of England, and while every man was a suspect, the police seemed incapable of catching the infamous Yorkshire Ripper.

Connie Farr was the music supervisor for The Ripper which will be available to stream on Netflix on the 16th of December.

Check out the trailer below:

The Grand Tour: A Massive Hunt Trailer

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May are back with The Grand Tour: A Massive Hunt which sees the trio head to Madagascar on an incredible treasure hunt.

Connie Farr and Dom Farley handled the music supervision for this highly-anticipated adventure special which is available to stream on Amazon Prime on the 18th of December, 2020.

Check out the trailer here which features the timeless track “The Seeker” by The Who