The Essex Serpent | Launches on 13th May 2022

We are thrilled to announce that The Essex Serpent, directed by Clio Barnard, is launching on AppleTV+ on 13th May 2022. The cast include Clare Danes (Homeland), Tom Hiddleston (Loki), Frank Dillane (Fear The Walking Dead), Clémence Poésy (Harry Potter), Jamael Westman (Hamilton) and Dixie Egerickx (Patrick Melrose).

The Essex Serpent follows London widow Cora Seaborne (Danes), who moves to Essex to investigate reports of a mythical serpent. She forms a bond of science and scepticism with the pastor (Hiddleston), but when tragedy strikes, locals accuse her of attracting the creature.

Connie Farr was the music supervisor and Thirty Six Minutes Ltd. handled the music licensing. The series features traditional music from the 1800s and score composed by Dustin O’Halloran and Herdis Stefansdottir.

Click here to watch the trailer.

Good Luck To You, Leo Grande | Official Trailer

Good Luck To You, Leo Grande follows Nancy, played by Emma Thompson, a retired widow who hires a good-looking young sex worker called Leo Grande, in the hope of enjoying a night of pleasure and self-discovery after an unfulfilling married life.

We were the Music Supervisors for the trailer and Good Luck To You, Leo Grande hits cinemas on 17th June 2022.

Check out the trailer here

The Railway Children Return | Official Trailer

The Railway Children Return serves as a sequel to the 1970’s classic film, The Railway Children, based on the E. Nesbit novel.

A group of children are evacuated to a Yorkshire village during the Second World War, where they encounter a young soldier who, like them, is far away from home.

We were the Music Supervisors for the trailer and the film is set to be released in the UK on July 15 2022.

Watch the trailer here

Hullraisers – On Channel 4 now

Hullraisers, written by Meet the Richardsons star Lucy Beaumont, follows a trio of protagonists: Toni (Bridgerton’s Leah Brotherhead), Rana (Line of Duty’s Taj Atwal) and Paula (The Crown’s Sinead Matthews) as they navigate the ups and downs of friendship and family, and life in Hull.

Connie Farr was the Music Supervisor for the series which features score by Guy Garvey and Pete Jobson.

Watch the trailer here.

Chris Roe nominated for best original film score at The Ivor Awards 2022

We are delighted to announce that Chris Roe has been nominated for an Ivor award for his work on the BAFTA winning film ‘After Love

His stunning work on ‘After Love’ has already won him Best Original Score at Les Arcs Film Festival, so fingers crossed another win is on the cards.

Roe is classically trained as a pianist and string player and is presently a multi-instrument musician and composer. With a list of accolades and achievements to his name, he graduated from The Royal College of Music and has worked with the players from RPO and the English Session Orchestra.

Like Roe’s other scores, the music on this soundtrack has been artfully and uniquely crafted for the project at hand and builds on a vocabulary of orchestral, piano-based music.

Check out the full list of nominees here and listen to the score here.

True Things | In Cinemas Now

We are pleased to announce that True Things has officially been released in the UK and Ireland today!

True Things follows Kate (Ruth Wilson), a young woman living on the fringes of society who becomes intoxicated by a stranger who overwhelms her quiet life. High on infatuation and inexplicably drawn to this mysterious new man, she embarks on an emotionally dangerous journey that slowly begins to consume her.

Watch the trailer here.

Praise for True Things:

This is a well-acted movie with accomplished set-piece scenes of eroticism and residual, unfulfilled yearning.” – The Guardian

“‘True Things’ thrives on the hot, tense chemistry between its two excellent leads.” – Variety

BAFTA Winner 2022 | Joanna Scanlan wins Leading Actress

Congratulations to Joanna Scanlan for winning the 2022 BAFTA Leading Actress award for her performance in After Love!

After Love is a British drama film about Englishwoman who converted to Islam many years ago when she first married her husband. After his death, she discovers that he had a secret life which has shattering consequences.

We are so proud to have been a part of the music team for this film!

The film is available to watch now on BFI Player and BFI player on Amazon Prime.

Watch the trailer here

Ali & Ava – Out Now and Connie Farr Interview with GMS

We are thrilled to announce that Ali & Ava has officially been released in the UK and Ireland today, with the rest of Europe to follow.

Ali & Ava is a contemporary love story about two people, both hiding secrets which could disrupt their families’ lives, who develop a deep connection based on their shared love of music.

We’re so pleased to have worked on this film and to have been recognised for that in our recent BIFA win for Best Music alongside the composer Harry Escott!

Praise for Ali & Ava:

Barnard’s Bradford romance is an understated triumph” – The Guardian

A bright, eclectic soundtrack that might persuade some that EDM can be romantic.” – The Hollywood Reporter

Click here to read the Guild of Music Supervisors interview with Connie and Harry Escott on how and why they chose the tracks for the film.

Listen to the soundtrack on Spotify here.

Watch the trailer here.

BAFTA 2022 Nominations

We are so excited to announce that two films for which we handled music supervision have been nominated in this year’s BAFTAs!

After Love has been nominated for four awards: Best Director, Best Actress, Outstanding British Film and Outstanding Debut by a British writer, director or producer.

Ali & Ava has been nominated for two awards: Best Actor and Outstanding British Film.

Congratulations and good luck to all the nominees!