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After winning the Ivor last year for The Honourable Woman, composer Natalie Holt’s 2016 slate kicked off in May with the 3 final episodes Wallander. Next up a 2 new BBC 1 5-parter My Mother And Other Strangers, then BBC 1’s new prime time 6-part drama Redwater, followed later this year by Three Girls.
Danish director Jesper Nielsen now shooting BBC’s Redwater in Ireland for producer Vicky Wharton. The multi-award winning writer/director is best known outside Scandinavia for his work on Borgen. His latest feature, The Day Will Come, premiered in April. He has directed, written or edited 27 features and more than 60 episodes of tv drama. He is also one of the directors on a new Danish crime series Dicte to be screened from June 3 at 9 pm on More 4 HD – it was earlier shown on Netflix.
Story Film’s Tiger Raid, with a terrific action score by Dean Valentine, had its world premiere at New York’s Tribeca Film Festival in April and will be screened at the Edinburgh Film & TV Festival in June. Meanwhile Violet, also with Dean’s music, showing at Tribeca too and won the First Prize Festival Award at Chicago’s Irish Film Festival.
Many composers are good at delivering what the director wants. What is expected. Henrik creates music you didn’t know you would love.” So says director Niels Nørløv. Born in Sweden and living in Copenhagen, Henrik is known in many countries as a member of the iconic Scandi band, Kashmir. Henrik’s work as a proven composer for film and television picked up speed in 2007 where he did the score for Anders Morgenthaler’s feature film Ekko. He was nominated for Danish Cinema’s prestigious Robert Award…….
SPOTLIGHT ON LUKE RICHARDS
Working alongside David Buckley and John Powell, Luke has recently completed the programming and arranging for Paul Greengrass’s Jason Bourne, released in July 2016.
Luke is a British composer, orchestrator and programmer based in London having recently relocated to London from LA in order to pursue his composing career from the UK and to put into practice the amazing skills he has acquired working in Hollywood studios for four years with,David Buckley, Harry Gregson-Williams and at Hans Zimmer’s Remote Control Productions.