Meg Schimelpfenig is an LA based screenwriter and actress. She is currently developing a number of projects including the feature Bloodsuckers about a teenage school shooting and the efforts of young people traumatised by those events to lobby their politicians to control the accessibility to automatic weapons without proper controls in place. See Meg’s profile here
PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT NICK OLDHAM HAS SIGNED A NEW 2-BOOK DEAL WITH CANONGATE BOOKS’ SUBSIDIARY SEVERN HOUSE WITH PUBLICATION SET FOR EARLY 2024.
The first of The Ribble Valley Thrillers – Death at Dead Man’s Stake – featuring Police Sergeant Jessica Raker is set for publication in early 2024. Jess Raker is a tough but fair firearms cop in London who, following a terrifying incident that devastates her family, relocates to a rural beat in the beautiful wilderness […]
PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT CHART TOPPING AUTHOR GABRIELLA LEONARDI HAS JOINED THE SMA CREW. SHE’S NOW DEVELOPING A 10-PART SITCOM I THINK MY BOYFRIEND HATES ME
As a bestselling author Gabriella Leonardi’s two poetry books, The Art Of The Damaged Soul (Austin Macauley) and The Art Of The Damaged Soul Vol 2 – When Two Souls Collide (Amazon) have both topped The British and Irish poetry charts as well as the Women’s poetry charts multiple times and are available in leading […]
David Harewood-fronted drama, Man to Man proved incredibly popular at this year’s Bucharest Film Awards, picking up a total of seven gongs including one for composer, Jonathon Deering in the Best Original Score category. Read more about Jonathon here
SHEZ MANZOOR, COMPOSER OF BAFTA-WINNING COMEDY SERIES, WE ARE LADY PARTS, AND COMEDY FEATURE, POLITE SOCIETY, JOINS SMA
Shez is a British-Pakistani London based composer, musician and songwriter who scored the BAFTA-winning musical comedy series, We Are Lady Parts, for producer John Pocock and Working Title Television. It has been recommissioned for a second series which Shez is working on now. The series also features songs co-written by Shez. His first film, Focus Features’ […]
TORI AND MATTHEW BUTLER-HART HAVE COMPLETED FILMING THEIR NEW FEATURE DAGR, A FOUND-FOOTAGE HORROR, STARRING MATT BARBER
Production has wrapped in Wales on found-footage horror Dagr, starring Matt Barber of Downton Abbey and Ellie Duckles from Netflix drama The A List.The feature is directed by Matthew Butler-Hart, who co-wrote and produces the film with Tori-Butler Hart for Fizz and Ginger Films. The duo are known for lockdown sci-fi feature Infinitum: Subject Unknown and supernatural thriller The Isle.Shot near […]
Matt was invited by Mammoth Screen to score the Endeavour series which has just concluded after 9 seasons. Now screened in 147 countries and in 80 languages the series has brought Matthew’s name to the forefront of British composers. His association with Mammoth Screen goes back many years when he started assisting on Morse.He also […]
Dean Valentine scoring massive 80-part series for Oscar-nominated studio, Cartoon Saloon. Read more on Dean’s profile
DEAN VALENTINE SCORED THE LUCKY MAN BEING SCREENED AT THE 10TH LONDON COMEDY FILM FESTIVAL ON MAY 14. WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY LAOISA SEXTON AND PRODUCED BY JOHN OZMENT FOR TEN THOUSAND HOURS.
Dean Valentine scored The Lucky Man being screened at the 10th London Comedy Film Festival on May 14. Written and directed by Laoisa Sexton and produced by John Ozment for Ten Thousand Hours.Read more on Dean’s profile
TIM CONRAD, AWARD WINNING WRITER / DIRECTOR JOINS THE SMA CREW. CURRENTLY DEVELOPING A FEATURE THE CARETAKER AND 8-PART TV SERIES THE MORNING AFTER.
Tim has written and directed adventure, crime and history drama documentaries for all major UK and US broadcasters, including BBC, ITV, Sky, Channel 5, Fox, Discovery, National Geographic, Hulu, History Channel and more. His award winning drama shorts include: Hotel, for Oyster Films, which was shortlisted for an Oscar for Best Live Action Short, and […]
Proudly “unclassically” trained, Charlotte had an unorthodox entrance into the world of composing, picking up her first instrument at the age of 14. She made her family’s (as well as her teachers’) lives a living hell, practicing the drums until her arms ached and her ears could no longer take it.She had very little formal […]
Ben is one of the UK’s most in-demand composers. His music has spanned a huge range of TV and Film over the last 20 years. Since winning a BAFTA for his score for the BBC blockbuster Walking With Dinosaurs, as well as receiving a Primetime Emmy Nomination, Ben’s work has been heard on innumerable award-winning […]
CASTING HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED OF WRITER/DIRECTOR KEITH ENGLISH’S NEW FEATURE FILM FRESH EGGS – ADAPTED FROM ROB LEVANDOSKI’S POWERFUL AMERICAN NOVEL
Produced by Velvet Pictures and 5X Media aiming to be shot in the US next year. #FreshEggsMovie
DENMARK’S MOST WATCHED TV SERIES SEASIDE HOTEL, DIRECTED BY SMA’S FABIAN WULLENWEBER, ALL SEASONS NOW AVAILABLE ON ALL4
Produced by TV2, is it now in its 9th season under director Fabian Wullenweber. It is a hit all across Scandinavia and Europe. It takes places at a seaside hotel and follows the lives of the guests and employees at the hotel. The story starts in mid-1928 and each 7 episode series follows the same […]
NICK GREEN SCORES SEASON 2 OF OBJECTIVE MEDIA/ITV’S THE LARKINS STARTING SUNDAY OCTOBER 16 FOR 6 WEEKS. DIRECTED BY ANDY DE EMMONY AND PRODUCED BY SERENA CULLEN.
Bradley Walsh and Joanna Scanlan reprise their roles as the much-loved couple, Pop and Ma Larkin. They are family up to their usual tricks as they wage war against a new out-of-town family, the Jerebohms. Joelle Rae has been cast to play the couple’s eldest daughter, Mariette. She’ll take over from actress Sabrina Bartlett, who […]
WE’RE PLEASED AS PUNCH TO WELCOME GLASGOW BASED SCORE COMPOSER, SONGWRITER, RECORDING ARTIST, PRODUCER AND MUSICIAN KENNY INGLIS TO OUR SMA COMPOSER ROSTER.
Glasgow based score composer, songwriter, producer and musician Kenny Inglis got his big break in the U.S. scoring episodes of the original primetime CBS series CSI, then going on to work on the rest of the franchise CSI: NY, and CSI: Miami. This led to him securing his first series of major UK commissions, including […]
PASSION PICTURES’ RIVETING NEW CRIME DOCUMENTARY, SKANDAL! BRINGING DOWN WIRECARD, WITH A SCORE COMPOSED BY CHRISTOPH ZIRNGIBL IS STREAMING NOW ON NETFLIX
Upstart payment firm, Wirecard, wowed the financial industry with its runaway success — until a tenacious team of journalists exposed massive fraud.Skandal! Bringing Down Wirecard Official Clip
IAN ARBER AND DAVID ROWNTREE HAVE SCORED THE SECOND SEASON OF THE CAPTURE WHICH AIRS FROM SUNDAY AUGUST 28 FOR 6 WEEKS AND ON PEACOCK IN THE US IN NOVEMBER
It’s been three long years, but The Capture is finally back! Entrenched in the UK’s own ‘Correction’ unit, DCI Rachel Carey finds herself in the middle of a new conspiracy – with a new target. But how can she solve this case when she can’t even trust her closest colleagues? Escalating from the CCTV thriller […]
BLANK, A SCI-FI THRILLER FROM KENMOR FILMS WITH A SCORE BY ARHYNN DESCY OPENS IN US CINEMAS SEPEMBER 23. DIRECTOR IS NATALIE KENNEDY AND PRODUCER RECECCA-CLARE EVANS
An author struggling with writer’s block, goes to a high-tech resort to find some peace. It seems like paradise and she’s given an A.I. companion. When a virus starts to mess with the integrity of the resort the A.I. assistant begins malfunctioning and it becomes less of a paradise with the all-powerful robot holding her […]
DEAN VALENTINE & DAN BABOULENE’S SOUNDTRACK ALBUM FOR THE ART OF LOVE NOW AVAILABLE ON PLAZA MAYOR RECORDS. THIS HEARTWARMING FILM WAS PRODUCED BY PHILIPPE WEIBEL AND CORNEL MOESLI AND DIRECTED BY PHILIPPE WEIBEL.
Released now in cinemas and Netflix will stream later in the year.
“THE INNOCENTS”, SCORED BY PESSI LEVANTO, HAS OPENED IN THE US TO RAPTUROUS APPLAUSE. IT OPENS IN THE UK MAY 20.
The movie has been featured LA Times, Guardian, Herald Tribune, Vogue, Boston Herald and countless genre-film websites, plus selected as the Critic’s Pick in NY Times #THEINNOCENTS directed by Eskil Vogt and scored by the incredible Pessi Levanto, is now playing in selected theatres in the US, AND releasing in the UK on May 20th! […]
BRAND NEW COMEDY PANEL SHOW, THE ISLAND, WITH MUSIC SCORED BY SMA COMPOSER, DAN BABOULENE NOW AIRING WEDNESDAYS AT 10PM ON DAVE
Having run aground in their ship, the SS Unsinkable, comedians, Sara Pascoe, Johnny Vegas, Ninia Benjamin, and Ahir Shah must compete across eight episodes to see whose island paradise is the best, as host, and fellow comedian, Tom Allen puts them to the test. The Island is created by James Acaster, Ed Gamble, Lloyd Langford, […]
JEAN-PAUL MERTINEZ’S DALAI LAMA FEATURE DOC ‘NEVER FORGET TIBET’ NARRATED BY HUGH BONNEVILLE OPENS IN 800 CINEMAS ACROSS THE US MARCH 31
The film details the religious leader’s daring escape from the Chinese invasion of Tibet in 1959 and is told on film for the first time in his own words with the late Har Mander Singh, the Indian political officer who led him safely to India. It includes rare archival photographs and film as well as […]
Ian’s impressive score attracted a lot of praise from reviewers and Silva Screen snapped up the rights. The series was created by Peter Fincham, produced by Expectation Entertainment the series was broadcast in March in the UK and USA on Acorn . See Ian’s profile here