NW Nominated for two BAFTA Awards
The BBC Two and Mammoth Screen adaptation of Zadie Smith’s 2012 novel 'NW', which Major Tom provided music supervision on has received two nominations in the 2017 BAFTA British Academy Television Awards, announced today. The 90 minute drama, which aired in November 2016, received a Leading Actress nomination for Nikki Amuka-Bird and a nomination for best Single Drama. The winners will be announced on 14 May at London’s Royal Festival Hall.
Major Tom will handle music supervision on a forthcoming film adaptation of R.C. Sheriff’s seminal play ‘Journey’s End’. Directed by Saul Dibb (The Duchess) the film stars Sam Claffin (The Hunger Games), Asa Butterfield (Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children), Stephen Graham (This is England), Paul Bettany (A Beautiful Mind) and Toby Jones (The Girl).
'The First Day Of Summer' Soundtrack By Dead Light
Award winning commercials and short film director Zak Emerson tells the story about splitboarding far off the beaten track in Iceland's far north, features a soundtrack made up of rearrangements from Dead Light's debut album.
'A Street Cat Named Bob'
Major Tom have collaborated with Sony Music Masterworks to produce a soundtrack release to 'A Street Cat Named Bob'. The soundtrack features six original songs written by Charlie Fink (Noah and the Whale) and sung by the main actor, Luke Treadaway alongside music scored by Oscar nominee David Hirschfelder.
Village Green recording artists Dead Light have collaborated with Berlin based visual artist Susie Sie to create a mesmerising promo film for their track 'Sleeper'. The film-maker who creates textural microscopic film studies of natural forms has created an entrancing marble-like moving painting which once coupled with Dead Light's ethereal, haunting ambience provides an enthralling visual accompaniment to their beautiful music.
Major Tom composer and Village Green recording artist Thomas William Hill has provided the soundtrack to the trailer for true crime documentary 'Captive' from Netflix. 'Captive' delves into the tense, dangerous world of hostage negotiation. Victims, negotiators, and kidnappers give an unprecedented look at what it means to be captive.
'The Man With The Iron Heart'
'The Man With the Iron Heart' is a forthcoming feature length second world war drama based on the acclaimed book 'HHhH' by Laurent Binet and directed by Cedric Jimenez (The Connection). The film focuses on Operation Anthropoid, the assassination of Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich and stars Jason Clarke, Rosamund Pike, Jack O'Connell, Jack Reynor and Mia Masikowska. Major Tom will handle music supervision across the film.
Zadie Smith's 'NW'
BBC & Mammoth Screen adapt Zadie Smith's critically acclaimed best selling novel 'NW' for a one off drama, directed by Saul Dibb ('Bullet Boy', 'The Duchess', 'Suite Francaise'). Major Tom to handle music supervision.
Matt Dunkley At The Royal Ballet
'Cycle 2' from Matt's debut album features in a new performance at The Royal Ballet by young choreographer Charlotte Edmonds who was previously mentored by Wayne McGregor. Also featuring tracks by Dustin O'Halloran and Julia Kent. From 10th-19th November 2016.
Scores snowboarding epic 'The Fourth Phase'
Village Green recording artist Ben Chatwin has provided a stunning original score to Red Bull Media House snowboarding epic 'The Fourth Phase'. Inspired by the hydrological cycle, iconic snowboarder Travis Rice and his team embark on a 16,000 mile (26,000km) journey to some of the most dreamlike landscapes around the North Pacific, discovering more than new terrain.
'Cycle 2' Performed By The Babelsberg Film Orchestra
Ahead of his forthcoming second album, Major Tom composer and Village Green recording artist Matt Dunkley performs 'Cycle 2' live with the Babelsberg Studio Film Orchestra.
Rekorderlig Silver Skaters
D&AD Award Announced
D&AD have awarded Major Tom a coveted Yellow Pencil in Film Advertising Crafts for Best Use of Music on Rekorderlig Cider 'Silver Skaters' our work with Andreas Nilsson, Biscuit Filmworks and Saatchi & Saatchi London for the launch of the Swedish Cider brand outside Scandinavia. ‘Silver Skaters’ features a pair of unconventional but spectacularly talented ice skaters and their evangelical coach, as they create an ethereal routine that looks – and sounds - unlike any other.
Nowness To Screen Ilya Beshevli Documentary
As part of their ongoing 'Composed Of' series which offer glimpses into the worlds of classical music, jazz and soul, Nowness are screening an exclusive documentary on Moscow based composer Ilya Beshevli who recently signed to Village Green