Category Archives: Score

London Symphony Film on BFI Player (Score by James McWilliam)

London Symphony, a silent city symphony for the UK capital from director Alex Barrett that features a score by James McWilliam , is now available on BFI Player and is Mark Kermode’s pick of the week.

Watch Mark Kermode’s intro for “London Symphony” below and stream the film on demand via BFI Player here.

Read more about it:

FilmJuice – ★★★★★ review by Samuel Love.
Shadows on the Wall – ★★★★★ review by Rich Cline.
ithankyou – ★★★★★ review by Paul Joyce.
CineVue – ★★★★ review by Jamie Neish.
CineVue – ★★★★ review by Tom Duggins [Film of the Week].
Little White Lies – ★★★★ review by David Jenkins.
One Room With A View – ★★★★ review by Rachel Brook.
Total Film – ★★★★ review by Neil Smith.
Filmuforia – ★★★★ review by Filmuforia.
Electric Ghost – ★★★★ review by David Hughes.
Movies1 – ★★★★ review by Marianne Gray.
Dirty Movies – ★★★★ review by Alasdair Bayman.

“Feral Families” TV (C4) / Music by James McWilliam

“Feral Families” (Optomen TV) is having its first broadcast on Channel 4 in the UK at 9pm on 26 October 2017. Read more about it @ The Arts Desk | The Guardian | The Sun | The Telegraph | Channel 4.

Stream on demand from All 4 here.

Director: Lucy Wilcox
Production Company: Optomen
Music: James McWilliam

‘Britain’s Whale Hunters: The Untold Story’ (BBC4) – Music by Adam & Dan Skinner

Presented by Adam Nicolson and produced by KEO films, ‘Britain’s Whale Hunters: The Untold Story’, is an insightful and often brutal account of the UK’s past involvement in the whaling trade and receives its first UK broadcast on BBC4 on 9th and 16th June (Parts 1 & 2 repsectively).

Original music for ‘Whale Hunters’ was composed and performed by Adam & Dan Skinner.

Update November 2014: Winner of a Scottish BAFTA (2014) for Best Factual Series. See the full list of winners here.

‘The Patrol’ – Film of the Festival at Raindance 2013

‘The Patrol’ (Directed by Tom Petch) has won Film of the Festival at this years Raindance Film Festival in London.

Music Supervision and clearance on the project was by Jude Street and the original score for the film was Composed and Performed by James McWilliam and Nick Crofts.

There is a Sky News piece on ‘The Patrol’ here and you can also watch the trailer for the film via the embedded link below or by going here.


Update 10/10/13: An interview on BBC World News’ GMT programme, hosted by George Alagiah, with Tom Petch, the director of The Patrol:

‘Found’ (Feelgood Fiction/BBC/EBU) – Music by Adam & Dan Skinner

‘Found’ is a one off short/drama that was produced by Feelgood Fiction and commissioned by the BBC and European Broadcasting Union and first broadcast on BBC2 in May 2013. With a great score by our very own Adam and Dan Skinner, ‘Found’ is back on iPlayer until 4 October. Watch/listen here.