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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.

“London Symphony” Edinburgh Film Fest Premiere


“London Symphony” just premiered at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2017 which is running 21 June to 1 July (link).

Official “London Symphony” Film site here
Read a review on CineVue here
Director – Alex Barrett | Music – James McWilliam

Saving Africa’s Elephants: Hugh & the Ivory War (Music by Skinner Bros)

Featuring original music from Adam and Dan Skinner, this 2 part documentary presented by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is available via BBC iPlayer until 24 November 2016 (link).

Read more about it: The Times (4 Stars)

Director – Tom Beard | Production Company – KEO Films
Music Producers & Composers – Skinner Bros
(Skinner Bros website here)

‘Inside The Commons’ (BBC/Atlantic) – Original Music by Adam & Dan Skinner

The first episode of four part documentary series ‘Inside The Commons’ (BBC/Atlantic Productions) airs on BBC 2 at 21:00 on 3 February.

Original music is by Adam & Dan Skinner.
Visit the BBC’s ‘Inside The Commons’ page (includes iPlayer links) here.
Read reviews of Ep1 in The Guardian, The Independent and The Telegraph.

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‘Our Gay Wedding: The Musical’ wins Best Entertaining Doc at Grierson Awards 2014

Composer Benjamin Till & Producer Julian Simmons at the 2014 Grierson Awards2014
Composer Benjamin Till (L) & Producer Julian Simmons (R) at the Grierson Awards 2014.

Congratulations to Benjamin Till and the Winsgspan Productions Team on winning Best Entertaining Documentary at the Grierson British Documentary Awards 2014 for ‘Our Gay Wedding: The Musical’.

The score was produced, engineered & mixed by Julian Simmons.

See the full list of winners here.

‘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.