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Jack Newton.

Jack is a Composer & Sound Designer, working across Documentaries, Drama, Animation & Campaigns.

His work has featured at over 40+ International Film Festivals, across Europe & North America, including The BFI London Film Festival, SXSW, Aspen Shortsfest, Edinburgh International Film Festival, LSFF, LIAF, Leeds & Annecy and has recently been commissioned by DAZED MEDIA, BBC Films, BBC Radio Drama, The FT, Google Arts & Culture, BFI Network & The Uncertain Kingdom. 

In 2018, Jack scored the award-winning documentary Abrázame, which was nominated for a highly prestigious ida award and won the Jury Award for Best Documentary Short at the 22nd Cine Las Americas Film Festival Austin, Texas.

The same year, he scored the claymation FACING IT, which won the MPSE, Golden Reel Award for Outstanding Sound Editing and went on to win the Animage Grand Prix & Audience Awards at Ottowa, Manchester & KLIK Animation festivals.

He is a Composer on the BFI Network x BAFTA Crew programme and based in London.

© 2020

DAZED | Article
A Future World Series
Original Music

Mac DeMarco
On climate crisis, environmental art, and hot air balloons.

DAZED | Article 
A Future World Series
Original Music

Kelsey Lu
Takes us on a journey to a magical Massachusetts beachfront.

London Nights | Forthcoming.

Abrázame | 2018
Dir. Jas Doyle Pitt
26 mins 19 | DOLBY 5.1
Abrázame is a window into the imaginative world of six-year-old Jhoselyin and her friends, who are growing up in a Bolivian prison with their incarcerated mothers.

David L. Wolper Nomination, ida Award.
International Documentary Association 2018.

Jury Award, Best Documentary Short.
22nd Cine Las Americas Film Festival
Austin, Texas.

Best Short Film Award.
Filmmakers Without Borders 2018.

One World Media Award.

Hunters & Gatherers | 2017
8 mins 24
Through the relentless swell of the ocean or the sounds of clattering chains, we wanted to give a sense of the trawlers' reality - emphasising the impossibility of escape once there.

What’s in a name? | 2020, Theatrical Release, April.
The Uncertain Kingdom
Dir. Runyararo Mapfumo

Verve Pictures Distribution.
Curzon Cinemas
Google Play
BFI Player

10 mins 55 | DOLBY 5.1 
A handful of Brits explore the challenges they’ve encountered with their non-Western names and celebrate how their names express who they are.