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

Recently commissioned by BBC Films, BBC Radio Drama & Sounds, DAZED Media, The Face, The FT, Loro Piana, Google & The Uncertain Kingdom. 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.  

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

The same year, he scored the acclaimed 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 and was made a VIMEO Staff Pick of the year.

He read music at Goldsmiths, University of London before specialising in composition for Film & TV at the National Film & Television School. 

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

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What’s in a name? | 2020, Theatrical Release, April.
The Uncertain Kingdom, Volume 2.
Dir. Runyararo Mapfumo

Original Music & Score Producer.

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.

Available on iTunes.

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: From Shore to Sea
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.

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.