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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Music from the documentary Abrázame, 2018.
Recorded 2017.



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.










Percussive tracks for documentary.
Recorded 2019.