Jack Newton
  {C
omposer}




Info. 

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

Recently commisioned by DAZED MEDIA, BBC Films, BBC Radio Drama,
The FT, Google Arts & Culture, BFI Network & 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 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.





2016 - 2018
Musicians’ Union Scholar, The National Film & Television School.
Composing for Film & TV.
M.A.

2013 - 2015
Music, Goldsmiths University of London.
B.Mus.




Protools.   

Logic Pro.

Sibelius.

Audiokinetic Wwise.

Max Msp.







Project Awards
Abrázame | 2018.
Documentary, 26 minutes.  
Original Music.

ida award nomination, 2018.
One World Media award longlist 2018.
Filmmakers without Borders | Best Short Film 2019.
Cine las Americas International Film Festival | Jury Award 2019.


FACING IT | 2018.
Animation, 7 mins 36 Secs.  
Original Music.

Audience Award Winner 2018 | Manchester Animation Festival.
Audience Award Winner 2018 | Ottawa International Animation Festival.
Audience Award Winner 2018 | Animage International Animation Festival.  
Audience Award Winner 2018 | KLIK Amsterdam International Animation Festival.

best short film 2019 | BIFA Longlisted. 
Best Animation 2019 | 7eme Lune Festival.
Best Animation Award 2018 | Video Hackers Film Festival Italy.
Best International Short 2019 | Festival Internacional de stop motion Our Fest.

Grand Prix Winner 2018 | Animage International Animation Festival Audience.
Golden Reel Award Winner 2018 | MPSE (Motion Picture Sound Editors). 

Vimeo Staff Pick Premiere.


Credits
2018 - 2020

The Financial Times – The News Briefing. 
Streaming across Spotify & itunes. 
Composer.
2020

The Uncertain Kingdom – Verve Pictures.
Theatrical release.
Composer. 
2020

Trippin World Presents Prince Gyasi.
Music Production & Sound Design.
2020

DAZED MEDIA – A Future World Series.
ft. Mac DeMarco & Kelsey Lu.
Composer.
2019

Dawn in the Dark – BBC Films.
Dir. Runyararo Mapfumo.
Composer.
2019

This is Your Country Now Too – BBC Radio 4. 
7 Part
Composer & Music Supervisor (Music Supervision across 4 episodes). 
2019

FACING IT – 6 mins 36 | VIMEO STAFF PICK PREMIERE 
Dir. Sam Gainsborough.
Composer.
2018

Fast & Furious CrossRoads – Slightly Mad Studios.
Technical / Orchestral Copyist.
2019

Endeavour Season 7 – ITV.
Scoring Assistant / Orchestral Copyist. 
2019

SENSATIONAL SIMMY - BBC Films. 
Dir. Runyararo Mapfumo.
Composer. 
2019


This Girl Can – Spirit of The Game, Campaign.
Composer.
2019


Culture Trip – Pioneers of Love, Campaign.
Composer.
2019

Abrázame – 26 mins | ida Nomination.
Dir. Jas Doyle Pitt.
Composer.
2018


MASTERPIECE – 8 mins | VIMEO STAFF PICKS.
Dir. Runyararo Mapfumo.
Composer.
2018


Stella Mcartney  – Breast Cancer Awareness. 
Dir. Luciano Munhoz. 
Composer.
2018


Kodak Awards – ‘A Nice Surprise’, Not on the High street.com.
Composer.
2018


Fault-line (Video Game) – EGX. 
Designer. Laurien Ash.
Composer.

2017

Good News  – 36 mins.
Dir. Dee Meaden.
Composer.

2017

London International Animation Festival Trailer – The Barbican.
Dir. Ed Bulmer
Composer.

2016

Days Of Candy  – 16 mins.
Dir. Sigurd Kølster.
Composer.

2016