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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.

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2016 - 2018
The National Film & Television School.
M.A.


Music, Goldsmiths University of London.
BMus. Hons.



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 (Campaign).
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.
2019


FACING IT – 6 mins 36.
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 | Google Arts (BBC iplayer & Sky)
Dir. Runyararo Mapfumo.
Composer.
2019


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


Culture Trip – Pioneers of Love.
Composer.
2019


Abrázame – 26 mins.
Dir. Jas Doyle Pitt.
Composer.
2018


MASTERPIECE – 8 mins.
Dir. Runyararo Mapfumo.
Composer.
2018


Stella Mcartney  – Breast Cancer Awareness (Campaign).
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


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.