Jack Newton   
Composer + Sound Design.









 

















Projects.



The FT – Tech Tonic.
Podcast
Streaming across Spotify & itunes.
Composer | Metaphor Music.
2021 - 22

The FT – The Weekend.
Podcast
Streaming across Spotify & itunes.
Composer | Metaphor Music.
2021


Nuremberg – BBC Radio 4. 
Podcast
Streaming across Spotify & itunes.
Composer | Metaphor Music.
2021


Loro Piana x Marie Watt – Companion Species.  
Campaign x 3 + music & Sound Installation (in-store).  
Composer & Sound Designer.
2021


The FT – Working It.
Podcast
Streaming across Spotify & itunes.
Composer | Metaphor Music.
2021


The FT – The News Briefing.
Podcast
Streaming across Spotify & itunes.
Composer | Metaphor Music.
2020


The FT – Claer’s Money Clinic.
Podcast
Streaming across Spotify & itunes.
Composer | Metaphor Music.
2020


The FT – Payne’s Politcs.
Podcast
Streaming across Spotify & itunes.
Composer | Metaphor Music.
2020


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


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


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


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


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


FACING IT – 6 mins 36.
Dir. Sam Gainsborough.
Composer.
2018


Abrázame – 26 mins | IDA Nominated.
Dir. Jas Doyle Pitt.
Composer.
2018


MASTERPIECE – 8 mins | 62nd, BFI London Film Festival.
Dir. Runyararo Mapfumo.
Composer.
2018


Fault-line (Video Game) | EGX 2017 Premiere.
Designer: Laurien Ash.
Composer.
2017


Good News  – 36 mins | Director’s Notes Premiere. 
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


Hunters  – 8 mins | NOWNESS.
By Matthew Newton, Mateo Borne, Mateo Ybarra.
Composer.
2016

Project Awards & Nominations.



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

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




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

Vimeo Film of the Year Winner 2020.

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.



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.