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GARETH COUSINS – Music Composer / Producer

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Gareth Cousins is a music composer who started his career working as a recording engineer and producer at EMI’s Abbey Road Studios. He now works writing music predominantly for film, games and TV, with over 25 years experience in creating music for picture.

His television work includes composing the music for films and TV series’ for BBC1&2, ITV1, Channel 4, Five, Sky One, UKTV, Virgin and Discovery channels.

His animation and children’s TV work includes composing the full score and title music for the Impossible TV’s, The Beeps (65 episodes) and Castle Farm (50 episodes), and sound design for 50 episodes of Gaspard & Lisa for Impossible TV/Chorion.

With Phil Collins, he co-wrote and produced the score to Arktos - the documentary film about Mike Horn's two-year solo voyage around the Arctic Circle. He composed the scores for the award winning short films, The Un-Gone (UK Film Council/Screen WM), Magic Hour (Simplistic Films/Sky) and for Studs (UK Film Council/Screen WM), and co-composed the score for Titanic Town (BBC Films). He recently completed the score for the award winning feature documentary film “End Of The Road”.

Recent commercial work includes FIFA (2014 World Cup), UEFA, Rolls-Royce, Motorola and Cadbury.

His film music production credits include mixing and/or recording music for the BAFTA and Brit award- winning Notting Hill, Thirteen Days, From Hell, Dark City and more recently Attack The Block. Working with Sting on The Mighty produced a Golden Globe nomination for best song in a movie. Music editing work on Batman Begins resulted in an MPSE Golden Reel Nomination. TV film credits include arranging/programming and engineering the soundtracks for the Emmy award-winning Merlin, Cleopatra and Dinotopia mini series.

He has produced or engineered recordings for many artistes including Sting, Elvis Costello, Phil Collins, Vanessa Mae, Boyzone, Shania Twain, Ronan Keating, Roger Daltry, Chesney Hawkes, The Stranglers and Jeff Wayne’s The War Of The Worlds reissue; representing tens of millions of sales around the world. He produced the first songs for the pop string quartet girl band “Bond”, whose debut album, Born, sold over 2 million copies and was Number 1 in 21 countries.

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  1. Please watch my music composition showreel and get in touch. I'd love to hear from film makers on this site. https://vimeo.com/43896969 Gareth Cousins has 25 years experience in working on music for picture. Originally trained as an engineer/producer…