Chris ROE – composer

Chris Roe is an award-winning composer and multi-instrumentalist based in London, working on a myriad of films across all genres.  His music has been described as “brilliantly unnerving”, poignant”, “full of passion” and “highly energetic”.  He is a member of BAFTA Crew, Music and Sound Award nominee 2018 &2019 and a graduate of the Royal College of Music.

Currently working on a BBC Natural History film about rescue baby bears, Chris recently finished working on a feature doc, Busby, about the legendary footballer/manager, Sir Matt Busby, directed by Joe Pearlman for Fulwell, other 2018/19 projects include features Armstrong (with v/o from Harrison Ford), Spitfire (worldwide cinema release) about the iconic plane, feature doc about the plight of Nepal’s children Children of the Snow Land (Curzon cinemas UK-wide) as well as TV projects including a 4 x 45mins crime series  Unknown Male No.1 (BBC/Sky Atlantic) based on the true story of the shocking death of a young girl in Italy, crime/thriller/horror feature Charismata (released 2018) and Revolution In Ruins (BBC2).

Other projects include Mission Control, a feature documentary with a full orchestral score about NASA and the team who put a man on the moon; Death of a Gentleman, another feature documentary about corruption in the world of cricket and winner of ‘Best Documentary’ at the Sports Journalism Awards; Neverland, a short drama starring Keeley Hawes and Marcus Brigstocke; and The Milkway, winner of Best Feature at the London Independent Film Festival. Chris was also recently nominated for the prestigious ‘Peer Raben Award’ at Soundtrack Cologne for his score for award-winning animated short The Palace, and was also a prizewinner in the Oticons International Film Music Competition and the Waterloo Festival/BFI Film Score Competition.

Chris is founder and conductor of ANIMA, a group of eight musicians specialising combining live music with film in unusual venues, such as 42 feet below the Thames in the Brunel Tunnel.

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