A classically trained composer specialising in orchestral scores for TV and film, Neil studied at Leeds College of Music before completing an MA in Composition for Film and Television, in which he won the Wilfred Joseph award for best film and theatre work.
Neil has worked professionally for two decades and his scores have covered a multitude of genres, including documentaries, sports promos and titles, advertising, theatre, channel branding and idents, films, trailers and animation.
His work has seen collaborations with David Arnold, Katherine Jenkins, Penka Kouneva (Orchestrator – Matrix, Transformers & Elysium) The Rodolfus and Welsh National Choirs and The Moscow, Bratislava, Prague and Royal Philharmonic Orchestras.
Neil on SMIPM
Adam Wells (British Lions Tours), Jamie Muir (Carte Noire), Christian Kinde (All’s Well, Best Short), Alan Rickman (Dust, Best Short) Ben Bocquelet (The Amazing Adventures of Gumball) and Ashley Walters (PS4).
- Nominated Best Score – International Indie Series LA – ‘Rebecca Gold’ 2019
- Hollywood, 48 Short International Film Festival – ‘The Silent’ 2019
- Winner Best Film Jury & Audience Award – ‘Excursion’ 2018
- Selected for the British Independent Film Festival – ‘Shemira’ 2018
- Semi-Finalist LA Cinefest Film Festival – ‘The Silent’ 2018
- Academy Awards (Shortlisted) – ‘Parallel Lives’ 2017
- London Cinematic Film Festival – ‘Ode’ Winner best documentary 2017
- National Film Academy (Best Short Nomination) -‘ Dust’ 2015
- Accepted into BAFTA Short Film Festival – ‘Dust’ 2014
- WINNER (Best British Short) UK Film Festival – ‘Kickoff’ 2013
- Campaign Media Award Winner – ‘Citroen DS5’ 2012
- Cannes Film Festival (Official Selection) – ‘Out of Hours’ 2012
- BAFTA (Best Title Sequence Finalist) – ‘Guinness Rugby Premiership’ 2008
- Promax Gold – ‘RBS US Golf’ 2005
- RTS Awards / Promax Gold – ‘British Lions Tour of New Zealand’ 2005
- BAFTA / RTS Awards / International EMMY – ‘The Amazing World of Gumball’