Gareth Cousins has over 20 years experience in working on music for picture. Originally trained as a recording engineer and producer at EMI’s Abbey Road Studios, he has since become a busy composer of music for film and television for BBC1 and 2, ITV1, Sky One, UKTV, Virgin, Five and Discovery channels.
Animation work includes composing the full score and title music for the Impossible TV’s, The Beeps (65 episodes) and Castle Farm (25 episodes), plus trailers and pilot episodes for many other series.
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 scores for Titanic Town (BBC Films) and The Long Run. He recently completed the score for the feature documentary End Of The Road.
His film music production credits include the BAFTA and Brit award-winning Notting Hill, Thirteen Days, From Hell, Dark City, Desperate Measures. Working with Sting on The Mighty produced a Golden Globe nomination. 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.
Recent advertising work includes Rolls-Royce, Motorola and Cadbury.
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.
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