BFI London Film Festival 2017: Supervisor Takeover

By Emma Francis

Huge congratulations to all the music supervisors involved in this year’s programme

The London Film Festival is set to return between October 4th and October 15th. The festival continues to showcase the best of world cinema, in turn highlighting many exciting and upcoming talents from around the globe. It offers the opportunity for the public and professionals alike to watch films that may not necessarily be screened in the UK, as well as providing the chance to see others which will release sometime in the near future.  

There’s some incredible talent being displayed at this years festival but we wanted to give a special mention and congratulations to all the music supervisors involved. If we were to list every talented individual this would be an incredibly long article, so instead we’ll highlight a few. 

Of the features shown as part of the ‘Headline Galas’ Ian Neil has supervised two, (Breathe & Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool), with Mark Kirby working on Journey’s End and Sarah Giles & Nick Payne for Killing of a Scared Deer. Ian Neil’s name pops up again in the ‘Special Presentation’ section for Dark River, as do two of our members from Air Edel Matt Biffa & Ciara Elwis for their work on The Party. Other supervisor’s work on show include Karen Elliott (On Chesil Beach), Jen Moss (Beast), Connie Farr (Lean on Pete), Mikkel Maltha (Darling & Word of God) Iain Cooke (Funny Cow), Tarquin Gotch (My Generation) and Frederic Schindler (Anchor and Hope). 

The full list of films can be found here. We can’t wait to catch some of these showings!

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