Andy Cowton has been composing music for film and television for over 20 years. His first film, with BBC’s Modern Times, was for Lucy Blakstad’s LIDO. Since then he has composed on a wide range of projects including in contemporary dance for which he has received a Time Out Award.
He has composed for numerous dance companies but most notably for Russell Maliphant on the award winning Push, a duet with Sylvie Guillem. Films include Babeldom by Paul Bush and Lay Bare, an animation which received best experimental film award in Tindirindis. His compositions for television include Penny Woolcock’s Tina and Simon Schama’s American History series. He as also worked on Wild Pictures’ prison series HMP Aylesbury on ITV and Century Films’ series The Railway on BBC2.