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Jack C Arnold
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Back in 1998 Jack wrote a script for a short film directed by Tom Harper which was also the first time he composed music to picture.  Shortly after this collaboration, Jack started scoring music for TV programmes such as Timewatch.  This experience opened doors to scoring the music to short films including BAFTA nominated Cubs (directed by Tom Harper), The Open Doors (James Rogan) and Heat (Debbie Tucker Green); TV drama documentary, The Beckoning Silence, (sequel to Touching the Void, and winner of the International Emmy for Best Documentary 2008) and to primetime ITV drama series, Demons with Phillip Glenister; and in 2009 to Tom Harper’s debut feature film, The Scouting Book for Boys, written by Jack Thorne and starring Thomas Turgoose. In 2011 he scored his second feature film, Albatross (CinemaNX, directed by Niall MacCormick), and TV feature-length comedy drama, Holy Flying Circus (Hillbilly Films, directed by Owen Harris), for which he was nominated for an **RTS Award** - Best Score 2012. In 2015/16 he collated all the onscreen music for BBC/Weinstein Co.’s adaptation of War & Peace, and also composed several pieces, including the waltz at the Tsar’s ball. Jack has also worked extensively as a composer and sound designer in West End theatre productions including; Justin Butcher’s, The Madness of George Dubya, back in 2003; Colin Teevan’s Missing Persons: Four Tragedies and Roy Keane, starring Greg Hicks, Elling starring John Simm and most recently, Educating Rita by Willie Russell, starring Lenny Henry, as well as numerous productions around the country.