This led to a 5-year working relationship encompassing a number of film scores in London, LA and Prague, and concerts in Berlin, New York, San Francisco and Geneva. Following the production of the score to BAND OF BROTHERS, Michael was approached to music edit on The Fellowship of the Ring for New Line Cinema. In addition to composing for Zentropa's "Dommeren" and Slingshot Studios’ Sugarhouse he scored 2 documentaries for famous producer and director Alfonso Cuarón; The Possibility of Hope, and Naomi Klein’s The Shock Doctrine, both in 2007. Michael met Cuaron when he scored additional music for the Academy Award winning feature Children of Men, working with Cuaron as music editor. Michael has also worked with fellow composer David Arnold, with whom he has written and arranged on a number of projects, including Edgar Wright’s Hot Fuzz and Sherlock, the BBC television series created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, that premiered on BBC1 on 25 July 2010. Prior to work as a composer, Michael worked as a music editor with films including Peter Jackson’s The Lord Of The Rings trilogy, Richard Curtis’ Love Actually, Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason and Nanny McPhee. As a music editor, Michael has been nominated for 4 MPSE Golden Reel Awards, winning in 2001 for The Fellowship Of The Ring. Michael also composed the score for the film Wild Target, a romantic comedy directed by Jonathan Lynn and starring Bill Nighy, Emily Blunt, Martin Freeman, Rupert Everett and Rupert Grint.
This commission followed Michael’s score for Wild Child, Working Title’s teen film released in the UK in 2009. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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