Claire Batchelor 2019

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November 2019

On the Move: Curious Quirky Minimalism - Production Music Album Release


"Whimsical minimalist orchestral cues with animated strings, peppy woodwind and sprightly percussion"


Link to full album and licensing info: https://www.emipm.com/en/browse/labels/MODEL/53

WFTV Event: I will be talking at Working with Composers: An Insight Into the World of Commissioning and Licensing Music

 

https://wftv.org.uk/calendar/wftv-event-tips-tricks-working-with-composers/?fbclid=IwAR3grqb10FRWR9P9kOU-fM8DBpnnitcveVErzYR2NEgdbYlaGvkC4mxDm58

October 2019

Latest Music Placements:

Food Unwrapped
Fifth Gear
Blue Peter
Secret Chef
Watchdog Live
Home and Away
Celebs Go Dating
Celebrity Advice Bureau
Her Majesty's Cavalry
Countryfile Spring Diaries
The Big Life Fix With Simon Reeve
Bargain-Loving Brits In The Sun

August 2019

I had a great time attending Edinburgh TV Festival.  Follow me on Instagram @ClaireComposer

https://www.instagram.com/clairecomposer

KEEP IT SIMPLE: NO STRINGS ATTACHED

Light, playful cues with woodwind instrumentation, warm in tone, perfect for a range of TV programming

My tracks have been released, please listen here!

July 2019

Had a great recording session for Cavendish Music. Watch this space for the release!

EQUAL - is screening at Galway Film Fleadh which I was very lucky to score.

May / June 2019

Lots of news! I've been accepted onto the BAFTA Crew scheme again for 2019.

'Echoes' an animation I scored by Ben Bradbury is being screened at Rhythm & Views film festival, which celebrates films with music at their heart.

I was on a panel at the Media Production Show in London talking about the craft of music composition

I had a great time at Sheffield DocFest, saw lots of fantastic films, and met lots of fantastic people too!

I've had 3 songs released by EMI Production Music on their Female Songwriter album

https://soundcloud.com/music4media/sets/female-songwriter-emi

April 2019

It's my 10 year work anniversary! To mark the occasion here's a playlist of some of my favourite / most popular tracks: https://soundcloud.com/music4media/sets/10-years

 

In other news, I have also had a new production music album released:

Pattern & Flow: Versatile Minimalism

Animated yet flowing classical minimalism, featuring string quintet, marimba, flute and clarinet.  Recorded live at The Crypt Studio, Crouch End.

March 2019

New production music placements:

BBC One: The Best House In Town
E4: Celebs Go Dating
BBC 1: The Farmers' Country Showdown
BBC 2: River Walks
BBC 2: Trust Me I'm a Doctor
BBC 2: Eight Go Rallying: The Road to Saigon
Channel 4: Hidden Britain by Drone
Channel 4: Hollyoaks
Channel 5: Chocolate Dreams: Inside Hotel Chocolat
CBeebies: Do You Know?

January 2019

I've recently completed the score to a fantastic short documentary film called

EQUAL - more details soon!

December 2018

I've had some great new production music placements lately, including:

The Surrogates Club - BBC News / World News Dir. Claire Tailyour. Short Documentary

Hollyoaks

Big Brother

Kirstie's Homemade Christmas

October 2018

Free The Bid

I'm delighted to have been included in Free The Bid, a list of female composers who write music for commercials.  Free The Bid is a fantastic resource addressing gender diversity in the advertising industry.  You can view my profile here:

https://www.freethebid.com/composers/claire-batchelor

October 2018

"Echoes" by Ben Bradbury released

A sweet and moving animation by Ben Bradbury has been released for the charity Contact The Elderly.  I was very lucky to be asked to compose the original score. You can view the animation Here.

August / September 2018

My latest production music placements:

BBC News: Disclosure, The Dark Side of Dairy

BBC 1: Antiques Roadshow

BBC 2: Eight Go Rallying: The Road to Saigon

BBC 2: World Championship Sailing

BBC 2: Rip Off Britain

BBC 2: The Big Life Fix

BBC 2: The Repair Shop

BBC 2: Animal Park

BBC 4: Bute: The Scot Who Spent a Welsh Fortune

Channel 4: The Posh Frock Shop

Channel 4: Saving Poundstretcher

Channel 4: Hidden britain by Drone

More 4: 999 What's Your Emergency?

More 4: Emergency Helicopter Medics

E! RumChata promo

July 2018

Original Music completed for The Wonderful World of Puppies

Blakeway Productions / Zinc Media for Channel 5: 12 X 60min

20th July 2018

My album "Human Stories 2: Stories with Strings" is now live! Published by EMI Production Music. Live strings performed by the Navarra Quartet.  Listen Here

"A stunning collection of string beds, creating moods of joy, intrigue, tension and nostalgia"

15th June 2018

The Wonderful World of Puppies starts on Channel 5 Saturday night with original music by me! Made by Blakeway Productions / Zinc Media.  The show also uses some of my existing library tracks.

7th June 2018

I'm very excited to announce that I've been accepted onto the BAFTA Crew programme 2018! More information about the scheme here

 

22nd May 2018

My track "Winter Walk" was used in the Royal Wedding programming on Saturday morning, under an interview with Meghan and Harry talking about their charity work.

11th May 2018

3 new tracks released by Cavendish Music on their 'Pizz, Pace & Punch' album

17th April 2018

My latest production music placements:

BBC1 Housing Enforcers
BBC2 Hugh's Wild West
BBC2 Trust Me I'm A Doctor
BBC2 Big Dreams Small Spaces
BBC4 An Art Lovers Guide
ITV1 100 Years Younger in 21 Days
ITV Tales From The Coast with Robson Green
Channel 5 Ancient Mysteries
Channel 4 Hollyoaks
Channel 4 Secrets of China's Forbidden City
More 4 David Jasons Secret Service
CBBC Newsround
Lifetime Britain's Next Top Model
TLC Dr Christian Will See You Now

3rd April 2018

New album released by EMI Production Music: "Human Stories: Simple Narratives"

27th March 2018

Score completed for short film 'Forgotten Things' directed by Bruno Catarino. IMDB page here

6th February 2018

6 new tracks released by EMI Production Music on their "Light Optimistic Small Ensemble" Album

23rd November 2017

My track "Happy Song" was used in this French McDonald's commercial

6th November 2017

My track "At The Wheel was used in a feature film trailer: 1945 Hungary