Andrew Simon McAllister is a composer and multi-instrumentalist whose television credits include BBC ‘Planet Earth – Planet of the Apemen’ and BBC WWI drama ‘37 Days’ starring Ian McDiarmid, Tim Pigott-Smith and Nicholas Farrell, for which Andrew received a Royal Television Awards nomination.
Feature film credits include ‘Hostage to the Devil’, ‘We’re Doomed! The Dad’s Army Story’, ‘Shooting for Socrates’, ‘The Healer’, ‘The Breaker’, 'Rocky Ros Muc' and ‘My Lonely Me’. His soundtrack for ‘My Lonely Me’ was nominated for Best Soundtrack at the World Music and Independent Film Awards and won Best Soundtrack at the International Independent Film Awards.
In 2015 Andrew composed the music for Endemol’s TV movie ‘We’re Doomed! The Making of Dad’s Army’ for BBC, which was broadcast on Christmas Day. Andrew recently completed the score to primetime drama ‘The Secret’ for ITV, starring James Nesbitt and directed by Nick Murphy, and is currently working on the score to feature film ‘Zoo’, starring Toby Jones (Avengers, Captain America, Hunger Games) and Penelope Wilton (Downtown Abbey, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The BFG).
Education and Training
Andrew spent several years performing and touring in bands before dedicating his career to composing music for screen. After studying music at Queen’s University, he relocated to the U.S. to enhance his knowledge of writing to picture. Here he attended Berklee College of Music, graduating Summa Cum Laude in Film Scoring. Andrew started writing and producing music professionally and gained valuable industry experience in LA before returning to work in the UK.
His professional background of composing music for screen includes cinema released feature films, television series for broadcasting giants such as BBC, ITV, Channel 4, HBO, National Geographic, Discovery, Sky, MTV, Nickelodeon, indents and video games. He has also built up a strong relationship with senior Hollywood music supervisors, having had music placed in major feature films, television programs and adverts.
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Please direct all scoring enquires to Maggie Rodford or Laura Nakhla at
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18 Rodmarton Street
London, W1U 8BJ
Tel: +44 (0)207 486 6466
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