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Tom Haines

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Known for: Documentary, Animation (songwriting and score), Film, Stage

Tom's conceptual approach to scoring gives his work a unique internal logic. His compositional voice is bold, fresh, and modern, often playfully contrasting grit and magic. 

Tom's clients include Disney, Netflix, Dreamworks, Marvel, Apple, Google, BBC, RSC, Film London, FVU. 

His recent scores include several feature length films, documentary, theatre, Interactive and television soundtracks. 

Tom is currently scoring a feature with director Steven Eastwood, and scoring an animated fantasy adventure TV series for Netflix. He has 25 years experience making animation, Independent film and television soundtracks, having originally studied classical composition at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. Tom has toured internationally with Filter Theatre, released numerous albums, performed Cage and Stockhausen, and even remixed Bjork. 

He is at the forefront of non linear and immersive storytelling, having worked on high profile immersive VR and AR projects (fully scored with orchestra) for major film studios and blue chip tech companies. 

Tom is a partner and director of Dolby accredited London sound studios Brain Audio, and has a very experienced team around him to enable seamless delivery of scores for your project. 

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Tom’s non-commercial career spans John Cage performances on the BBC, a remix for Bjork, experimental scores for the National Theatre and RSC, as well as ongoing work in Art Cinema and Sound Art.

Tom’s band, the London Snorkelling Team (LST), is the official orchestra of the London Institute of ‘Pataphysics. In 2018, Gavin Bryars wrote ​On Lassus ​for the LST, which premiered in Paris at the Collège de 'Pataphysique.


Tom Haines's CV

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Animation work
Netflix fantasy adventure series (in production 2023) Netflix
dragon L​uo Bao Bei | Netflix TVScore | 104x11 Orchestral and Acoustic score to magical kids TV series.
Tiny Pop channel branding (2018) Sony Television
DreamWorks, whole of Asia | C​hannel Branding Music Dreamworks
Disney, TV series, 8 x 4’ — ​Invade all of the Humans Original Score and songs for anarchic TV show starring broken educational robots.
Entertainment / Documentary
An Intermission (film, 2019) Edwin Mingard
Burning Sun - series - BBC Radio 4 (podcast and radio) BBC Sounds 2023
dragon Dark Angels (E4, 2022) Proper Content
Leviathan - series (2022 - present) Shezad Dawood
Indications of Guilt - film, 52 mins - dir Maud Craigie, 2019.
Squid Scam - series - 2023 Audible
dragon Glow Up! Britain's Next Make Up Star (2018-) - View project Wall To Wall
dragon Baewatch: Parental Guidance | E4, TV score, 8 x 60 (2018) - View project Thames Television
Neurocultures - Feature Steven Eastwood
Quarantaine - 53mins Georgina Starr - FVU
Animal Antics / Whoopsie’s Dream - Patrick Goddard - 2020/23 FVU
Ruptures - Noor Afshan Mirza / Brad Butler - Feature - 2019 Film London
Buried Land - Feature Steven Eastwood
The Black Pearl Pathe / BFI / Touch
Interactive, Immersive
Rain or Shine VR immersive score Google ATAP / Nexus Studios.
The Eternals AR experience Marvel Studios
Gelato Balleto - ballet score for live percussion ensemble and 18 dancers - dir Georgina Starr 2020.
12th Night - filter theatre / RSC - live score
Dream - filter theatre / Lyric Hammersmith - live score
Macbeth - filter theatre / tobacco factory - live score
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