Christopher Slaski

Composer | Music Department | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Beyond the Sea (2004) | A Good American (2015) | The Piano Tuner of EarthQuakes (2005)
AWARDS 
2 wins & 1 nomination More »

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (36 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for El vestidoEl vestido (Short) Composer  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for ÇirakÇirak Musician (credit only)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for A Good AmericanA Good American Composer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Sally-Ann Taylor: My Psychic StorySally-Ann Taylor: My Psychic Story (Short) Soundtrack ("Before Sunrise")  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for GuidanceGuidance Writer ("Excursion")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for CurfewCurfew (Short) Writer ("Dark Arts", "Shadow of Doubt", "Pouncer")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Tú o yoTú o yo (Short) Composer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Haunting of Baylock ResidenceThe Haunting of Baylock Residence Composer (stock music)  Less 2014 £50
  • Primary photo for Not Dark YetNot Dark Yet (Short) Composer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Face in the WindowThe Face in the Window (Short) Composer  Less 2014 $1K
  • Primary photo for Must Believe in Aliens!Must Believe in Aliens! (Short) Composer (additional music)  Less 2012 £1K
  • Primary photo for Rue HuvelinRue Huvelin Composer  Less 2011 $1MM
  • Primary photo for HollowHollow (Short) Composer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for ¿Quién es Florinda Bolkan?¿Quién es Florinda Bolkan? (Short) Composer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for 5 millones5 millones (Short) Composer  Less 2010 €30K
  • Primary photo for Dentro de síDentro de sí Composer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The ShameThe Shame Composer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for DrivesDrives (Short) Composer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Mirror MazeMirror Maze Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Call of NatureCall of Nature (Short) Composer  Less 2007 £500
  • Primary photo for Angela's DecisionAngela's Decision Composer, Music ("Opening Titles", "Bad Sex", "At the Clinic", "Can't Pay the Rent"), Producer ("Opening Titles", "Bad Sex", "At the Clinic", "Can't Pay the Rent"), Writer ("Opening Titles", "Bad Sex", "At the Clinic", "Can't Pay the Rent")  Less 2006 AUD 10K
  • Primary photo for LudoterapiaLudoterapia (Short) Composer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The PlanetsThe Planets (Short) Composer, Orchestrator  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Mar de LiraMar de Lira Composer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Tess: A Tale of Love and DarknessTess: A Tale of Love and Darkness (Short) Composer  Less 2006 £25K
  • Primary photo for The Piano Tuner of EarthQuakesThe Piano Tuner of EarthQuakes Composer, Conductor, Music Producer, Orchestrator  Less 2005 $29K / —
  • Primary photo for Semen, a Love SampleSemen, a Love Sample Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Beyond the SeaBeyond the Sea Composer (incidental music)  Less 2004 $23MM $6.3MM / $8MM
  • Primary photo for CuadriláteroCuadrilátero (Short) Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Soleado, exteriorSoleado, exterior (Short) Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2004 €21K
  • Primary photo for At NightAt Night (Short) Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Citizen VerdictCitizen Verdict Conductor (uncredited), Music Arranger (uncredited), Orchestrator (uncredited)  Less 2003 $10MM
  • Primary photo for Mosquito NightMosquito Night (Short) Composer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The AsylumThe Asylum Composer, Orchestrator  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Killing TimeKilling Time Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Break-InThe Break-In (Short) Composer, Conductor  Less 1998
Past Television (6 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The IT CrowdThe IT Crowd (TV Series) Music ("Melancholia") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Jen the Fredo (Jun 25, 2010) Music ("Melancholia") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for All About MeAll About Me (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Uncle DadUncle Dad (TV Series) Composer  Less 2006– 
  • Primary photo for Mother TeresaMother Teresa (TV Movie) Orchestrator (score)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Second Star to the LeftSecond Star to the Left (TV Short) Music Arranger  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Animated OdysseyThe Animated Odyssey (TV Mini-series) Orchestrator  Less 2000– 
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
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Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

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  • Unisong International Song Contest * – Best Orchestral Work 1999
  • Eric Coates Prize * – Winner 1999
  • Performing Rights Society Music For Youth * – Winner 1999
  • Golden Reel Award * 2005
  • Madrid International Film Festival * – Best Original Score 2005
  • Certamen de Cortos de Velilla * – Best Original Score 2006
  • Elche Festival of Independent Cinema * – Best Original Score 2006
  • MundoBSO * – Best Spanish Soundtrack Nomination 2005
  • II Premios de la Critica Musical Cinematografica Española * – Best Original Score Nomination 2006
  • Escorto Festival * – Best Original Score 2007
  • Garden State Film Festival * – Best original Score Nomination 2007

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

UPLOADED RESUME
  • * Christopher Slaski is a graduate of Cambridge University and the Royal Academy of Music, London where he studied with Sir Richard Rodney Bennett. He also attended Ennio Morricone’s international summer school “Musica per film” at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana, Sienna. Working primarily in European independent cinema, he has pursued his artistic activities across every area of applied music including feature films, short films, documentaries, television drama, animation, theatre and commercials. He has worked with respected ensembles including the London Symphony Orchestra and his music for film has been recognised at an international level. In 2009 he was named Best Young European Film Composer at the World Soundtrack Awards and this year he was nominated for Best Original Score at the Austrian Film Awards. He has both British and Polish nationality.

    Awards and Nominations for Best Original Music include:

    Austrian Filmpreis 2017 (Akademie des Österreichischen Films)
    Best European Film Composer (World Soundtrack Academy, Ghent)
    Golden Reel Award (California, USA)
    Rhode Island International Film Festival (Rhode Island, USA)
    Madrid International Film Festival (Spain)
    Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes Radio City (Spain)
    Elche Festival of Independent Cinema (Spain

    Feature film scores include Beyond The Sea, a Hollywood biopic directed by and starring Kevin Spacey, French art-house fantasy The Pianotuner Of Earthquakes directed by The Quay Brothers, Spanish romantic-comedy Semen, Una Historia de Amor, thriller Proyecto Dos, social drama La Vergüenza, Lebanese Socio-political drama Rue Huvelin and most recently the Oliver Stone produced feature-documentary A Good American, for which his score was nominated for Best Music at the Austrian Filmpreis 2017.

    Christopher has composed music for many short films too, including the Spanish-French coproduction Cuadrilátero, starring Mathieu Amalric and Tu o Yo which was premiered at the Valladolid International Film Festival in 2015.

    He has composed music for over 50 commercials including Carlsberg, Marks & Spencer, Compare The Market, Mercedes, British Airways, O2/Telefonica, Ancestry, More Than and Unilever. Additionally, he has created a large body of library music which is used extensively all over the world - his most recent orchestral album has just been recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London for Audio Network.

    His work in television include original scores for documentaries, animation films and dramas, notably the score for BAFTA-nominated drama All About Me, directed by Beryl Richards.

    His work for theatre includes the music for a production in Madrid of Lope de Vega's "El Perro Del Hortelano" directed by Laurence Boswell (Royal Shakespeare Company).

    Aside from applied music, his symphonic work the Frank Lloyd Wright Suite has been performed and recorded by the London Symphony Orchestra and he has had works performed at the Royal Albert Hall Proms. His discography includes the original soundtrack album The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes, A Good American and the compilation album Film Works, released in 2016 by Quartet Records.

    He has been an international Jury-member of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film festival and is a member of the European Film Academy.
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