Mike Smith

As a Composer, Arranger, Orchestrator, MD and Performer Mike is an in-demand creative who was nominated at the British Independent Film Awards for his work on Broken.


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TV

Composer

ProducerEmma Loach
DirectorEmma Loach
 
ITV
 
DirectorAlison Rooper
 
Brook Lapping Productions for Five
 
DirectorFran Landsman
 
Flashback Television for Channel 4
 
ProducerHilary Bevan Jones
DirectorTim Whitby
WriterLucy Gannon
Starring
  • Ross Kemp
  •  
    Sky Arts
     
    ProducerHilary Bevan Jones
    DirectorTim Whitby
    WriterLucy Gannon
    Starring
  • Stephen Mangan
  • Liza Tarbuck
  •  
    Sky Arts
     

    Film

    Composer

    CreatorNoel Coward
    ProducerJoseph Abrams, James D. Stern & Barnaby Thompson
    DirectorStephan Elliot
    WriterSheridan Jobbins
    Starring
  • Jessica Biel
  • Ben Barnes
  • Kristin Scott Thomas
  • Colin Firth
  •  
    Ealing Studios
     
    Eight Minutes Idle
    He won 'Best Music' at the 2013 Royal Television Society Awards
    ProducerSarah Cox
    DirectorMark Simon Hewis
    WriterNicholas Blincoe
    Starring
  • Antonia Thomas
  • Paul Kaye
  • Ophelia Lovibond
  •  
    BBC Films & Matador Pictures
     
    Broken
    Nominated for 'Best Music Score' - British Independent Film Awards
    ProducerDixie Linder & Nick Marston
    Starring
  • Tim Roth
  • Cillian Murphy
  •  
    Film Movement
    BBC Films
     

    Executive Producer

    Theatre

    Composer

    Composer 
    DirectorChen Shi Zheng
     
    NYC Barruck Theatre
     

    Other

    Musical Director

    Musical Director and Keyboards 
     

    Mike has been Musical Director and keyboard player for Gorillaz since 2000. In 2010 he took part in the Gorillaz world tour with its ground-breaking performances in Syria and Lebanon. 


     
    Musical Direction and Orchestration 
     

    Mike worked in collaboration with exiled conductor and leader, Essam Rafea. The project was produced by Africa Express and featured Damon Albarn, Paul Weller, Julia Holter amongst others. The live shows included Festival Hall London and the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Festival.