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.


CV

Television

Composer

Producer Emma Loach
Director Emma Loach
ITV
Director Alison Rooper
Brook Lapping Productions for Five
Director Fran Landsman
Flashback Television for Channel 4
Producer Hilary Bevan Jones
Director Tim Whitby
Writer Lucy Gannon
Starring
  • Ross Kemp
  • Sky Arts
    Producer Hilary Bevan Jones
    Director Tim Whitby
    Writer Lucy Gannon
    Starring
  • Stephen Mangan
  • Liza Tarbuck
  • Sky Arts

    Film

    Composer

    Creator Noel Coward
    Producer Joseph Abrams, James D. Stern & Barnaby Thompson
    Director Stephan Elliot
    Writer Sheridan 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
    Producer Sarah Cox
    Director Mark Simon Hewis
    Writer Nicholas Blincoe
    Starring
  • Antonia Thomas
  • Paul Kaye
  • Ophelia Lovibond
  • BBC Films & Matador Pictures
    Broken
    Nominated for 'Best Music Score' - British Independent Film Awards
    Producer Dixie Linder & Nick Marston
    Starring
  • Tim Roth
  • Cillian Murphy
  • Film Movement
    BBC Films

    Theatre

    Composer

    Composer 
    Director Chen 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.