About

Craig Peter Gell is a composer, sound artist and musician based in Folkestone, Kent, south-east England.

He has composed music for a number of animated short films, including Quarantine (2019) which won the Best Animated Short Film award at London Short Film Festival 2020.

Craig also creates sound art and site-specific art installations, drawing on the sights and sounds of his local environment and the forces of nature. He has exhibited at events and festivals including the Folkestone Triennial.

Further examples of his work can be heard on soundcloud.

For all enquiries, please email: info[at]craiggellmusic.com

Film Music

2019
Technology For Talking, Composer. BBC Ideas / Screen South. Animation Short Film. Directed by Jemima Hughes

2018
Quarantine, Composer. BFI / BBC4 / Wingspan. Animation Short Film. Directed by Astrid Goldsmith (Mock Duck Studios)

2016
Polymer, Composer and Sound Design. Directed by Astrid Goldsmith (Mock Duck Studios)
Squirrel Island, Composer. Directed by Astrid Goldsmith (Mock Duck Studios)

Artwork / Exhibitions

2020
Wave Machine, Multimedia Installation, Profound Sound Festival, Folkestone, Kent

2019
Green Language, Multimedia Installation, SALT Festival of the Sea and the Environment, Folkestone, Kent
Starling Broadcast
, Radiophrenia broadcast, Centre for Contemporary ArtsĀ  Glasgow, Scotland
Starling Broadcast, Sound Installation, Profound Sound Festival, Folkestone, Kent

2018
Folkestone’s El Dorado: An auditory ramble through the Warren, Mobile Music & Sound Art, SALT Festival of the Sea and the Environment, Folkestone, Kent

2017
House Of Easement, Sound Installation. Folkestone Triennial Fringe, Kent

Awards / Residencies

2019
– Francis Chagrin Award, Sound and Music, soundandmusic.org
– ‘Made At The Red House’ Composers residency, Wild Plum Arts / Britten-Pears Foundation, Aldeburgh, Suffolk