About

Craig 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. He has exhibited at various 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)

Sound Art / Exhibitions

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 and Sound Art, SALT Festival of the Sea and the Environment, Folkestone, Kent

2017
– House Of Easement, Sound Art Installation. Fringe:Open, Folkestone Triennial

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