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October 04, 2017


Ben and Geoff Barrow have scored Alex Garland’s upcoming sci-fi thriller, ‘Annihilation’ for Paramount Pictures. The film stars Natalie Portman, Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez and Tessa Thompson and is due for release in February 2018. Watch the trailer here

March 30, 2017

Free Fire opens in the UK

Ben Wheatley’s critically acclaimed Free Fire opens in UK cinemas on March 31st. The film stars Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, Cillian Murphy and Sharlt Copely, and has been hailed as ‘seriously cool, stuffed with great dialogue and riddled with bullets’ (Empire) The soundtrack by Ben and Geoff Barrow will also be available to download digitally from this date, with vinyl and CD release to follow soon.

August 15, 2016

Black Mirror: Men Against Fire

Ben and Geoff Barrow have scored ‘Men Against Fire’  – the 5th episode of Charlie Brooker’s acclaimed sci-fi series ‘Black Mirror’. The full series is streaming now on Netflix.

May 19, 2016

Ex Machina score wins Ivor Novello Award

Ben and Geoff Barrow have won Best Original Film Score at this years Ivor Novello awards. Thank you to BASCA the PRS and our fellow composers who voted for us.

March 25, 2016

Ex Machina score nominated for ASCAP award

Ben and Geoff Barrow’s score for Ex Machina was one of 5 nominees for 2015 Film Score of the Year at last nights ASCAP Composers Choice Awards. Many thanks to the composers and ASCAP members who voted for us, and congratulations to Ennio Morricone on his well deserved win.

March 15, 2016

Free Fire score completed

Ben and Geoff Barrow have completed their score for Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire, staring Cillian Murphy, Armie Hammer, Sharto Copley and Oscar winner Brie Larson. The film is executively produced by Martin Scorsese and is due for release in the Autumn.

January 20, 2016

Oscar and Bafta nominations for Ex Machina

Ex machina has been nominated for best screenplay and best visual effects at this years Academy Awards. Congratulations to Alex Garland and Andrew Whitehurst especially. At the Baftas, Ex Machina achieves 5 nominations including ‘Outstanding British Film’. Many thanks to Vanity Fair who picked the Ex Machina score as their ‘dream nomination’!

January 10, 2016

Ex Machina Score and Year End Lists

Ben and Geoff Barrow’s music for Ex Machina has found it’s way on to numerous ‘best of year’ lists, including this number one spot from CutPrintFilm.

December 07, 2015

Ex Machina wins big at the British Independent Film Awards

Ex Machina picked up the top award of ‘Best Film’ at the BIFA’s, as well as winning best screenplay and best director for Alex Garland.

December 01, 2015

Ben and Geoff Barrow to score Ben Wheatley’s ‘Free Fire.’

Ben and Geoff Barrow continue their film scoring partnership to work on Ben Wheatley’s new movie, ‘Free Fire’. The film is a hard-boiled crime thriller set in 1978 Boston, and is executively produced by Martin Scorsese and stars Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy, Armie Hammer and Sharto Copley.