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Chris McGuire is an award-winning composer for film and television. He has scored for projects that were awarded BAFTA and British Arts Council funding. A variety of projects with Chris' scores have been nominated in film festivals across the UK and worldwide.


Chris was awarded the Cine Golden Eagle (New Yoirk, USA) as the overall winner in The Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring Contest for Emerging Composers, 2017. His work was selected from over 600 applicants spanning 69 countries.

Chris has gained recognition in his craft of film trailer composition, pitching work to Disney and the Star Wars franchise alongside winning a trailer scoring competiton ran by Thinkspace Education (London, UK).

He has also worked closely with the Royal Northern Sinfonia and other artists. He is an active composer for other media including commercial advertising and worldwide stock-music commissions.