Award-winning film music composer John Koutselinis has composed high-quality film scores with notable collaborations comprising of music written for producers and directors, such as Gary Kurtz (Star Wars IV & V), Brian Presley (The Great Alaskan Race), Richard Bazley (Disney, Warner Bros) Steve Stone (Entity), Danny Wilson (Nephilim) and Mel Smith (Director of High Hills and Low Lifes, Radioland Murders - Story by George Lucas).
He has recently composed the score for the film 'The Orphan Train' (Brian Presley, Writer/Director) and music for the motion picture ‘The Great Alaskan Race’ by Writer/Director Brian Presley, also starring Henry Thomas (E.T., Legends of the Fall) and Treat Williams, amongst others. He also composed music for the films 'In Extremis' with David O'Hara (The Departed, Harry Potter) & Isabelle Allen (Les Misérables), Katherine of Alexandria (aka Fall of an Empire, aka Decline of an Empire) (Peter O’Toole, Steven Berkoff & Edward Fox) and ‘Nephilim’ (John Savage - award-winning score, music performed by The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra).
John has written music for numerous award-winning films including the multi-award-winning animated film 'Nephilim', 'In Extremis', 'Centurion Resurrection' (Gary Kurtz -Producer, Richard Bazley - Director) 'We Are Angels' (featuring, Lisa Brenner-The Patriot- and Courtney Gaines -Children of the Corn & Back to the Future) and 'The Rocket Boy' (Official Selection-Sundance Festival) amongst others.
'The Great Alaskan Race' is the first collaboration with Writer-Director Brian Presley which film saw its premiere in Los Angeles on the 17th of October 2019 and had its official theatrical release (USA) on the 25th October 2019.
Services & Awards and Nominations
Film scoring services can range from the delivery of a complete musical score via electronic means to recordings with a full symphony orchestra.
There are various orchestral packages that can suit any budget and configuration.
They can feature orchestras of the highest quality and can ensure the use of some of the finest studios creating this way the best possible sounding score.
Musical production and composition can also include electronic music only or hybrid (orchestral with electronic elements.)
Awards & Nominations
The World Soundtrack Awards 2020 - People's Choice Awards - The Great Alaskan Race - Shortlist Nominee
Amsterdam International Filmmaker Festival 2018 - Best Original Score - Katherine of Alexandria - Director's Cut - Nominee
British Horror Film Festival 2017 - Best Music - In Extremis - Winner
Sydney Independent Film Festival 2017 - Best Music Score - Nephilim - Winner
American Horror Film Festival 2017 - Best Music - Nominee
London Ealing Film Festival 2015 - Best Music - Centurion Resurrection - Winner
LA Webfest 2013 - Outstanding Composer Category- We Are Angels - Winner
Jerry Goldsmith Awards 2012 - Denouement -Nominee
Jerry Goldsmith Awards 2012 - Double Shortlist
Jerry Goldsmith Awards 2011 - The Rocket Boy - Nominee