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 Alaskan Great Race’ by Director/Producer Brian Presley, also starring Henry Thomas (E.T., Legends of the Fall) and Treat Williams, amongst others. He also composed music for the films 'The Orphan Train' (Brian Presley, Matt McCoy & Brad Leyland), 'DEUS' with David O'Hara (The Departed, Harry Potter) & Claudia Black (Farscape), Katherine of Alexandria (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.
2019 saw the release of the Motion Picture 'In Extremis' (Steve Stone - Director), the creation of several compositions for trailers & short films, and John's new original score for the motion picture 'The Orphan Train' by Writer/Director Brian Presley (Music Performed by Members of The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra').
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