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Composer Ros Gilman Wins Audience Award For 'Best Music' At The British Animation Film Festival 2017, For Animated Film 'Johanne'

Portrait Photo Credit: © by Ina Zabel
Spotlight On Future Composer Talent - Ros Gilman

Success for Ros Gilman at the BAFF 2017, held at the Leicester Square's Empire Cinema. Award nominated UK composer Ros Gilman, has been recognised at the British Animation Film Festival 2017, winning the 'Audience Award' for Best Music, for his work on the critically acclaimed animated short 'Johanne'.

The annual awards festival is a highlight of the industry calendar, bringing together and celebrating the very best in animated films, student animations, world and independent animated productions. The event is an incredible opportunity to see some of the brightest up and coming animators in the world, along with the work they are producing.

This year's festival was held at the world renowned Empire Cinema, in the heart of London's Leicester Square. Ros Gilman and the animated short 'Johanne' fought off fierce competition with several hundred submissions being shortlisted to a final 43, across a range of award categories.

Ros Gilman commented: “I'm absolutely thrilled to find the work we've done on 'Johanne' has been recognised by the industry - and more importantly, by the audiences. The soundtrack for 'Johanne' is the final result of invested time and dedication - I'm proud to have played a part in putting the film together.”

'Johanne' has already caught industry attention having been nominated for a variety of awards at a range of international film festivals, including having won Best Animation at the 'Feel The Reel International Film Festival' in addition to being nominated for Animation of the month at 'The Monthly Film Festival', Official Selection of the 'Future Film Festival', 'Cartoons on the Bay', 'Athens Animfest' and the prestigious 'Seoul International Cartoon Animation Festival'.

For further information about Ros Gilman, his previous work and awards, please visit the official website at or alternatively at the social media links shown with this release.

Portrait Photo Credit: © by Ina Zabel
About Ros Gilman:

Now an award-winning composer and multi-nominated songwriter, Ros began his musical journey at just five years old, as a student of the renown Gnessin Music School. A successful career as a violinist followed, which saw him perform across three continents, making multiple appearances on national TV and radio. Later, he was made second leader of the internationally esteemed European Philharmonic Orchestra.

An alumni of the famous University of Music in Vienna and the prestigious Royal College of Music in London, Ros holds a Bachelor's Degree in Classical Composition, a Master's Degree in Composition for Screen and a Diploma in Music Business. Ros has recently been chosen to be part of the BAFTA Crew program for emerging film talent and has received a nomination earlier this year at the 'SongDoor International Songwriting Competition'.

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