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ABOUT

Bristol Recording  James Waymont

James is a UK-based composer for media and drummer, as well as a sound editor/mixer, orchestrator, arranger and producer.

 

He has experience composing music for documentaries, short independent films, games, theme music and adverts. In addition to his own individual work, he also co-founded Undercurrent Music Productions in 2020 with fellow composer Jessie van den Boorn, a co-composing venture creating music together for use in various media productions.

James' music can be heard on programmes broadcast by Netflix, BBC1, BBC2, ITVChannel 4, Channel 5, Disney+ and Discovery, as well as at multiple global film festivals. His production music is published by a variety of production music libraries, including ALIBI Music, No Sheet Music and All Sorts of Music.

James Waymont Home Studio

EDUCATION

James completed his MA in Composition of Music for Film and Television at the University of Bristol in 2017, receiving a distinction after being tutored by esteemed film and TV composers William Goodchild, Martin Kiszko and Richard Blackford. He also graduated from the University of Manchester (2012-15) with a First Class degree in Music, where he studied electroacoustic and instrumental composition, film composition, sound design and solo performance.

Additionally, James completed the London Academy of Music Production programme in Mixing and Mastering for Audio in March 2022.

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