Scott Hazell is a British composer, session guitarist and sound designer, based in Bristol UK, who specialises in creating and producing music, sound design and foley for film and professional media. His credits include broadcasted work on UKTV; original scores for animation and independent film; plus music for documentary, trailers, and theatre.
After gaining a BA(Hons) 1st degree in Music Composition for Film and Media at Northbrook College in 2011, Scott has since collaborated with a growing list of talented film makers, including global advertising agency M&C Saatchi, through whom Scott has written and produced music for a range of clients including Natwest, Currys & PC World, Amazon, The Department for Work and Pensions and Royal Mail.
Scott's notable work includes original music for Jonathan Blagrove's feature length documentary, 'The Final Reel', narrated by the late John Hurt, as well as the original score for the Royal Television Society award winning short film, 'Breakdown'. He most recently worked as an assistant composer on the factual series, 'Undiscovered Worlds - with Steve Backshall', for the BBC.
He has also gained regular work as an assistant musical sound design editor and session guitarist alongside renowned composers, Simon Ashdown and Will Slater, having worked behind the scenes on BBC's 'Wild Tales from Le Village' and Ex-Machina director Alex Garland's blockbuster 'Annihilation' (Paramount). This experience has seen Scott transition into the world of sound design and foley, receiving an award nomination at the Swindon Independent Film Festival, for this work on the short film, 'The Odd', directed by Roberto Vivancos.
In addition, Scott holds a grade 8 in electric guitar, boasting a prolific record as a performer at a number of world class venues including St Georges Hall, Bristol Old Vic and the Colston Hall.
A fan of forward and innovative thinking, Scott draws inspiration from an eclectic range of sounds, styles and other creative arts to compose, which combined with his education and experience has helped him develop a versatile approach to writing & recording music.