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Catherine Hillier is a British composer, multi-instrumentalist and orchestrator for Film and Television based in Warwickshire. 

Catherine's musical style is versatile, sensitive and bespoke to the needs of each project, ranging from strong melodic and thematic writing, to ambient, electronic soundscapes and atmospheric underscoring with the aim of capturing the essence of a characters' emotional journey.


Having written scores for multiple short films across a variety of genres such as fiction, animation and documentary - including BAFTA Winning short Fiction Jellyfish & Lobster, award winning Animated Musical Homemaker and short Science and Natural History Documentary Painted Blue, Catherine has also orchestrated and recorded her scores at Air Studios Lyndhurst, London

Since graduating from her BA in Music (Hons) at Falmouth University in 2018, Catherine has studied under BAFTA and BFI Award-winning composer John Keane at The National Film and Television School, (alumni including Dario Marianelli, Segun Akinola, Natalie Holt and Jon Opstad), graduating with an MA in Composing for Film and Television in early 2023.


As an assistant, Catherine has recently worked alongside composer Segun Akinola (Dr Who Series 11-13, Girl You Know It's True, 9/11: Inside the President's War Room) on the BBC Agatha Christie Adaptation Murder Is Easy, and prior to this, for professional Violinist and Founder of Soho Strings, Sophie Ryan. 


Alongside her score writing, Catherine also writes production music in a wide variety of styles for several library companies. 

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