IAIN COOKE is a freelance music supervisor for TV & film. He supervised Asif Kapadia’s Oscar and BAFTA winning feature documentary AMY about the life and untimely death of Amy Winehouse, Collide starring Anthony Hopkins, Ben Kingsley and Nicholas Hoult, Desert Dancer starring Freida Pinto, Debbie Tucker Green’s Second Coming with Idris Elba for Film4 and Oasis: Supersonic about the Gallagher brother’s rise to fame from unsigned band to their monumental Knebworth gigs.
His TV credits include BAFTA winning drama The Fades, dark thrillers Good Cop, Luther, What Remains and The Driver, plus Waterloo Road and popular period drama Call the Midwife. Iain also supervised Sky Atlantic’s first original British drama Hit & Miss starring Chloë Sevigny as a pre-op transexual hitman for which he won both the UK & International 2013 Music&Sound awards for best use of existing music in a TV programme. Iain was named as TV Music Supervisor of the Year at both the 2014 & 2016 Music Week Sync Awards.
Recent credits include 6 part thriller RELLIK for HBO / BBC written by Harry & Jack Williams and directed by Sam Miller; The Night Manager for BBC1 starring Tom Hiddlestone, Hugh Laurie & Olivia Colman; Series one & two of Mike Bartlett’s Doctor Foster for Drama Republic; Cucumber and Banana, the Russell T. Davies penned dramas exploring the passions and pitfalls of 21st century gay life; Spotless, a dark drama for Canal+ about a forensic crime cleaner who gets drawn into the underbelly of criminal London; Guy Hibbert’s One Child directed by John Alexander for BBC / Sundance; 10 part thriller The Five created by Harlan Coben for Red Productions; and period drama The Halcyon, set in a luxurious five star London hotel during the second World War.
Iain also recently supervised Wanderlust, a 6 part drama for BBC & Netflix starring Toni Collette and written by Nick Payne; Informer, a 6 part thriller for Neal St Productions, directed by Jonny Campbell; a new 4 part animated adaptation of Watership Down for Netflix voiced by James McAvoy, Gemma Arterton, Nicholas Hoult & Ben Kingsley; Hanna, a TV adaptation of the 2011 film for Amazon, written by David Farr and Asif Kapadia’s Maradona, a documentary feature on Diego Maradona.