IAIN COOKE is an award winning and EMMY nominated 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.
Iain’s TV credits include BAFTA winning drama The Fades, The Night Manager, dark thrillers Good Cop, Doctor Foster, Luther, What Remains, RELLIK 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 and won Best Music Supervision for a Documentary at the 2017 Guild of Music Supervisors awards.
Recent credits include It’s A Sin, a 5 part drama written by Russell T. Davies about love and friendship in the 1980s during the rise of AIDS virus; Gareth Evans’s Gangs of London (Sky Atlantic / HBO); series one & two of Alex Rider (TV series based on the spy novels by Anthony Horowitz); Made in Italy, written & directed by James D’Arcy; Wanderlust, a 6 part drama for Netflix starring Toni Collette and written by Nick Payne; Informer, a 6 part thriller for Neal St Productions and Amazon, 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; Cucumber and Banana, the Russell T. Davies penned dramas exploring the passions and pitfalls of 21st century gay life; Series one, two & three of Hanna, a TV adaptation of the 2011 film for Amazon, written by David Farr and Asif Kapadia’s Maradona, the documentary feature on Diego Maradona.
Forthcoming projects include 1971, an 8 part documentary series directed by Asif Kapadia and produced by James Gay-Rees for Apple TV exploring the incredible music of 1971 against the social and political back-drop.