Carl Woodcroft



Latest project:


20 original works to accompany images of iconic British brutalist buildings, photographed by Jo Underhill

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Carl Woodcroft works from his home studio at the renowned former Denham Film Studios which closed in 1980. Carl set up Denham Screen Sound in 2023, an independent soundtrack creation house through which his compositions will provide the creative industries with music made in Denham once again.

He studied music for the moving image and composition as part of his music degree at Royal Holloway, University of London, and has also completed a composing for film & television short course at the National Film and Television School (NFTS). Carl is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, London, where he trained as a tuba player. He has performed with orchestras including the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and the London Symphony Orchestra at venues ranging from Glastonbury Festival to Sydney Opera House, working under conductors including Sir Simon Rattle, Yannick Nezet-Seguin and Sir Antonio Pappano.

Carl has played on recordings for the recent A24 feature films Beau is Afraid, The Zone of Interest and also for the TV series Interview with the Vampire for Sony Music/AMC. He has also been filmed for scenes in The Crown Season 5 (Elstree), Military Wives (Pinewood), The Ipcress File series (ITV on Location) and Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (LH2/Leavesden Studios). Carl has recorded for television programmes including the BBC FOUR documentary Tones, Drones and Arpeggios and has recored at Air, Rak, Metropolis and Abbey Road Studios for projects including Bastille reorchestrated for Amazon Originals.  

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