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Isobel Waller-Bridge is an award-winning composer known for her scores for film, television and theatre, alongside her work in electronic and contemporary classical music. She works in a wide range of genres, extending across large-scale orchestral music, electronic sound design, experimental music and song writing.
Among the films for which she has composed are Munich: The Edge of War (Netflix), The Phantom of the Open (BBC Films), I Came By (Netflix), and BAFTA and Oscar-winning short The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and the Horse (Bad Robot/NoneMore Productions). For television, her work includes music for Fleabag (BBC/Amazon), Black Mirror (Netflix), the Roar (Apple), and critically acclaimed docu-series The Way Down (HBO).
Alongside her commission Temperatures for the Philharmonia, she has also collaborated with fashion houses Alexander McQueen and Simone Rocha, and with principal ballerina at the Royal Opera House, Francesca Hayward. For theatre, Isobel has worked with Florian Zeller in The Son and The Forest.
Waller-Bridge has received a number of awards including Best Composer at Underwire Film Festival and Best Sound Designer at the Off West End Theatre Awards. More recently, she was nominated for the Discovery of the Year Award at the World Soundtrack Awards. In February 2022, Isobel featured as Composer Magazine's digital cover story.