Award-winning British Film, TV and Video Game composer Stephen Baysted is well known for his versatility and for his emotionally charged and expressively powerful music. Stephen’s acclaimed music scores have been enjoyed by viewers and players worldwide in a succession of award-winning Films, TV programmes and computer games.
For television, Stephen has composed three seasons of Blink Film’s epic documentary series Ancient Mysteries for Channel 5, Smithsonian and SBS Australia; Blink Film’s three-part natural history series Volatile Earth (NOVA) for Channel 4 and WGBH Boston; King Tut’s Treasures for Channel 5; and a six-part series for BBC2 with two-Michelin-star chef in Tom Kerridge: Lose Weight for Good.
Recent game scores include the number one bestselling racing titles: Project Cars and Project Cars 2; Electronic Arts: Need for Speed Shift 2: Unleashed; Atari’s Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends; and Robert Kirkman’s: The Walking Dead: Assault.
Stephen’s recent scores for film include I, Claude Monet, Renoir: Revered and Reviled, The Impressionists; the cult surrealist psychological drama Strange Factories; and Tim Pope’s Brandy and Pep.
Stephen’s work has been nominated for three prestigious Jerry Goldsmith Awards for best score, two Motion Picture Sound Editors ‘Golden Reel’ Awards for best audio in a game, a Golden Joystick Award for best audio and music in a game, and two Game Audio Network Guild Awards for best audio in a game.