Tom Foskett-Barnes is a London-based composer and musical director working across film and theatre.
Film credits include the Academy Award-nominated Black Sheep (dir. Ed Perkins, 2017) and Four Quartets (dir. Marco Alessi, 2017, Berlin International Film Festival, Special Mention from the Crystal Bear Jury) and toni_with_an_i (dir. Marco Alessi, BBC4).
For stage, Tom has composed and served as musical director for Anna Bella Eema (Arcola Theatre, Offie-nominated for Best Sound Design, BWW-Award nominated for Best Musical Direction), Pufferfish (VAULT Festival), Treasure Island (Arts Ed), Twelfth Night and Othello (Leicester Square Theatre), All’s Well That Ends Well and The Two Gentleman of Verona (Changeling Theatre).
In 2016 Tom was Sound and Music Composer in Residence with ROLI as part of the Embedded_Innovate Scheme and in 2017 Tom was selected as part of the Old Vic 12 in 2017, during which he composed music for One Voice (dir. Annabel Bolton) and was Musical Supervisor for The Greatest Wealth (dir. Adrian Lester) both staged at the Old Vic.
In 2019 Tom completed Living with the Light On: Switchboard since the 70s, an audio documentary about the LGBT+ charity Switchboard. The work was commissioned by the Institute of Contemporary Art as part of the NEW CREATIVES programme and will be broadcast on the BBC.
Tom trained at the Royal College of Music as a Soirée d'Or Scholar generously supported by a Clifton Parker Award and was also the recipient of a BAFTA UK Scholarship. Tom is a participant in the 2019 BFI NETWORK x BAFTA Crew programme.