BAFTA-nominated, Belfast-born composer Sheridan Tongue is best-known for working on award-winning series and documentaries from the BBC, ITV and The Discovery Channel that have reached a global audience.
He is a producer, songwriter, composer, performer and has released albums under his artist moniker IN-IS.
Having started his career working in London recording studios with icons such as Robert Plant and Blur, Sheridan was presented with a gold record for his work on the album ‘Prodigal Sista’ by Beverly Knight. He segued into film and television composition and worked on SPOOKS for the BBC, which secured him a BAFTA nomination for Best Original Music. He is currently working on his next IN-IS album due for release in 2018.Full Biography
Every year roughly 18,000 artists, bands and songwriters apply to play a showcase at SXSW. The organisers whittle it down to about 1800, and then allocate a venue and time slots for each act.
Arriving at the Austin Convention centre in downtown Austin (the main hub of SXSW) for the first time is actually a pretty daunting experience.
I’ve been invited by Peter Bradbury Head of Music for Sky Television to speak on a panel at SXSW in Austin Texas about songwriters and artists being commissioned to compose for television and film.