Si Begg (Simon George Begg)
Si Begg, the producers' producer, has more than two decades' experience working in the music industry. Widely respected for his genre-defying rule breaking, his forward-thinking creativity and his pioneering technical skill, he has carved a reputation for himself as both artist and DJ, and has numerous TV, film and ad credits to his name. He has also collaborated on a number of cutting-edge design projects, and has won several awards for his work. Read more... is known for his prolific output and intelligent musicianship. He has released acclaimed albums on Novamute, Ninja Tune and Tresor amongst others, alongside his own highly-regarded Noodles label - re-mixing high-profile artists along the way. His track We Are Not A Rock Band was Single Of The Week on Radio One's breakfast show, championed by Mark and Lard. As well as Djing, he has toured live sets on the international circuit at clubs and festivals ranging from Liquid Room in Tokyo, Tresor in Berlin, Chinese Laundry in Sydney and Fabric in London to the Berlin Love Parade, Metamorphose Mount Fuji, Roskilde, Latitude and Sonar. In 2012 he wrote the score for his first feature film, UFO, (featuring Jean-Claude Van Damme) for which he also produced the sound design. Since then he has completed work on two further films, both set for release in 2014. Forthcoming suspense thriller AB Negative has earned him a sound design credit, while he has composed both score and sound design for the brilliantly leftfield short Bad Day At The Office (Badday Film). He is currently working on the soundtrack for Brit-gangster flick Hackney's Finest. In recent years his credits have included composition and sound design for TV, advertising, and branding campaigns across global networks. Among the lauded projects he has soundtracked are re-brands for CBS' crime, drama and reality strands in the US and worldwide, Ford's C-MAX and S-MAX international ad campaigns, ESPN's i-dent re-brand, E4's i-dent re-brand, and campaigns for Landrover, Bentley, Nike, Footlocker, Adidas, House Of Holland, Kenzo, Vodafone and Ginger Grouse Ginger Beer. He has composed title sequences for The Reef (Sky 3-D), Dealers (Discovery), and Dancing on Wheels (BBC3), and his audio has featured in programmes across a wide variety of channels. Working in conjunction with major music firms such as Universal Music and Boosey & Hawkes, he has composed a plethora of cross-genre library music, which has seen his work distributed widely. Artistic ventures have included collaborations with leading design agencies to produce installations at London's South Bank and Battersea Power Station. In addition, he has put together two cutting-edge electronic sample libraries, both of which received rave reviews.