Iain Cooke

Music Supervisor


Iain is an award winning and Emmy nominated Music Supervisor for film and TV. He has supervised over 30 feature films including Asif Kapadia’s Oscar and BAFTA winning feature documentary AMY about the life and untimely death of Amy Winehouse as well as Asif’s documentary feature on Diego Maradona; Eran Creevy’s Collide starring Anthony Hopkins & Ben Kingsley; Dester Dancer starring Freida Pinto; Debbie Tucker Green’s Second Coming (Film4); Funny Cow starring Maxine Peake; Made in Italy starring Liam Neeson; and Oasis: Supersonic about the Gallagher brother’s rise to fame from unsigned band to their monumental Knebworth gigs. Iain has recently music supervised Cat Person for StudioCanal starring Emilia Jones & Nicholas Braun and Squaring the Circle (The Story of Hipgnosis) about the iconic album art design studio and creating some of the most recognizable album covers of all time. He is currently working with StudioCanal on the upcoming feature Back to Black following Amy Winehouse's iconic life and career.


Recent TV credits include Wham!, the popular Netflix film with Nick Angel, The English created by Hugo Blick for BBC/Amazon Studios, 8-part thriller Surface for Apple TV+/Hello Sunshine starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw; Everything I Know About Love for BBC, based on Dolly Alderton’s memoir; Russell T. Davies’ 1980s set drama It’s a Sin about a group of friends during theHIV/AIDS crisis in the United Kingdom; and 1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything, a six part documentary series for Apple TV+ featuring the music of The Rolling Stones, Marvin Gaye, Sly & the Family Stone, Carole King, Aretha Franklin and many more. 

Iain also supervised all three series of the TV adaptation of Hanna (NBCUniversal/Amazon); Gangs of London (Sky Atlantic & AMC); Informer (BBC/Amazon); John le Carré’s multi-EMMY nominated mini-series The Night Manager, series 3 & 4 of Golden Globe & EMMY nominated Luther, BAFTA winning drama The Fades; Sky Atlantic’s first original British drama Hit & Miss for which he won both the UK & International 2013 Music & Sound awards for best use of existing music in a TV programme; Cucumber and Banana, the Russell T. Davies’ penned TV dramas exploring the passions and pitfalls of 21st century gay life and Wanderlust (BBC/Netflix).

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