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Jo Paterson

Jo is a professional composer for Film, TV & Games.  She has scored award-nominated films which have been shown at Locarno, SICAF Animation Festival, EIFF, SXSW, Copenhagen Docs, Tribeca among many others.

Jo is currently scoring a documentary ‘Jelly Brain’, fiction film called ‘Good Thanks, You?’ in collaboration with award winning DOP and director Molly Manning Walker and produced by Michael Fassbender’s production company DMC Film.

Her most recent work in animation, Hair was broadcast on BBC Four in partnership with BFI Animation. The documentary, To Catch A Cat Killer was broadcast with Channel 4 and Vice. She has continued to work on a large variety of projects – Short Films to feature film, Feline – which won the ‘ 2018 Panalux Cinematography Award’ and debuted at Cambridge Film Festival.

The award winning Virtual Reality documentary, Notes To My Father premiered at Sundance Film Festival in partnership with Oculus and Facebook.

Jo has lived for her music; skilled in both piano and violin, she went on to study a Masters at the prestigious National Film & Television School and has been selected as 2020 BAFTA Crew/BFI member.

Jo received a nomination for Best Composer at Underwire Film Festival 2018.