Paul Mottram

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Paul Mottram is a Composer, Arranger and Orchestrator of music for film and television, and also currently writes production music for Audio Network.[1][2]

Commissioned music credits include Bank Of Dave, Kirstie's Handmade Britain (Channel 4), Vic Reeves Rogues Gallery (Discovery, BBC Three) and People Like Us (BBC Two). His music has also featured on numerous productions including the films Bad Santa, The Bee Movie and trailer for Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine and Amazon's Generation Wealth[3] and television programmes such as The Apprentice, Panorama, Horizon, Newsnight, QI, Doctor Who, Who Do You Think You Are?, The Crown, The Restaurant, The Gadget Show, Coast, Hollyoaks, Travel Man, Downtown Abbey and television commercials for companies such as Barclays, JVC, Pizza Hut, Rover, Renault, Hitachi.[4] His music also features prominently on a large number of popular youtube channels such as BuzzFeed [5][6][7] and it's affiliated channels, SortedFood,[8][9] INSIDER and it's affiliated channels,[10][11] The Economist,[12][13] and BBC Three.[14]

After classically training as a violist, pianist and composer at Royal College of Music, Cambridge University and Guildhall School of Music and Drama,[4] he was heavily involved in the restoration and re-recording of William Walton and Malcolm Arnold’s "lost" film scores of the 1940s and 1950s.[4] He also worked as an orchestrator on films such as Shirley Temple, Chaplain and Rain Man, before specialising in composing.[4]

He is one of the founding shareholders in Audio Network PLC where he acts as a music consultant.[1]

Some of his most successful pieces of music include 'Sideways Like a Crab',[15][16]


  1. ^ a b "Paul Mottram - Production Music Library - Audio Network - Original Music and Sound Effects Catalogue". Audio Network. Retrieved 2013-01-18.
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  3. ^ Amazon Studios (2018-04-04), Generation Wealth - Official Trailer | Amazon Studios, retrieved 2019-03-17
  4. ^ a b c d "About | Paul Mottram". Paul Mottram - Composer. Retrieved 2018-05-05.
  5. ^ BuzzFeedVideo (2017-05-18), Exes Get Handcuffed For 24 Hours, retrieved 2019-03-17
  6. ^ Ladylike (2017-11-04), We Tried The Ariana Stool Sitting Challenge, retrieved 2019-03-17
  7. ^ Tasty (2018-08-05), Giant Raindrop Cake: Behind Tasty, retrieved 2019-03-17
  8. ^ SORTEDfood (2018-08-15), Chefs Vs Normals Taste Testing Pretentious Ingredients, retrieved 2019-03-17
  9. ^ SORTEDfood (2018-10-21), "Budget Recipe" Relay Challenge | Pass It On Ep.5, retrieved 2019-03-17
  10. ^ FOOD INSIDER (2017-12-14), Cover Your Dessert With Chocolate On Tap, retrieved 2019-03-17
  11. ^ INSIDER (2019-02-12), 10 Ways To Have The Most Romantic Weekend In Paris, retrieved 2019-03-17
  12. ^ The Economist (2018-12-27), What will be the biggest stories of 2019? | Part One | The Economist, retrieved 2019-03-17
  13. ^ The Economist (2015-12-14), Which trends will affect our lives in the future | The Economist, retrieved 2019-03-17
  14. ^ BBC Three (2019-02-21), Things Not To Say To Someone With An Eating Disorder, retrieved 2019-03-17
  15. ^ Walker, Nick (2016-05-22). "'Sideways Like a Crab': the sound of everything". Nick Walker. Retrieved 2017-12-31.
  16. ^ "Sideways Like a Crab - Production Music". Audio Network. Retrieved 2017-12-31.

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