London Short Film Festival 2015

The Man Who Walked On The Moon (dir : Jenny Lu), a short film I recently wrote the score for, is showing Tuesday 13 Jan at Hackney Picturehouse as part of the London Short Film Festival.

The Man Who Walked On The Moon Poster

Shots Awards 2014

Shots Awards 2014

Last night the Times/Sunday Times short film “Bringing The World To Britain” that I scored a few months back won in the “Branded Content Of The Year” category at the Shots Awards 2014.

Shots Awards 2014 winners :…

And the film itself is here :

John Pickup / Matt Baker recording at La Buissonne Studios

Pictures from last week’s duo recording at La Buissonne Studios, Avignon :

Sunday Times Unquiet Film

The latest entry in the Sunday Times Unquiet film series is now online at, with a score composed by me.


“A-Train” Live at Jimmy Glass Jazz Bar, Valencia

One tune from my solo piano gig on Thursday at Jimmy Glass Jazz Bar.

Labor Day Trailer

The new trailer for Labor Day (Kate Winslet / Josh Brolin) opens with one of my tracks, “Heroes Return”.

John Pickup / Matt Baker Duo @ Jimmy Glass Jazz Bar

Next Friday I’ll be playing a duo gig, with Matt Baker on bass, at Jimmy Glass Jazz Bar, Valencia.


Walker Art Cat Video Festival draws 10,000

So it turns out Walker Arts Center’s Internet Cat Video Festival was a massive hit, with a fairly amazing 10,000 people turning up to the screening.

Walker Art Center Internet Cat video film Festival

Happily pictures from the event include one with my video on screen :

Walker Art Internet Cat Film FestivalWalker Art Internet Cat Film Festival

The Cat Video Festival is now set for further screenings at other locations, starting with a show at UMASS Boston on October 23rd.

More on this story : New York Times, Catster, Walker Art Center

Walker Art Center Internet Cat Video Film Festival

My youtube video Dramatic Cat (plus orchestral score) is being screened on August 30th as part of Walker Art Center’s Internet Cat Video Film Festival.

This event has received quite a lot of coverage, including reports from Guardian, BBC, LA Times, Wired, Huffington Post, Movieline, Mashable and all sorts of other people.