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ACM was pleased to welcome audio producer, artist, composer and sound engineer Chris Smith to the Guildford campus to deliver a guest lecture to ACM Creative Sound Design students.

About Chris Smith
Coming from a background which combined pop music with teaching, Chris founded Final Touch Productions in 1988, and subsequently established himself as one of the UK’s leading producers of media music. As well as being instrumental in developing the careers of many talented composers, his own work as a composer spans songwriting, TV and radio commercials to scores for stage and television.

Chris is also actively engaged with the administrative and political issues facing the music industry. He sits on the boards of PCAM and BASCA and works actively within Europe on the board of FFACE, the Federation of Film and Audio-visual Composers of Europe. In February 2009, Chris was elected to the board of the MCPS.

As Artist
Wake Up Tomorrow (KPM) – (Co-written with Alex Gray & Robert White)

TV Drama & Series
As Producer: American Power, Big Lies of the 20th Century, The Chamnpagne Years, Equinox, Hypotheticals, Saudi INternational News, Survival.

As Composer: Charles Dicken’s England, Eye To Eye, The Fashion Programme, Giving Evidence, MBC Breakfast, Rock’n’Rom, Telegraph Action Sports.

Arrangements & Orchestrations for Theatre
Hysteria, The Beauty Queen of Leenane.

Sound Branding
CIC Video, Deutsche Telekom, Expedia, MTV.

As Producer: Access, Goldfish, Black & Decker, Martini, Clerical & Medical, Nurofen, Cellnet, Royal Mail, Esso, Singapore Airlines, Eurostar, Tango.

As Composer: Air Wick, Hoover, Becks, Hyandai, Buweiser, Ocean Spray, Durex, Oli of Olay, Expedia, Tropicana, Harpic, Winston.

ACM would like to thank Chris Smith for visiting ACM and wish him well for his forthcoming projects and look forward to welcoming him back to ACM again soon.

For more information about Chris Smith visit the Barbershop website or follow them on Twitter and Facebook.