Alex Burnett is a composer/sound designer for games, film & TV and a member of BAFTA Crew Games. He is also skilled in arranging/orchestration, audio editing and mixing. He has a Masters in Composition for Film and Television from the University of Bristol, as well as a Bachelor of Music from Royal Holloway, University of London.
Alex began writing music and designing soundscapes for theatre (including his critically acclaimed scores for theatre company Encompass' What It Feels Like and Stasis) and has since moved on to working on game, film & TV soundtracks. Alex has nearly 10 years experience writing soundtracks for media, including on a number of high-profile projects. He is currently working with AAA game studio Frontier Developments (Planet Zoo, Planet Coaster, Jurassic World Evolution 1/2) writing the music for one of their upcoming new titles. Alex also worked as composer/sound designer on narrative adventure game The Wanderer: Frankenstein's Creature (Switch, PC, iOS/Android and coming to PS4/PS5 soon), a co-production of European TV network ARTE and French games studio La Belle Games, for which his work was nominated in the category of 'Best Soundtrack' at the Ping Awards 2020. His other game audio work includes sci-fi puzzle-platformer 'The Mimic' (PC), educational children's app 'Bean&Gone: PlayPatch' (Mobile) and Midnight Mood Studio's neo-noir co-op detective game Antioch: Scarlet Bay (iOS/Android).
Alex scored the BBC Earth award-winning ZSL wildlife film 'Giants on the Edge' and received a nomination for Best Original Score for his work on medieval fantasy series '9Realms' at international film festival Los Angeles CineFest. He also has experience working as music arranger/director on a number of TV shows including Channel 4's BAFTA award-winning The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan, The Last Leg and All Star Happy Hour where he collaborated with artists including Bastille, Shaggy, UB40 and TLC. Other notable film/TV clients include Panasonic UK and Channel 4. He has also written numerous production music tracks over the years which have been featured in everything from TV documentaries to adverts (most recently his music was featured on an HMRC radio ad).
Alex is currently working on several high profile projects including writing the music for a new AAA game based on a major licensed IP being developed by Frontier Developments who recently released a new addition to their award-winning Jurassic World Evolution series of games based on the popular film franchise.
Recent credits include: Frontier Untitled Project (All Platforms), The Wanderer: Frankenstein's Creature (Nintendo Switch, PC/Mac, iOS/Android)