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d e c • Chris is composing music for TheWIFTS (The Women's International Film & Television Showcase), a prestigious Los Angeles awards ceremony celebrating the achievements of women in the film & television industry. The inaugural event is held from 4th - 7th View the Not In Our Name documentary trailer 


n o v Welcome to the new look christopherbarnett.com website. The Phil Maxwell/Hazuan Hashim documentary Not In Our Name was premiered on November 19th at the Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Rd, Stepney, London. It is a film about artists and their expression of anti-war feeling through their particular art form. Contributors include former MP Tony Benn; Tarek Salhany; composers, Chris Barnett and Deirdre Gribbin, dancers, Mavin Khoo and Seeta Patel; artist/writer, Rachel Lichtenstein; artists, Leon Kuhn and Alice Sielle; artists/sculptors, Bob & Roberta Smith; and filmmakers, Rainbow Collective; (Hannan Majid/Richard York) and Alessandro Tinonga. The film is screening at the Genesis Cinema for 7 days from Friday 21st November.


o c t Scoring the documentary, Shanghai Bound, for Shatterproof Productions.


a u g Soundtrack completed for Fat Cats & Rats by documentary film-maker Bjorn Solarin. Shooting Jill selected for the Strasbourg Film Festival 2008 in France, September 12-21. Chris has completed the score for Kjo Jete (This Life) for Albanian writer/director Astrit Hykaj.


j u l Shooting Jill selected for the Indie Fest USA 2008, August 8-15.


j u n Shooting Jill Movie website now up. Listen to the score on last.fm. Chris interviewed for The Business Of Film magazine by Elspeth Tavares, (editor in chief), to be published at the AFM US, 5th-12th November.


m a y Stag Night Of The Dead website/trailer music, featuring Jo Sear, now up on the movie website. Music completed for London Eye River Cruise film and logo ident for Bigplus Productions. Chris has just completed a fourth London Eye promo film by Joel Byron of Bigplus Productions.


a p rMusic completed for second London Eye film by film-maker Joel Byron of Bigplus Productions.


j a n • Chris, interviewed by Phil Maxwell/Hazuan Hashim for a documentary about artists and war called Not In Our Name. His piano piece Lebanon: Larmes Pour Bayrout (Tears for Beirut) will be featured. Writing music for the London Eye New Year fireworks display.