Chris Letcher, Issue Editor

Chris Letcher is a film composer and songwriter and a senior lecturer in music at Wits University. His music for film and television has been widely screened around the world, most recently winning an award for Best Score for the forthcoming drama Sink. Other recent film music scoring projects include a score for Ntshavheni Wa Luruli’s Elelwani, Zee Ntuli’s Hard to Get, and the BBC’s The Challenger starring William Hurt. As a songwriter he has toured widely including performances at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, NXNW in Toronto, and tours of Europe and the US. He has a Doctorate in Music Composition from the Royal College of Music and an MMus in composition from Trinity College of Music. His research interests include an interest in issues of representation in film music, and in collaborative production processes in composing music for screen.