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Born in England, UK

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Deborah Mollison is a unique composer and songwriter who is perhaps best known for her score to East is East which was one of the most commercially successful independent British movies ever produced in the UK.

Deborah 's great diversity of style is born of a love of the adventure of writing music. Her impressive speed of composition and ability to be original within any given musical genre is matched by her skills of orchestration, arranging and conducting . Deborah began composing at the age of seven when it was discovered that she was gifted with an acute sense of perfect pitch. At the age of 13 she was accepted to study composition, pianoforte and flute at the Royal Academy of Music, where she won the Else Cross prize for Pianoforte. She then went on to study film scoring at the University of California and Los Angeles. Following this, Deborah gained her doctorate at Middlesex University where she specialized in researching cognitive thought patterning in musical composition. Deborah has a body of classical work, which includes commissions from the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Britten Sinfonia. In May 2007 Deborah was awarded an ARAM from the Royal Academy of music for her outstanding contribution to music.

Deborah has scored for film and television on both sides of the Atlantic including the US feature, The Boys of Sunset Ridge, the Carlton drama series The Thing About Vince with Timothy Spall and No Tears featuring Brenda Fricker which won the award for Best Mini-Series at the Monte-Carlo Television Festival in 2002. As well as an impressive list of short films, Deborah has worked extensively for the BBC and Channel 4 on documentary series including Wild Weather, Better Designs and Secrets of the Ancients. More recently Deborah has revisited her comedy writing to complete two series of Uncle Max and the action comedy, A Spring in her Step.

As a songwriter whilst signed to Rondor Music in the late nineties, Deborah worked with an impressive list of writers including Nick Kershaw, Rick Astley, Marti Pellow, Sam Brown, Chris Difford, Brian Kennedy, Kim Appleby and Tony Swain. Subsequently, Deborah has written songs for a few of her TV shows including Uncle Max series one.

Deborah has also composed music for a variety of adverts including Virgin, Levis, Signal and Vodafone.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Vortex Music

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