Currently composing music for a BBC Horizon film

My Amazing Twin (Working Title) Adam and Neil Pearson are 31-year-old identical twins. But they share more than just a birthday; they both have Neurofibromatosis, a rare and unpredictable genetic disease which is threatening to destroy their lives. Adam is on the cusp of a successful film and television career, but tumours on his face caused by the disease are growing out of control and he could lose his sight. For years, his brother Neil thought he had escaped symptoms,Read more

Sound Design Work Features In SXSW Film Premiere- ‘Johnny Frank Garrett’s Last Word’

Simon Rumley’s The Last Word, now officially called ‘Johnny Frank Garrett’s Last Word’ premieres at SXSW Festival Austin, Texas on Sunday 13th March. The film is produced by horror veteran Frank Mancuso Jnr (Friday 13th, Ronin, Species, Stigmata). Sound Design by Vincent Watts The sound design in this film is particularly significant playing a primary role in the cinematic experience.  Elements of the soundtrack are frequently treated in an unconventional manner playing with the psychology of the audience.  Moments of audiovisualRead more

Original score written for ITV Rugby World Cup Documentary (ITV4, 8pm, 27th December)

LEGACY: The 2015 Rugby World Cup ITV4 from 8:00pm to 9:00pm, 27th December Original score by Vincent Watts The story of the recent Rugby World Cup, told though the eyes of a number of different characters, all with important roles to play during the tournament. The film includes contribution from some familiar faces such as Eddie Jones, Jonny Wilkinson, Sean Fitzpatrick, Joel Stransky, Michael Lynagh, Bryan Habana, Anthony Watson and referee Nigel Owens, and some not so familiar such asRead more

‘How To Change The World’ nominated for Best Documentary BIFA award

The documentary film How To Change The World that features my music and sound design work has been nominated in the ‘Best Documentary’ category at the 2015 British Independent Film Awards. Met Film Productions, directed by Jerry Rothwell. Met Film Productions are also doing a theatrical run of HTCTW in NYC and LA to qualify the film for the Oscars – it opened last Friday.  They are also trying to widen the audience in the lead up to the Paris Climate Conference and have launchedRead more

‘The Fear Of 13’ in competition at this years BFI London International Film Festival

The Fear Of 13, Director David Sington, Sound Design & Mix Vincent Watts, UK distribution Dogwoof. In this film the sound design I created has an extremely important role and is at the forefront of the audio-visual experience.   As the main protagonist tells his story directly to camera the sound world, whilst avoiding being too literal, sonically illustrates the narrative.  With the use of drones and more abstract sound treatments the soundscapes that emerge are often metaphorical and emotive- more akin to a ‘music concrete’ scoreRead more

Working with Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard on their film contribution to the Barbican project ‘Station to Station: A 30 Day Happening’

For 30 days this summer, Doug Aitken’s project Station to Station: A 30 Day Happening, takes over the Barbican Centre with more than 100 free events over 30 days, with special ticketed events every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. This ‘living exhibition’, brings together a fusion of leading international and UK-based artists from the world of contemporary art, music, dance, graphic design and film in a jam-packed programme. For Station-to-Station, Forsyth and Pollard make a new work inspired by John Milton’s ParadiseRead more