University of Hertfordshire

Mr Steven Coltart

Steven Coltart

Mr Steven Coltart

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University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
United Kingdom


Steven Coltart is a professional composer and sound designer across games, films, television, and advertising.  External industry projects include scoring the soundtrack for 'Planet of The Apes: Last Frontier'.  Developed at Ealing Studios, and executive produced by Andy Serkis, the cinematic adventure game released on Playstation, XBOX, and PC.  “Creating something new whilst staying loyal to a franchise’s roots is easier said than done… It has found its way to being one of the most important scores that I’ve come across”.  Read the full review here


2020/21 has seen Steven composing original video game soundtracks for ‘SAI‘ by Studio Mutiny, and ‘Just Breathe’ by Engine House VFX Studio.  As well as being commissioned to compose 'Fragile Planet' for London, Soho-based Felt Music.  Steven's music is also being used as the music soundtrack across the Emporio Armani Spring/ Summer 2020 and Fall/ Winter Campaigns, with an overall futuristic and cinematic take.  'Lifeline' and 'Sorrowful' albums released summer 2021, soon to be heard across advertising and television. 


Previous Production Music albums, ‘Asgard’ (VIKING), ‘Pinnacle’ (EPIC, INSPIRING), and ‘Guardians’ (BEAUTIFUL, HAUNTING) all saw 2019 releases.  Albums ‘Breathe’, ‘Aerial’ (NATURE), ‘The Beautiful Game’ (SPORT),  ‘In Slow E-Motion’ (REFLECTIVE) and ‘Transcendent’ (TRAILER) are all available via the Warner/ Chappell Production Music Library in America, in addition to Adrenalin PML in Australia.  2019 TV syncs included ‘The Launch’ used as the music to announce the MasterChef Italia 2019 Winner on Sky Uno, and ‘The Beautiful Game’ album coverage across BBC News Sportsday.  Previous high profile syncs include ‘The Prophecy’ being part of Univisions Latin GRAMMY® Total Access Awards show, which had 8 million viewers.  Film score project ‘Downward’ released on Amazon Prime 2018, and ‘Ascendance’ 2019.  Previous Audio Lead (sound design and music) projects include ‘Into Light’, which featured on the front page of the App Store under “Best New Games”, Rule The World (PC), Star Smashers (PC), and The Artifact (PC).  Additional Composer projects include ‘Outer Empires’ the first MMO game of its kind created for iOS, MMORPG ‘The Repopulation’ and feature-length Horror film ‘American Beast’, distributed in America by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.  ‘Outer Empires’ went on to sell over 200,000 copies, boasting the largest ever network of players on a mobile device at that time.


A full, and detailed list of Stevens' external industry work can be viewed via his personal website  

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