Marli Wren is a talented composer and multi-instrumentalist for the film, television and gaming industry and is part of BAFTA Connect 2022-23. He has worked on projects with numerous influential composers including: Ilan Eshkeri, Steve McLaughlin, Atli Orvarsson, Nick Laird-Clowes, Gordy Haab, Matthew Herbert, Ash’s Tim Wheeler and Kasabian’s Sergio Pizzorno. Outside of scoring, Marli also produces artists, including Demira Jansen's latest album "Iggy". The album is currently being being released with singles available on Spotify.
For six years Marli worked closely with Ilan Eshkeri and Steve McLaughlin, contributing to arrangements, playing multiple instruments and mixing on a range of titles, including; PS4s “Ghost of Tsushima” - nominated for a BAFTA in Music, Sky Atlantic’s “Riviera”, EA’s “Sims 4”, David Attenborough’s “Perfect Planet” and Ralph Fiennes’ “The White Crow”.
Marli's most recent project has been scoring "The Curse 2", the sequel to Channel 4's hit comedy Drama "The Curse". He's also composed on a number of projects for composer Ilan Eshkeri including "Ghost of Tsushima", "Perfect Planet" and "Riviera".
Marli is an accomplished pianist and bass guitarist, who regularly performs with a variety of talented musicians. He toured across Europe with MOBO nominee Julia Biel, highlighted by supporting Bob Dylan; and he played throughout the UK with Parliamentary Jazz Instrumentalist of the year Arun Ghosh. Most recently, Marli played Moog Synthesiser for “Space Station Earth” at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall. The 3-screen live performance film is a collaboration between Ilan Eshkeri, Tim Peake and the European Space Agency.
Marli joined up with jazz guitarist Sacha Spence to form a new Jazz/Hip hop-influenced instrumental duo called Quills. They are currently recording an album featuring a number of talented upcoming artists such as: Siamaki, Afiya, Demira Jansen and Lysia Richmond.