Marli Wren is a talented composer and multi-instrumentalist for the film, television and gaming industry and is part of BAFTA Crew 2020-21. 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 track “New Voodoo”. The track is currently being played on the radio across Europe.
For six years Marli has 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 commission is scoring BBC New Creatives latest Virtual Reality Project “Dichotomy”, an inside perspective into living with different forms of OCD portrayed using Oculus’ VR, due to be released early 2021. Marli is also working with BAFTA Winner James DeFrond, and has recently composed the score for Amazon Audible’s non-TX Pilot “The Invasion Of Todmorden”.
Marli is an accomplished pianist and bass guitarist, who regularly performs with a variety of talented musicians. He recently toured across Europe with MOBO nominee Julia Biel, highlighted by supporting Bob Dylan. He played throughout the UK with Parliamentary Jazz Instrumentalist of the year Arun Ghosh, and in addition, Marli played Moog Synthesiser for “Space Station Earth”, a collaboration between Ilan Eshkeri, Tim Peake and the European Space Agency.
2020 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, Theo Ogundipe and Lysia Richmond.