Michael Connell



Michael Connell has worked as a music editor in feature films since 1984 with many composers, on some of the biggest International films.  He has been nominated by the MPSE several times for his work, and won two Golden Reels, Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit and The Butcher Boy.

Michael is a member of World Soundtrack Academy.

Recent Work


Michael has just finished working on The Salt Path, directed by Marianne Elliott in her feature directorial debut, starring Gillian Anderson and Jason Issacs.  A couple lose their home and later discover the husband has been diagnosed with a terminal illness as they embark on a year long coastal trek of some 630 miles. It’s based on the memoir of the same name by Raynor Winn.

He’s recently worked on Netflix’s The Union, starring Halle Berry, Mark Wahlberg and J K Simmons. 

And prior to that Wonka starring Timothée Chalamet for which he was nominated for a Golden Reel Award*. 

And as Composer on Mi Maestra se comio a mi amigo directed by Jose Sierra.

*Michael was a Nominee for the 2024 Golden Reel Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music Editing – Feature Motion Picture on Wonka

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Mi Maestra se comio a mi amigo

Tomás, an 11-year-old boy living in his own fantasy world, must use his vast monster knowledge to fight against his new English teacher: a wicked woman who is, in fact, a child-eating monster.
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With dreams of opening a shop in a city renowned for its chocolate, a young and poor Willy Wonka discovers that the industry is run by a cartel of greedy chocolatiers.
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Look Both Ways

On the eve of her college graduation, Natalie’s life played by Lili Reinhart, diverges into parallel realities.

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An adaptation of the Tony and Olivier award-winning musical, Matilda tells the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a sharp mind and a vivid imagination, dares to take a stand to change her story with miraculous results.

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Sing 2

A sequel to the 2016 film Sing, which Michael worked one, due for release December 2021.

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Tom & Jerry

Adaption of the classic Hanna-Barbera property, which reveals how Tom and Jerry first meet and form their rivalry.