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 started working on Plus/Minus, directed by Wanuri Kahiu, written by April Prosser and starring Luke Wilson and Lili Reinhart for Netflix.

He recently finished Matilda, the adaption of the Tony and Olivier award-winning musical.  Directed by Matthew Warchus, starring Andrea Riseborough, Emma Thompson and Stephen Graham.  Music by Tim Minchin.

And prior to that, Sing 2, the sequel to Sing, which stars Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, Nick Kroll, Taron Egerton and Tori Kelly, reprising their roles from the first film.  Directed by Garth Jennings and Christophe Lourdelet. Music by Joby Talbot.

Michael worked on Warner Bros’ animated film, Tom & Jerry, starring Chloë Grace MoretzKen JeongMichael Peña, directed by Tim Story.  Music by Christopher Lennertz.

Sing 2 Poster


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.

Sing 2 Poster

Sing 2

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

Tom & Jerry Poster

Tom & Jerry

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

four kids and it

Four Kids and It

A group of kids on holiday in Cornwall meet a magical creature on the beach with the power to grant wishes.

The Secret Garden poster

THE secret garden

A girl discovers a magical garden hidden at her uncle’s house.


Post World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German who previously owned the house.