MA Music for the Moving Image graduates of 2022, Amy Young and Matt Oldrieve, undertook experience within the sound team. BA (Hons) Filmmaking graduates of 2023, Omar Abufares, Ben Molloy and Jake Peniket, were also involved in the production as well as BA (Hons) Music Production graduate of 2023 Douglas North.\n\nThe UK series is a prequel to the 2000 crime thriller film of the same name that starred Ray Winstone and Ben Kingsley. The series will trace the relationship between friends and thieves Gal Dove (James McArdle) and Don Logan (Emun Elliott) who together become involved in Londons criminal world during the 1990s.\n\nFilm Buddy work with Leeds School of Arts to provide current students and graduates with career support and employment opportunities across the Film, TV and Creative Media industries. Students have access to bespoke one-to-one mentoring, workshops, portfolio development, work placements and creative collaborations.\n\nMatt Oldrieve, 2022 graduate on MA Music for the Moving Image graduate, said: The best thing about this placement was getting to see it all happen from the set floor and how each department works together. What's more, the firsthand experience allowed me to make an informed choice regarding whether to pursue the role further. The team I met on this production referred me into my first paid job, and I attribute this placement to the subsequent network that has grown from it.\n\nWorking on Sexy Beast was a great experience, and Im excited to see it on screen and looking out for the locations and the scenes we shot.\n\nDr Aris Lanaridis, Lead Tutor on MA Music for the Moving Image, said: "I was thrilled to be informed that MA Music for the Moving Image alumni are now credited on Sexy Beast Paramount+ January release.\n\nI can't possibly express how happy I am that the students have gained such valuable experience by working with Paramount and how excited I am for this release. Huge congratulations to them."\n\nLeeds School of Arts is a key educator of artists and creatives who go on to enrich and transform all sectors of arts and culture with their limitless ambition and innovation. Their talented students are actively making a difference across art, design, fashion, music, theatre, film, architecture, and creative technologies. The expert support of their academics, who are renowned regionally, nationally, and globally, allows their expertise and individuality to shine on a prominent stage.\n\nSexy Beast premiered on Paramount+ on Friday 26 January.