Rori Coleman is a composer, arranger, producer and songwriter. He writes music for Film, Television, Theatre, Animation and Advertising. He studied music at the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin. Amongst others he has produced music for Bono & Stevie Wonder and arranged music for Spider-Man The Musical on Broadway. Recent work includes, scoring animation feature film 'Conni - Secret of Mau the Cat' (No.1 at the German Box Office July 2020), co-writing with Kevin Godley (10CC, Godley & Creme) for his 'Muscle Memory' Album. He contributed programmed brass to 'Red Hill Mining Town' from 'Songs of Surrender' the U2 album released March 2023. He is currently scoring 'Cat & Keet' animation series (2023) for Telegael Ireland and the Toonz Media Group. He is also co-writing and producing with Edgar Loop and Performing For Presidents (PFP), two songwriting and production teams.



Conni - Secret of Mau the Cat

Youngfilms 2020

Director: Ansgar Niebuhr

Written by: Nana A. Meyer, Jens Urban, Liane Scheidner

Produced by: Youngfilms, Senator Film, Traumhaus Studios and Telegael

My Mother's Shoes

Director: Mike Hayes

Produced by: Alice productions


Director: Jake McKone

Writer: Jake McKone

Hudson Link

Director: Gregory Kennedy

Produced by: Innerfilm

Nowhere Fast 2017

Director: Simon Gibney (Horrible Histories Winner - International Emmy 2017/Bull for UKTV)

Written by: Simon Mulholland, Alison Spittle, Cian McGarrigle

Produced by: Paul Donovan, Ailish McElmeel, Ailish Bracken

Starring: Alison Spittle, Clare Monnelly, Genevieve Hulme Beaman

The Suffering Kind

Director: Kevin Liddy

Writer: Kevin Liddy

Produced by: Eye Hatch Films and Igloo Films

Cinematography by: Declan Quinn (Rachel Getting Married, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Leaving Las Vegas)

Starring: Keith Leonard, Reagan Bongiorno, Vahe Katros, Edward and Joe James

Winner of The Spirit of IndieCork Award at the IndieCork Film Festival October 2014

Coming Home

Director: Viko Nikci

Produced by: Welcome Home Pictures in association with Samson Films and the Irish Film Board

Starring: Angel Cordero

Winner of the Best Irish Feature Documentary and Best Human Rights Documentary in association with Amnesty International at the 25th Galway Film Fleadh 2013

Rough Cut

Director: Laura Way

Speed Trap

Director: Jake McKone

Starring: Jonathon Hawtrey Clark, Paul Courtney, Jenny Dixon

Patsy Dick

Director: Kevin de la Isla O'Neill 

Produced by: 925 Productions

Starring: Clodagh Downing

Winner of the special prize at the Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival 2013

Keys to the City

Directors: Christopher Brennan, Mel Cannon, Laura Way

Written by: James Fair, Conor Horgan, Conor McDermottroe

Produced by: Peter Bodie, James Fair, Alan Fitzpatrick, Trisha Flood

Starring Rory Keenan, Natalia Kostrzewa, Karl Argue, Conor Mullen, Una Kavanagh, Ronan Wilmot, David Murray, Art Kearns, Ger Ryan

Jonny Boy

Director: Laura Way

Starring: Jon Polito (The Big Lebowski, Barton Fink), Ronan Wilmot, Irene Wright


Director: Laura Way

Starring: Alan Corcoran, Kathleen Tierney, Irene Wright

A winner at the New York Independent Film and Video Festival 2009 and The Slamdance Film Festival

Strange Days are these

Director: Jake McKone

(Music co-scored with Dawn Kenny)

Short Order

Director Anthony Byrne

Produced by: Igloo Films

Starring: Emma de Caunes, John Hurt, Vanessa Redgrave, Jack Dee and Rade Serbedzija

Additional music by Rori Coleman

Imigh le Sruth

Documentary TG4

Global Nomad China

Documentary TG4 & RTE

Produced by: Wonderland Ltd.

Additional music by Rori Coleman

Global Nomad Middle East

Documentary TG4 & RTE

Additional music by Rori Coleman

Nasc Greenland

Documentary TG4

Produced by: Create One

An Decay

Directed by: Traolach O'Buachalla

Produced by: Mint Productions 

Manchán Tenerife TG4

Documentary TG4

Produced by: Create One

Manchan USA

Documentary TG4

Produced by: Create One


U2 Songs Of Surrender

Rori contributed programmed brass to 'Red Hill Mining Town' from 'Songs of Surrender' the new U2 record. The record was released on 17th March 2023 on Island Records and Interscope Records.


Tolü Makay's debut EP August 2020 - co-written and produced by performing For presidents (PFP) including the singles 'Don't let go' and 'You are enough'.

'Cut to the Cat'

Co-written with Kevin Godley (Godley & Creme and 10cc) for his 'Muscle Memory' Album 2020

Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark

Director: Julie Taymor

Music by: Bono & The Edge

Additional arrangements and vocal arrangements - Rori Coleman

'The Death by Fire of Giordano Bruno'

An opera by Roger Doyle

Engineer for vocal and percussion recordings

'Should have been gone' 

Written by: Preacher's Son from their 'Love, Life and Limb' Album 

String arrangement by Rori Coleman

'Love's in need of love today'

Written by Stevie Wonder, performed by Bono and Stevie Wonder for the Feature Documentary Film 'Darfur Now' 2008 

Rori Coleman - co-producer and guitarist

'I am the Blues'

Written by Bono and Simon Carmody from Johnny Hallyday's 2008 Album 'Le Coeur d'un Homme'

Rori Coleman - Recording engineer


The debut album by classical guitarist Michael O'Toole

Rori Coleman - co-producer and recording engineer

'Adolf Gebler, Clarinettist'

Written by Roger Doyle from his 'Cool Steel Army' Album

Rori Coleman - co-producer, engineer and Vienna Orchestral Instruments programming


Bord na Móna

Naturally Driven - Video and radio commercial 2016/2017

Agency Chemistry

Fáilte Ireland 'Ireland's Ancient East'

Fáilte Ireland campaign April 2015

Agency In the Company of Huskies


NIC+ZOE Spring campaign 2015

Slim Pasta

Eat Water - Advertising campaign

Produced by: Pinnacle productions

Lufthansa Airlines

Corporate video - 2000

Independent News and Media Group

Corporate video - 2000

European Environment Agency

Corporate video - 2000