Nicholas Britell

Nicholas Britell (born October 17, 1980) is an American composer, pianist, and film producer based in New York City.wikipedia
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Moonlight (2016 film)

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He has scored both of Barry Jenkins' studio films, Moonlight (2016) and If Beale Street Could Talk (2018), both of which have been nominated for Best Original Score at the Academy Awards.
The score of Moonlight was composed by Nicholas Britell.

If Beale Street Could Talk (film)

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He has scored both of Barry Jenkins' studio films, Moonlight (2016) and If Beale Street Could Talk (2018), both of which have been nominated for Best Original Score at the Academy Awards.
In March 2018, Nicholas Britell was announced as the composer of the film's score.

Succession (TV series)

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The HBO original series Succession (2018–present) marked Britell's entry into television, scoring every episode of the first season, earning him the Hollywood Music in Media Award for Best Original Score - TV Show/Limited Series and recently the Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music.
On November 17, 2017, it was reported that Nicholas Britell would serve as the series' composer.

Hopkins School

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He graduated from the college preparatory school, Hopkins School, in 1999.

The Seventh Fire

In 2015, Britell scored The Seventh Fire, a documentary directed by Jack Pettibone Riccobono and presented by Terrence Malick, which debuted to critical acclaim at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Composer Nicholas Britell began work on the score early in production.

Tim Fain

In 2011, Britell performed on piano with violin virtuoso Tim Fain in "Portals."
Frequently collaborating with composer/pianist Nicholas Britell, Fain performed and co-arranged the onscreen music in 12 Years A Slave, and is featured on the soundtrack album: "Music from and Inspired by 12 Years a Slave".

Academy Award for Best Original Score

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He has scored both of Barry Jenkins' studio films, Moonlight (2016) and If Beale Street Could Talk (2018), both of which have been nominated for Best Original Score at the Academy Awards. Britell's score received a 2017 Academy Award for Best Original Score nomination and it was nominated for a 2017 Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score in the Motion Picture category.

12 Years a Slave (film)

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Britell's music featured prominently in director Steve McQueen's Oscar-winning film 12 Years a Slave, for which he composed and arranged the on-camera music including the spiritual songs, work songs, featured violin performances, and dances.
The musical score to 12 Years a Slave was composed by Hans Zimmer, with original on-screen violin music written and arranged by Nicholas Britell and performed by Tim Fain.

The Big Short (film)

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He has also worked with Adam McKay, scoring his two most recent films, The Big Short (2015) and Vice (2018).

Vice (2018 film)

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He has also worked with Adam McKay, scoring his two most recent films, The Big Short (2015) and Vice (2018).

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music

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The HBO original series Succession (2018–present) marked Britell's entry into television, scoring every episode of the first season, earning him the Hollywood Music in Media Award for Best Original Score - TV Show/Limited Series and recently the Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music.

New York, I Love You

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He collaborated again with Portman, writing music for the film New York, I Love You.

Gimme the Loot (film)

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As a film composer, Britell created the music for the movie Gimme the Loot directed by Adam Leon.

A Tale of Love and Darkness (film)

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Britell scored Natalie Portman's directorial debut feature film A Tale of Love and Darkness, which screened at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.

Liberation (Christina Aguilera album)

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He composed the title song from Christina Aguilera's eighth studio album Liberation (2018).

Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score

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Britell's score received a 2017 Academy Award for Best Original Score nomination and it was nominated for a 2017 Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score in the Motion Picture category.

Battle of the Sexes (2017 film)

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Britell scored Fox Searchlight's tennis biopic Battle of the Sexes, directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, and released in 2017.

Barry Jenkins

He has scored both of Barry Jenkins' studio films, Moonlight (2016) and If Beale Street Could Talk (2018), both of which have been nominated for Best Original Score at the Academy Awards.

Adam McKay

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He has also worked with Adam McKay, scoring his two most recent films, The Big Short (2015) and Vice (2018).

HBO

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The HBO original series Succession (2018–present) marked Britell's entry into television, scoring every episode of the first season, earning him the Hollywood Music in Media Award for Best Original Score - TV Show/Limited Series and recently the Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music.

Hollywood Music in Media Awards

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The HBO original series Succession (2018–present) marked Britell's entry into television, scoring every episode of the first season, earning him the Hollywood Music in Media Award for Best Original Score - TV Show/Limited Series and recently the Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music.

American Jews

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Britell was raised in a Jewish family, in New York City.