Nicholas Britell Biography, Age, Wife, Moonlight and Oscar

 Nicholas Britell Biography

Nicholas Britell is an American composer, pianist, and film producer based in New York City. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Score and Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score for the film Moonlight (2016).

Nicholas Britell Age

Nicholas was born in 1980 in New York City, USA.

Nicholas Britell Education

Britell was raised in a Jewish family,  in New York City. He graduated from the college preparatory school, Hopkins School, in 1999.  Britell is a graduate of the Juilliard School’s Pre-College Division and a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Harvard University in 2003.

At school, he was a member of the instrumental hip-hop group, The Witness Protection Program, where he played keyboards and synthesizers.  Britell is part of an emerging generation of composers and artists who draw from an eclectic range of influences. His work is inspired by Rachmaninoff, Gershwin, Philip Glass, and Zbigniew Preisner as well as by producers Quincy Jones and Dr. Dre.

Nicholas Britell Wife

He is married to cellist Caitlin Sullivan.

Nicholas Britell Moonlight

Also in 2016, Britell wrote the original score for the critically acclaimed, Oscar-winning film Moonlight, directed by Barry Jenkins and starring Mahershala Ali, Ashton Sanders, Trevante Rhodes, André Holland, and Naomie Harris, among others.  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.

The New York Times’ A.O. Scott, who called the film “…about as beautiful a movie as you are ever likely to see”,  praised Britell’s score as “…both surprising and perfect.”   Britell’s original score was described as “… an enthralling collection of music that will linger in your mind and in your heart in much the same way as the film.”,and named one of the Ten Best Music Moments of 2016 by Brooklyn Magazine.

The film’s soundtrack album, named one of the top 25 Soundtrack Albums of 2016 on iTunes, was produced by Britell and released by Lakeshore Records, including a special vinyl collectors’ edition. Britell’s “Middle of the World”, from the soundtrack album, was named one of the top 25 Soundtrack Songs of 2016 on iTunes.

Britell scored Director Adam Leon’s film Tramps in 2016, with Netflix acquiring worldwide distribution rights to the film at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.

Nicholas Britell Oscar

2019 If Beale Street Could Talk — Pending, Best Original Score – 91st Academy Awards

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Nicholas Britell Net Worth

Britell’s net worth is under review.

Nicholas Britell The Big Short

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

Nicholas Britell Awards

  • 2017 Moonlight — Winner, Outstanding Score – Black Reel Awards
  • .2017 Moonlight — Nominee, Best Use of Music in a Film at the Chlotrudis Awards
  • 2017 Moonlight — Nominee, Best Score at the Florida Film Critics Circle Awards
  • .2017 Moonlight — Nominee, Best Score at the Central Ohio Film Critics Association
  • .2017 Moonlight — Nominee, Best Score at the 2017 Critic’s Choice Awards
  • 2017 Moonlight — Nominee, Best Original Score at the Houston Film Critics Society Awards
  • 2017 Moonlight — Nominee, Best Original Score at the Georgia Film Critics Association
  • 2017 Moonlight — Nominee, Best Original Score at the Denver Film Critics Society
  • 2017 Moonlight — Nominee, Best Original Score at the Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
  • 2017 Moonlight — Nominee, Best Original Score – Motion Picture at the 2017 Golden Globe Awards
  • 2017 Moonlight — Nominee, Best Original Score – 89th Academy Awards
  • 2017 Moonlight — Nominee, Best Music, Original Score at the Seattle Film Critics Awards
  • 2017 Moonlight — 3rd Place IFC Award, Best Original Score at the Iowa Film Critics Awards
  • 2016 The Big Short — Nominee, Discovery of the Year at the
  • 2016 World Soundtrack Awards
  • 2016 Moonlight — Winner, Best Original Score – Feature Film at the 2016 Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA)
  • 2016 Moonlight — Nominee, Best Score at the St. Louis Film Critics Association, US
  • 2016 Moonlight — Nominee, Best Score at the Phoenix Critics Circle
  • 2016 Moonlight — Nominee, Best Score at the Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards
  • 2016 Moonlight — Nominee, Best Original Score for a Drama Film at the International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA)
  • 2016 Moonlight — Nominee, Best Original Score at the San Francisco Film Critics Circle
  • 2016 Moonlight — Nominee, Best Original Score at the 2016 Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards
  • 2016 Moonlight — 3rd Place ICP Award, Best Original Score or Soundtrack at the Indiewire Critics’ Poll
  • 2013 Whiplash – Jury Award for Best US Fiction Short at the Sundance Film Festival
  • 2013 ASCAP/Doddle Award for Collaborative Achievement
  • 2012 The ASCAP Foundation Henry Mancini Music Fellowshi

Nicholas Britell Songs | Nicholas Britell Music

  • The Middle of the World
  • Little’s Theme
  • End Credits Suite
  • Eden
  • Chef’s Special
  • Agape
  • You Don’t Even Know
  • Metrorail Closing
  • Succession
  • Eros
  • Taking Daniel Home
  • Don’t Look at Me
  • The Children of Our Age8
  • No Two Words
  • Encomium
  • Nicholas BritellSongs
  • The Middle of the World
  • Little’s Theme
  • End Credits Suite
  • Eden
  • Chef’s Special
  • Agape
  • You Don’t Even Know
  • Metrorail Closing
  • Succession
  • Eros
  • Taking Daniel Home
  • Don’t Look at Me
  • The Children of Our Age
  • No Two Words
  • Encomium
  • Atlanta Ain’t but so Big
  • John Madison Knight
  • Vice – Main Title Piano Suite
  • Perfect Charity
  • Battle of Corinth
  • I’m Crying
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Mama Gets to Puerto Rico
  • Baileys Nutcracker

Nicholas Britell Instagram

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