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Nicholas Britell

Best known as a Composer based on credits in that role in 7 films, with $232,273,468 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #209)
Best-known technical roles: The Big Short (Composer), Moonlight (Composer), Free State of Jones (Composer), Whiplash (Co-Producer), A Tale of Love and Darkness (Composer)
Most productive collaborators: Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, Adam McKay, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling

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Career Summary

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In Technical RolesComposer7$121,184,206$111,089,262$232,273,468

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2016 - Awards Season - And the Oscar Goes to... La La Land Moonlight!

February 26th, 2017


It’s Oscar night and we were live blogging the show. Read on the the highlights of what turned out to be a crazy night. More...

2016 - Awards Season: Oscars - Nominations - Final Look

February 26th, 2017

La La Land

It’s Oscar night and we will be live blogging the show. Before that, let’s take a last look at the nominations with a few annotations. Nominees in italics are those that have received the most votes from our readers so far in our Oscar contest (which is open to new entries until noon, Pacific, today—enter now!). Bold films are those films I think will win. Meanwhile, those that are Underlined are those I want to win. Not all categories have underlined nominees, because not all categories have someone I’m cheering for, or because there are two nominees I couldn’t pick between. More...

2016 Awards Season: Oscar Nominations

January 24th, 2017

La La Land

The Oscar nominations were announced starting at 5:18 am Pacific time. Nothing is good that early in the morning. Worse still, it’s a boring year for nominations with very few surprises worth talking about, especially in the biggest categories. Leading the way was La La Land with 14 nominations, tying the record. More...

2016 - Awards Season: Golden Globes - Nominations

December 12th, 2016

La La Land

The Golden Globes nominations were announced and we are starting to see a few names pop up over and over again. La La Land led the way with seven nominations, but Moonlight was right behind with six and Manchester by the Sea earned five. You will be hearing those three names over and over and over again this Awards Season. More...

All Technical Credits

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12/14/2018 Backseat Composer $0 $0 $0
10/21/2016 Moonlight Composer $27,854,931 $37,475,627 $65,330,558
8/19/2016 A Tale of Love and Darkness Composer $572,212 $86,636 $658,848
6/24/2016 Free State of Jones Composer $20,810,036 $2,341,881 $23,151,917
12/11/2015 The Big Short Composer $70,259,870 $62,902,882 $133,162,752
10/10/2014 Whiplash Co-Producer $13,092,006 $20,382,328 $33,474,334
3/22/2013 Gimme the Loot Composer $99,070 $145,263 $244,333
10/16/2009 New York, I Love You Composer $1,588,087 $8,136,973 $9,725,060
Movies: 8Totals:$134,276,212$131,471,590$265,747,802