Featured as one of ASCAP's (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) Film Composers to Watch, winner of the World Sound Track Award for Best Composition by a Young International Composer with a performance of his work by The Brussels Philharmonic, the recipient of the ASCAP Jimmy Van Heuson Film Composer Award, and honored with the prestigious Alan Menken Film Scoring Award, Gavin Brivik is a composer based out of New York City.
Some of Gavin's recent work includes; scoring the 90th Academy Award nominated Live-Action Short film, and Student Academy Award Gold Metal winning film "My Nephew Emmett," directed by Kevin Wilson Jr., writing additional music for the film "This is Home," which is screened in the 2018 Sundance World Cinema Documentary Competition, writing music for the SHOWTIME Series "Active Shooter," co-writing music for an episode of the Netflix series "Dirty Money," and orchestration for the Netflix original documentary "One Of Us," which premiered at Toronto International Film Festival and is currently streaming on Netflix.
Gavin also freelances for multiple advertising production houses including Elias, Found Objects Music, RockBox TV and SCORE A SCORE. He has written music for Nike, Adidas, Lysol, Crown Royal, Bing Search Engine, Sprint, AT&T, Version Fios, Citi Bank, The Minnesota Vikings, UNICEF's documentary series Jamaican Stories, and won NYU’s Promotional Music Contest with his winning score recorded in Smecky Studios by the Prague Orchestra.
Gavin currently assists Brooklyn based film composer T. Griffin and has assisted him on documentaries premiering in Tribeca Film Festival, Sundance, New York Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival. He was a recent participant in the 2017 ASCAP/Columbia Film Scoring Workshop.