Gavin Brivik

FILM COMPOSER AND MUSIC PRODUCER

news and press


january 2018: my nephew emmett, a short film i scored, was nominated for best live-action short film in the 90th academy awards!

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The incredibly talented "My Nephew Emmett," team photographed after the Oscar nomination announcement!! 

The incredibly talented "My Nephew Emmett," team photographed after the Oscar nomination announcement!! 

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Click for a link to the video (second video on the page)

Click for a link to the video (second video on the page)

SUPER BOWL LII: The music I wrote for the minnesota vikings fan experience will be screened at the U.s. Bank stadium during the super bowl lii. The video will projected on the outside of the stadium, and played in the theatrical installation for fans to see! 


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January 2018: Wrote music for two episodes of netflix's original series "Dirty Money." 


Click to read the full review by Susan Omand. 

Click to read the full review by Susan Omand. 

"Talking of atmospheric, the music composition and execution, riffing on gospel and slavery blues, was utterly brilliant and sent shivers down my spine."

 

-SUsan omand's review of the film "My nephew emmett," for the 90th academy award final shortlist.


Click for a link to the Hollywood Reporter Article

Click for a link to the Hollywood Reporter Article

December 2018: Kevin Wilson Jr.'s Film "My Nephew Emmett" is one of ten finalist for the 2018 Oscar's Live Action Shorts Category.


From left to right: Gavin Brivik, Noah Kellman, Jason Schoenfeld

From left to right: Gavin Brivik, Noah Kellman, Jason Schoenfeld

December 2017: Recipient of the ASCAP (American Songwriters, Composers and Publishers) Jimmy Van Heuson Award. The award is given to an emerging professional film composer.


Click for a link to the album

Click for a link to the album

November 2017: The Score for "Zenith," a film by Ellie Foumbi, is released on Spotify and other streaming services. The score was recorded for the ASCAP/Columbia Film Scoring Workshop. 


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October 2017: Kevin Wilson Jr.'s Film "My Nephew Emmett," wins The Student Academy Award Gold AWARD 


October 2017: Winner of the 2017 World Soundtrack Awards "Best Young International Composer" Award with a performance by The Brussels Philharmonic conducted by Dirk Brosse

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October 2017: Kevin Wilson Jr.'s Short Film "My Nephew Emmett," was accepted into the New York Film Festival


Named one of ASCAP's (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) Film Composer's To Watch on their "Composer Spotlight" 

Click for a link to the spotlight page

Click for a link to the spotlight page