Gavin Brivik

FILM COMPOSER

News and Press


september 2018: two short films I scored were selected for vimeo staff picks. Links to both videos below.


july 2018: cam was bought by netflix and will be available for streaming later this year. click the picture to read the entire variety article. 


 Click to read the full article

Click to read the full article

july 2018: cam, the blumhouse feature i scored, premiered at fantasia international film festival. Linked is the indie wire review. 


june 2018: my nephew emmett wins the 2018 student bafta award for best live-action short film.

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May 2018: I am excited to announce that my first feature film score for Daniel Goldhabor and Isa Mazzei's CAM, produced by Blumhouse Pictures (Get Out, Whiplash, Insidious, The Purge) was accepted into Fantasia Film Festival and will premiere in Montreal in July. The film stars the handmaid Tale's madeline brewer and patch darragh

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april 2018: I am proud to have worked on two great films in tribeca film festival. Charm city, directed by marilyn ness and the proposal, directed by jill magid. I wrote additional music for both films and was the orchestrator for composer t. griffin.

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April 2018: I Scored this amazing ad for MasterCard gold card featuring ian walsh, directed by jackson tisi and grayson whitehurst, and produced by prom creative. 

 Patti Kilroy (violin) and Mariel Roberts (cello) recording the score at Dolan Studios for the MasterCard Gold Card commercial.

Patti Kilroy (violin) and Mariel Roberts (cello) recording the score at Dolan Studios for the MasterCard Gold Card commercial.

 Mariel Roberts (cello)

Mariel Roberts (cello)


march 2018: the My nephew emmett team at the 90th academy awards

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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: i Wrote music for two episodes of the netflix 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.


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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

 

gavinbrivik@gmail.com