British composer Matt Nicholson scores commercials, film, and television from his studios in Cape Town and London.

Matt records with the English Session Orchestra and The South African Film Orchestra, at studios in the UK and SA including Milestones, Sound and Motion, and Abbey Road.

His publishers in UK and North America include Universal PPM, Audio Network, Riptide, Elias, Evolution Music Partners, Felt Music Publishing, Red Moth, and Premiumbeat.

Matt studied composition at Bristol with Geoff Poole, and also with leading wildlife composer Martin Kiszko.

Matt’s recent TV credits include Simon Schama’s ‘Face of Britain’ on BBC2, C4’s ‘Married At First Sight’, plus numerous placements on Sky Sports.

His music with Suki Finn featured in the documentary ‘Drowned City’ which won Best Documentary at the London Independent Film Festival.

Matt recently scored a Wildlife TV series for the Discovery Channel, Smithsonian, ARTE France, and Animal Planet, called ‘Africa’s Trees of Life’.

Matt frequently collaborates with renowned composer Andrew Skeet, is proudly represented by Giles Stanley Management.

Matt is a visiting lecturer in composition at SAE, Cape Town.


Matt’s Publishers

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Felt Music

60 tracks and counting with Soho's top production music company.
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Major US publisher for film, trailers, TV, and advertising.

Universal Publishing

Matt writes high - end production music on Universal's 'Atmosphere' label. Check out his recent release 'Cinematic Reflections'. More to come in 2015.
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Red Moth Music

London - based film music company for library and custom scoring,
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Audio Network

Global publisher for picture. Matt is recording an album with Andrew Skeet and the English Session Orchestra at Abbey Rd later this year.
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Major film and trailer publisher based in Los Angeles.
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