Award – winning British composer Matt Nicholson scores commercials, film, and television from his studios in Lisbon.
Matt is a busy writer for for the top music supervisors and publishers on both sides of the Atlantic.
Recent advertising credits include commercials for Ford, FIFA, Verizon, L’Oreal, Renault, Nokia, Mazda, Visa, and Dove, plus trailers for ‘The Crown’ on Netflix and ‘Green Book’. Matt also co-wrote the new audio branding for American Airlines.
In television, Matt has worked on dozens of shows and series, including Channel 4’s ‘7 Year Switch’, ‘Married at first Sight’ and BBC2’s ‘The Pilgrimage’.
Matt has recorded with the top orchestras in London and the US, and has hundreds of published works including albums for Universal, Position, Ninja Tune, Cavendish, Felt, Riptide, Elias, and Audio Network.
In 2018 Matt won the Music and Sound Award for best production music in advertising. Matt was also nominated for a Production Music Award in 2016.
Classically trained in the UK from an early age, Matt’s unusual versatility saw him performing opera at ENO, winning chamber music competitions on piano, playing drums at Glastonbury, and French Horn in Symphony orchestras.
He later engineered in commercial studios in London and SA, worked as a FOH engineer for Chaka Khan and Ludacris, and built the first mastering studio in East Africa.
Matt is proudly represented by Giles Stanley.
You can hear a recent track of Matt‘s in the trailer for 20th Century Fox motion picture ‘Breakthrough’