Award winning British composer Matt Nicholson scores commercials, film, and television from his studio in Lisbon.
Matt is a busy writer for the top music supervisors and publishers on both sides of the Atlantic.
Recent advertising credits include commercials for Aon, L’Oreal, Renault, Nokia, Mazda, Visa, and Dove.
Matt also created the 2022 sonic brand for American Airlines.
Matt won the Music and Sound Award for best music in advertising in 2018. He has also been nominated for a Production Music Award.
In television, Matt’s music features in Stanley Tucci’s Emmy award – winning documentary ‘Searching For Italy.’
Other recent TV credits include C4’s ‘Married at First Sight’, BBC’s ‘Simon Schama’s Face of Britain’ and BBC2’s ‘The Pilgrimage.’
Matt’s music has also been used in major Hollywood movie trailers including ‘The Green Book’ and ‘Breakthrough’
Matt has recorded over a thousand published works with the world’s top orchestras, including albums for Position Music, Universal, Ninja Tune, Riptide, Felt, and Cavendish. Matt also contributes to and manages the production for the Masterworks collection for Premiumbeat.
Matt is also a prolific songwriter and has collaborated recently with Amanda Palmer and Anna Pancaldi.
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.