22 April 1977
Nottingham, England, UK
Steve Price, Steven B. Price
Steven Price (born 22 April 1977) is a British film composer, best known for scoring and Fury , for which he won the Gravity Academy Award for Best Original Score. [1 ] [2 ]
Life and career [ edit ]
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Price's passion for music began early: a guitarist from the age of five, he went on to achieve a First Class degree in Music from
Emmanuel College, Cambridge. Following graduation, he went to work in the London studio of Gang of Four guitarist/producer Andy Gill, for whom he would program, contribute string arrangements, and play on albums alongside artists such as Michael Hutchence and Bono.
Price went on to work as a programmer, arranger, and performer with film music composer
Trevor Jones. He provided additional music for projects such as Roger Donaldson's ; Thirteen Days Stephen Norrington's ; The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Frank Coraci's ; the television series Around the World in 80 Days ; and Dinotopia Tamra Davis' , on which he was also the featured guitar soloist with the Crossroads London Symphony Orchestra.
A recommendation from
Abbey Road Studios brought him to the attention of Howard Shore, leading to Price's work with the composer as music editor on Peter Jackson film trilogy. His subsequent films as music editor included The Lord of the Rings Christopher Nolan's , for which he shared with his fellow music editors a Batman Begins Golden Reel Award nomination; and, in his first project with director The World's End Edgar Wright, , on which he also collaborated with the film's composer Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Nigel Godrich. Among the other composers that he has worked with and learned from are Hans Zimmer, James Newton Howard, Harry and Rupert Gregson-Williams, Patrick Doyle, George Fenton, Dario Marianelli, and Anne Dudley.
He has composed music for advertising campaigns in both the U.K. and U.S. After contributing additional music to
Richard Curtis' , he composed the original score for Pirate Radio Joe Cornish's sleeper success , winning awards from both the Attack the Block Austin Film Critics Association and the Sitges-Catalonian International Film Festival.
In 2013, Price composed the score for
Alfonso Cuarón's , for which he won the Academy Award for Best Original Score. Gravity [3 ]
Filmography [ edit ]
Composer [ edit ]
Music department [ edit ]
Awards and honors [ edit ]
In December 2013, the
Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association awarded him the Best Musical Score honor for his work on Gravity. [4 ]
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