Theo Green

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Theo Green
Theo Green Film Composer (cropped).jpg
Background information
Born Oxford
Occupation(s) Composer, Musician, Music Producer
Instruments Piano, keyboard, synthesizer, guitar
Website Official Website

Theo Green is an award winning British film composer, known for his music for the crime drama film The Gambler, [1] American and British thrillers House at the End of the Street,[2] Hush,[3][4] and Dread,[5] his sound design and additional music is also found in The Escapist and Harry Brown.[6]

Early life[edit]

Green was in the New College Choir as a chorister of New College School [7] in Oxford and later studied at Abingdon School [8] and the Courtauld Institute of Art, London.

Film & TV[edit]

2008's BAFTA and BIFA-winning The Escapist[9][10][11] was Green's first feature, as sound designer and additional composer, having collaborated with director Rupert Wyatt previously on the short film, "Get The Picture".[12]

In 2009 Theo Green wrote the score for Warp Films' thriller Hush,[13] directed by Mark Tonderai. In 2012 he teamed up with Mark Tonderai a second time for the Jennifer Lawrence-starring suspense thriller, House at the End of the Street, creating a score that was awarded the ASCAP PRS Film Award. The film was released in September 2012 to commercial success and occupied the top position at the US Box Office on its opening weekend, going on to make over $44m from a budget under $7m.[14] Since then, Green has composed the scores for Kidulthood director Menhaj Huda's Comedown, Steve Barker's follow up to his film "Outpost" - Outpost: Black Sun and Shan Khan's Honour starring Paddy Considine.

In 2014 Green teamed up with director Rupert Wyatt for a third time with Paramount Pictures' The Gambler,[15] starring Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, Brie Larson and Jessica Lange. Theo Green composed original music for the film, sharing credit with Jon Brion. Green is also credited as a Music Supervisor and additional Sound Designer on the film.[16] The Gambler went on to make $40m at box offices worldwide.[17] Theo Green is represented by Fortress Talent Management.[18]

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Green's score for House at the End of the Street was awarded the ASCAP PRS Film Award in 2013.[19]

Film Music Credits[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]: The Gambler Official Site.
  2. ^ [2]: House At The End Of The Street Composer Interview.
  3. ^ Channel 4: Hush.
  4. ^ BBC: Mark Kermode.
  5. ^ Horror-Movie-A-Day Reviews: Dread Review.
  6. ^ [3]:Theo Green Filmography
  7. ^ [4]:New College Choir
  8. ^ [5]:Abingdon School
  9. ^ British Independent Film Awards:BIFA Winners 2008
  10. ^ BAFTA:Lloyds TSB BAFTA Scotland Awards 2008
  11. ^ The Irish Times: The Escapist review.
  12. ^ [6]:Get The Picture
  13. ^ The Sun Review: The Sneak reviews Hush for The Sun
  14. ^ The Numbers: House At The End Of The Street Box Office
  15. ^ [7]:Very Aware Review - The Gambler
  16. ^ [8]:Variety Review - The Gambler
  17. ^ Box Office Mojo: The Gambler Box Office
  18. ^ [9]:Fortress Talent.
  19. ^ [10]:ASCAP Honors Top PRS Songwriters and Composers.

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