Episode 3 - Nicholas Britell
Nicholas Britell is the Academy Award-nominated composer whose music has graced such films as If Beale Street Could Talk and Best Picture Oscar winners Moonlight and 12 Years a Slave as well as Vice, The Big Short and others. He just won an Emmy for his theme to HBO’s critically-acclaimed series Succession and his music can be heard in the new Netflix film The King. He opens up about his educational and professional development, working with some of today’s most provocative film directors such as Barry Jenkins, Adam McKay and Steve McQueen, and what success means - and sounds like - to him. Also, ASCAP SVP of Membership Nicole George-Middleton discusses ASCAP’s support for women in music and offers “Sound Advice” on the importance of working out songwriting splits early in the creative process with your co-writers.