Theo Green
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Background information
BornOxford
Occupation(s)
Instruments
WebsiteOfficial Website

Theo Green is an ASCAP Award-winning British composer and Oscar winning sound designer. He is known for his music for The Gambler,[1] House at the End of the Street,[2] his Academy Award nominated sound design for Blade Runner 2049.[3][4][5] and his Academy Award winning sound design for Dune,[6].

Early life

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.[9]

Film and TV

2008's BAFTA and BIFA-winning The Escapist[10][11][12] 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".[13]

In 2009 Theo Green wrote the score for Warp Films' thriller Hush,[14] 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 occupied the top position at the US Box Office on its opening weekend, going on to make over $45m from a budget under $7m.[15] 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,[16] starring Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, Brie Larson and Jessica Lange. Theo Green composed original music for the film. In 2017, Green was the Sound Designer for Denis Villeneuve's film Blade Runner 2049.[17][18]

Theo Green is represented by Fortress Talent Management.[19]

Awards and nominations

In 2022 Theo Green won an Academy Award for Best Sound and a BAFTA for Dune. In 2018 he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Sound Editing, as Sound Designer for Blade Runner 2049[20] and a BAFTA for Best Sound, Blade Runner 2049,[21] and won the MPSE Golden Reel Award [22][23]

Green's score for House at the End of the Street was awarded the ASCAP PRS Film Award in 2013.[24]

Film credits

References

  1. ^ [1]: The Gambler Official Site.
  2. ^ [2]: House at the End of the Street Composer Interview.
  3. ^ [3]: MPAA Theo Green Interview.
  4. ^ [4]: Sound and Picture Interview.
  5. ^ [5]: 2018 Oscars Winners and Nominees
  6. ^ [6]: Timothée Chalamet Gets His Knives Out in Exclusive Dune Scene
  7. ^ [7] Archived 29 November 2014 at the Wayback Machine:New College Choir
  8. ^ [8]:Abingdon School
  9. ^ [9]:Panda Gossips.
  10. ^ British Independent Film Awards Archived 16 December 2013 at the Wayback Machine:BIFA Winners 2008
  11. ^ [10]:Lloyds TSB BAFTA Scotland Awards 2008
  12. ^ The Irish Times: The Escapist review.
  13. ^ [11]:Get The Picture
  14. ^ [12]: TCM Turner Classic Movies.
  15. ^ The Numbers: House at the End of the Street Box Office
  16. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 24 November 2014. Retrieved 22 November 2014.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link):Very Aware Review - The Gambler
  17. ^ [13]:Cinemontage Magazine.
  18. ^ [14]:Soundworks Collection.
  19. ^ [15]:Fortress Talent.
  20. ^ [16]:Oscar Sound Editing Nomination for Blade Runner 2049
  21. ^ [17]:BAFTA Film Awards
  22. ^ [18]:MPSE Golden Reel Winner
  23. ^ [19]:MPSE Golden Reel
  24. ^ [20]:ASCAP Honors Top PRS Songwriters and Composers.