PROFILE

Nick Phillips is an award-winning film composer, music producer, sound designer and the Creative Director in Residence at Middlesex University, Science and Technology Dept.

 

Phillips has created acclaimed work across the worlds of Film, TV, Advertising, Branding, Art, Fashion, Science and Technology. His unwavering dedication to sonic application has seen him work with the Disney/Marvel Sound Edit and Mix team at Shepperton Studios - working on movies such as The Avengers, Iron Man and Tron. Phillips also worked with the magician, Dynamo, as music director, composer and the sound designer for his 'Seeing Is Believing' worldwide stadium tour - the second-largest solo magic show in history. He was also music and sound-director on the multi-sensory interactive launch of the new Fiat 500X. More recently he created the interior sonic world for the launch of the new Bentley Bentayga, creating, producing, and mixing the audio landscapes inside the cars' 20 speaker surround-sound system. Nick also created "Into the Frame", a collection of Nick's own 3D soundscapes which along with visual and physical and robotic interaction pushed the boundaries of experiencing art into the 21st century.

 

In composition for TV, Film, and Games, Phillips' scored, Abducted, which won him the Marshall Hawkins' Award for Best Original Score at the Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema. Alongside Andrew Hale (Sade), Nick created additional music for the BAFTA-winning soundtrack and sound design for the computer game LA Noire, which included recording a 43-piece orchestra at Abbey Road Studios. And following on from scoring the multi-award-winning 'Escape from Isis' directed by Edward Watts, he is currently scoring the forthcoming feature documentary directed by Jane McMullen about the birth of the COVID pandemic in China for PBS America and BBC.

 

Nick's mission is to create and inspire through music, sound and storytelling, utilising collaboration with visionaries, to bring conceptually, emotionally and technically inspiring narratives alive through his life-long love of leading-edge sonic application.