Sundance 2021 Composer Spotlight: Marius de Vries
Marius de Vries is an English record producer and film composer now residing in Los Angeles.
In his three-decade career he has written, arranged and produced across a wide range of styles and genres for artists such as Madonna, Björk, David Bowie, Rufus Wainwright, Chrissie Hynde, Neil Finn, Annie Lennox, David Gray, PJ Harvey, Massive Attack, Elbow and Perry Farrell, amongst many others. In the film and theatre world, his work includes music direction, score composition and song productions for Baz Luhrmann, Leos Carax, George Lucas, Damien Chazelle, Julia Hart, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sian Heder, AR Rahman, Tom Hooper, Zack Snyder, Daniel Kramer and Stephan Elliott.
He has won two BAFTAs and an Ivor Novello award for film composition, as well as six Grammy music-producer nominations (with one win).