Sundance 2021 Composer Spotlight: Nick Foster
Film: Misha and the Wolves
Nick Foster is a multiple BAFTA-winning composer of music for television, film and commercials.
Working from Air Studios, London, Nick has made his name composing scores for television shows and commercials in the UK and US including Year of the Rabbit (IFC / Channel 4), the Derren Brown specials for Netflix/Channel 4, The A List, Cuckoo, the Emmy-winning Hank Zipzer for the BBC, and ITV & Weta Workshop’s long-running animated series, Thunderbirds Are Go, on which Nick collaborated with brother Ben Foster, and for which they have been BAFTA, MAS and BAA-nominated. Nick has also recently moved into video games, scoring Sackboy: A Big Adventure, the newest incarnation of the legendary LittleBigPlanet franchise, for the Sony PS5.
In film, his work has featured in Ryan Gosling's Blue Valentine, along with additional music on Peter Raeburn's score for The Lie, directed by Joshua Leonard. His music was featured on Creating Freedom - Lottery of Birth, nominated for Best Documentary at Raindance.
He is currently working on Henry Mason’s debut feature film Spare Me Your Guilt, and series two of The A List for Netflix.
Misha and the Wolves is directed by Sam Hobkinson, and was recorded with the City of Prague Symphony Orchestra and mixed by Fiona Cruickshank at Air Studios in London.