Nick Foster is a multiple BAFTA-winning composer, arranger and producer of music for television, commercials and film. Working both solo and in collaboration from Air Studios, London, Nick has made his name composing scores for television shows in the UK and US including Timewasters, Bounty Hunters, the Derren Brown specials (including the recent Netflix specials, Sacrifice and The Push), The A List, Cuckoo, the Emmy-winning Hank Zipzer for the BBC, and the popular animated series, Thunderbirds Are Go, which Nick composes with brother Ben Foster, and for which they have been BAFTA, MAS and BAA-nominated.
Nick is also renowned for his work in advertising; in May 2019 he and Luis Almau were awarded D&AD yellow pencils for ‘Somewhere Over The Rainbow’, directed by Billy Boyd Cape. Among other recent credits are Stella Artois’ worldwide relaunch “Pockets”, directed by Andreas Nilsson, Amazon’s global holiday campaign “Give A Little Bit”, directed by Nick Gordon, Danny Kleinman's “Boiler” for Specsavers, and ‘When You Love Something Let It Show’ for the BBC, directed by Vaughan Arnell.
His work has been recognised with awards including three D&AD pencils, two British Arrows, a Clio, an MAS and a Kinsale Shark, along with two BAFTAs for his work on Derren Brown : Apocalypse and The Cube.
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, and “Molly Moon - The Incredible Hypnotist”. His music was featured on 'Creating Freedom - Lottery of Birth', nominated for Best Documentary at Raindance.
Nick’s work has recently been seen in the epic fifth block of Thunderbirds Are Go! episodes for ITV, and in the new Objective Fiction / IFC comedy drama, Year Of The Rabbit, starring Matt Berry and Keeley Hawes, scored with Oli Julian. He will shortly be starting work, again with Oli, on season 5 of Plebs for ITV2.