Nathan Klein is a British-American composer who has scored network television, global advertising and international feature films. Most recently he has been scoring Disney’s new animation series ‘101 Dalmatian Street’ which will be broadcast worldwide.
Nathan’s debut as a feature film composer, ‘Butterfly Kisses’, won a Crystal Bear at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival and his ‘great organ score’ was singled out in Peter Bradshaw’s Guardian review. Nathan’s feature length scores include Latvian thriller ‘What Nobody Can See’ (Hollywood Silver Screen Prize winner) and Italian documentary ‘Avanti’ (Rome Independent Film Festival). Nathan also composed additional music as well as arranging and orchestrating the score for ‘Mary Shelley’ (Toronto International & Tribeca Film Festivals), which was nominated for ‘Discovery of the Year’ at the 2018 World Soundtrack Awards.
Nathan’s recent advertising work includes composing Sony Playstation’s Champion’s League Idents, broadcast around the world for the 2018/19 season. He has written music for a wide range of commercial brands, from Nike and Adidas promos to Kew Garden’s ‘Temperate House’ campaign. Nathan has also had the privilege of collaborating with song writing legend Roger Greenaway (‘That’s Asda Price’ & ‘I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing’) arranging a new breakfast jingle for McDonald’s.
As an orchestrator Nathan has contributed to many high-profile films and prime time TV dramas, collaborating with Oscar, BAFTA and Ivor Novello Award-winning composers. Projects include ITV’s ‘Vanity Fair’, Black Mirror’s Emmy winning ‘USS Callister’, Warner Brother’s ‘Oceans 8’, Sony & Marvel’s ‘Spiderman: Into The Spiderverse’ and ITV’s ‘Victoria’. Other highlights are Ridley Scott’s ‘All The Money In The World’, the Ivor Novello winning score to BBC’s ‘War and Peace’ and the Golden Globe nominated score for Universal Picture’s ‘Steve Jobs’.
Nathan’s work in popular music includes collaborating with Rosie Danvers on the orchestral arrangements for Kanye West’s ‘We Got Love’ as performed on Saturday Night Live. For live performance Nathan has also arranged and orchestrated music for the National Theatre and the Royal Albert Hall.
Nathan has brought his experience as a composer to the role of music editor, working in close collaboration with editorial departments on films including ‘Paddington 2’, ‘Sherlock Gnomes’ and ‘Johnny English Strikes Again’. Also in the music department, Nathan worked as assistant composer to Daniel Pemberton on several films including Warner Brother’s ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’.
Nathan holds dual UK and US citizenship and currently works from his studio in Marylebone, London.