|Brian Tyler is a composer and conductor of over 70 films and was named Film Composer of the Year at the 2014 Cue Awards. He composed blockbuster hits Avengers: Age of Ultron, Furious 7, Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World, and Crazy Rich Asians. He recently composed the theme for Formula 1 which airs during the global broadcast of every race. In addition, he scored Eagle Eye for producer Steven Spielberg, The Mummy starring Tom Cruise, and the recent Fate of the Furious. He was nominated for a 2014 BAFTA Award and was inducted into the music branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2010.
Tyler began scoring features shortly after completing his master’s degree from Harvard University, and receiving a bachelor’s degree from UCLA. In 2003, after composing the score for The Hunted for Academy Award®-winning director William Friedkin, he wrote the score for the turn-of-the-century drama The Greatest Game Ever Played, starring Shia LaBeouf. He also scored The Expendables films, Rambo, directed by Sylvester Stallone, Taylor Sheridan’s Yellowstone (which won the Soundtrackfest Award Best TV Score of 2018), the 2017 hit Power Rangers, and co-composed One Strange Rock with pop artist Zedd for director Paul Thomas Anderson. Tyler also wrote the score for the 2015 feature film Truth, starring Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford.
A multi-instrumentalist and orchestral conductor, he showcased this range of expertise for the retro heist film Now You See Me, and its sequel. Tyler has also been conducting symphonic concerts of his film music around the globe, including multiple concerts with the Philharmonia Orchestra of London at Royal Festival Hall, in Poland at the Tauron Arena, and at the historic Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles with the Chinese National Orchestra. Along with scoring the 2014 Michael Bay-produced film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Tyler wrote and produced the movie’s theme song “Shell Shocked” under his electronic music alter-ego Madsonik. The song features Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign, and Kill the Noise, and was certified platinum by RIAA. He also collaborated with Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello on the hit song “Divebomb.”
His score for Bill Paxton’s Frailty won him a World Soundtrack Award in 2002, as well as The World Soundtrack Award as Best New Film Composer of the Year. Additionally, Tyler has received 26 BMI Music Awards, five ASCAP Music Awards, three Emmy® Award nominations, and won 12 Goldspirit Awards, including Composer of the Year.