Brian Tyler is a multiple BAFTA and Emmy Award nominee and has been a composer and conductor on over 70 feature films. Tyler’s scoring credits include Joss Whedon’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, James Wan’s Furious 7, and F. Gary Gray’s Fate of the Furious as well as others in the Fast and Furious franchise, Shane Black’s Iron Man 3, Alan Taylor’s Thor: The Dark World, Jon Chu’s Crazy Rich Asians for which he was voted to the 2019 Oscar shortlist for Best Original Score, James Vanderbilt’s Truth which stars Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford, Justin Baldoni’s Five Feet Apart, Louis Leterrier’s Now You See Me and Jon Chu’s Now You See Me 2, Adam Shankman’s What Men Want, Ready or Not directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett and Charlie’s Angels directed by Elizabeth Banks. Upcoming projects include Taylor Sheridan’s Those Who Wish Me Dead, Fast & Furious 9 directed by Justin Lin, and Clouds directed by Justin Baldoni.
Tyler began scoring features shortly after completing his Master’s Degree from Harvard University as well as receiving his Bachelor’s Degree from UCLA. Some of his earlier projects allowed him to collaborate with Bill Paxton (Frailty and The Greatest Game Ever Played) and William Friedkin (The Hunted and Bug). Tyler is a frequent collaborator of Sylvester Stallone having scored all three of The Expendables films as well as 2007’s Rambo, and the recently released Rambo: Last Blood.
Tyler’s film work also led to arranging and conducting the logo music for Universal Pictures and Marvel Studios. In addition, he composed the themes for the NFL on ESPN, the nationally televised U.S. Open Championships, and Formula 1. Tyler has composed the music for the television series Hawaii Five-O, Scorpion, Magnum PI, and Taylor Sheridan’s Yellowstone starring Kevin Costner, which has its season 3 premiere on June 21, 2020. He has received Emmy nominations for Last Call, Sleepy Hollow, and Transformers: Prime.
Tyler is a multi-instrumentalist skilled at playing piano, guitar, drums, bass, cello, world percussion, guitarviol, charango, and bouzouki, among others. He also performs electronic music under the moniker Madsonik. He has conducted symphonic concerts of his movies around the globe and frequently conducts the London Philharmonic, the Philharmonic Orchestra of London, and the Hollywood Studio Symphony. His honors include 32 BMI Music Awards, 3 Emmy nominations, 5 ASCAP Music Awards, and 12 Goldspirit Awards including Composer of the Year. Tyler was also named Film Composer of the Year at the 2014 Cue Awards.