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Nick Urata - Film Composer & Front Man for Devotchka - Little Miss Sunshine, I Love You Phillip Morris, Virginia, Grassroots, Ruby Sparks

From: MergingArts Productions
Series: Spoiler Alert Radio
Length: 29:01

As a composer, Nick, front man of the internationally acclaimed band DeVotchKa has scored such films as Little Miss Sunshine, the Sundance hit that garnered four Oscar nominations. Nick's other scores include Fling, I Love You Phillip Morris, The Joneses, Father of Invention. Nick also co-scored the hit romantic comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love (starring Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, and Julianne Moore) and scored Dustin Lance Black's haunting directorial debut Virginia (starring Jennifer Connelly and Ed Harris). Nick's more recent work includes the score for the Stephen Gyllenhaal comedy Grassroots and Little Miss Sunshine directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris's film, Ruby Sparks. Read the full description.

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As a composer, Nick, front man of the internationally acclaimed band DeVotchKahas scored such films as Little Miss Sunshine, the Sundance hit that garnered four Oscar nominations. 

Nick's other scores include FlingI Love You Phillip MorrisThe JonesesFather of Invention.  Nick also co-scored the hit romantic comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love(starring Steve CarellRyan Gosling, and Julianne Moore) and scored  Dustin Lance Black's haunting directorial debut Virginia (starring Jennifer Connelly and Ed Harris).

Nick's more recent work includes the score for the Stephen Gyllenhaal comedyGrassroots and Little Miss Sunshine directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris's film, Ruby Sparks

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Piece Description

As a composer, Nick, front man of the internationally acclaimed band DeVotchKahas scored such films as Little Miss Sunshine, the Sundance hit that garnered four Oscar nominations. 

Nick's other scores include FlingI Love You Phillip MorrisThe JonesesFather of Invention.  Nick also co-scored the hit romantic comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love(starring Steve CarellRyan Gosling, and Julianne Moore) and scored  Dustin Lance Black's haunting directorial debut Virginia (starring Jennifer Connelly and Ed Harris).

Nick's more recent work includes the score for the Stephen Gyllenhaal comedyGrassroots and Little Miss Sunshine directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris's film, Ruby Sparks

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