Nainita Desai

Working at the forefront of a new wave of emerging artists, RTS- and BIFA-nominated composer Nainita Desai is a BAFTA Breakthrough Brit, an Ivor Novello 2020 nominee and is the International Film Music Critics Association Breakthrough Composer of 2020. She has scored countless BAFTA-, Oscar- and Emmy acclaimed productions. The PRS placed Desai number 2 in their Top 10 female writers whose work was most used in film & TV through 2018. Nainita’s most recent feature releases include For Sama, nominated for the 2020 Oscars and BAFTA, Cannes, BIFA, and winning feature documentary at SXSW; it was also nominated for Best Music at the 2019BIFAs. Her other recent projects include Untamed Romania, the most successful Romanian non-fiction film of 2018, the WW2 period drama Enemy Within, the psychological horror Darkness Visible [BFI], and the interactive video game Telling Lies, one of the top critically acclaimed releases of 2019 by Annapurna Interactive, including Scala Radio’s Top 5 Video Game Scores of the Year and the Music+Sound Award, winning title track.