Nan Avant

Nan Avant

Composer
www.nanavant.com

Full Bio
Nan Avant is an award winning film composer based in Seattle. Her work has appeared in festivals both nationally and internationally, on PBS local broadcasting and concert stage. She has received several awards for her original scores from the Park City Film Music Festival, the Global Music Awards and was a nominee in the Hollywood Music in Media Awards 2013. She has scored music for short, documentary and feature films from New York, Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles, New Zealand and San Francisco. Her music recently appeared at Huffington Post Comedy online in the animation short, Herman Blue:Pumpkin Comic and she is currently working on a web series with Greg Kerr and Full Brain Films , Future Certain, release date early spring 2014.



Nan Avant holds a BFA degree from California Institute of the Arts in Piano Performance and is a graduate of the Pacific Northwest Film Scoring Program under the direction of Emmy award winning composer, Hummie Mann. She is a contributing editor for ScoreCast Online, Nan

Professional Credits
FILMOGRAPHY



Feature

Unremembered 2009 Greg Kerr Scir-Fi Thriller-Drama



Documentary

Faultline 2012 Anna Wilding Documentary

Female Faces of War 2010 additional music Kiya Boding Documentary

Postcards From Tora Bora 2007 additional music Kelly Dolak and Wazhmah Osmon Documentary



Shorts and Animation

Herman Blue:Pumpkin Comic Ian Stewart Animation

The Ex-Lunch 2013 Jade Justad Comedy-Romance

Wrong Room 2012 Greg Kerr Full Brain Films LLC Drama

The Snake and The Parrot 2012 Amy Guggenheim Drama

Best Friends Forever BFF 2012 Laurel Minter Comedy

Three Actresses Walk Into A Bathroom 2011 Jade Justad Comedy

Tilting At Windmills 2011 Timothy Watkins Dramedy

Foster Child 2011 Ian Stone Drama

Crazy Train 2010 Dom Zook Comedy

Maria in the Kitchen 2010 Nik Perleros and Laurel Minter Comedy

Remember Me. 2010 Ian Stone Drama

Drug Along 2010 Greg Kerr Full Brain Films LLC Dramedy

Double Feature additional music 2009 Mark Tapio Kines Comedy

Big Brother 2009 Jeff Faulkner and Krk Nordenstrom Co
Industry Awards
Nominee -The 13th Annual Independent Music Awards IMAs

Nominee for Best Instrumental Song Tributum



Winner - Global Music in Media Award 2013

Award of Merit in Composition for Tributum for Celtic Bagpipes and Chamber Orchestra



Nominee -Hollywood Music in Media Awards 2013

Nominee for Best Song Tributum for Celtic Bagpipes and Chamber Orchestra



Winner -Park City Film Music Festival 2011

Gold Medal for Excellence in a Short Film - Three Actresses Walk Into A Bathroom



Winner-Park City Film Music Festival 2011

Gold Medal for Excellence in a Short Film -Three Mothers



Winner -The Accolade Competition 2010

Award of Merit Original Score in a Feature Film-Unremembered



Winner-Park City Film Music Festival 2010

Director s Choice Award Silver Medal For Excellence Best Impact of Music in a Feature Film-Unremembered



Winner-Park City Film Music Festival 2010

Jury s Choice Silver Medal for Excellence Award Best Impact of Music in a Short
Professional Groups
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Occupations
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