We spoke to Avengers composer about what it takes to get to the top in the world of film music
Brian Tyler biography
Film score composer Brian Tyler has crammed a huge number of movies into his young career. Credited on everything from action movies like Iron Man 3 to dramas like William Friedkin's The Hunted, as well as the odd video game here and there too.
- Born on May 8th 1972 and based in LA, Brian Tyler is a multi award-winning composer of film scores and video game music.
- After graduating from UCLA and Harvard, Tyler began writing soundtracks for small independent movies like Bartender in 1997.
- Legendary director William Friedkin gave Tyler his big break in 2001, when he hired Tyler to write music for Frailty.
- Since then, he has composed for directors including Sylvester Stallone (Rambo) and producer Steven Spielberg (for the TV series Terra Nova).
- 2013 saw the release of Iron Man 3, starring Robert Downey Jr and Gwyneth Paltrow - Tyler was the man to write the soundtrack for one of the biggest movie releases of the year.
- In his relatively short career, Tyler has received two Emmy Award nominations, 10 BMI Music Awards and five ASCAP Music Awards.
- Tyler also composed the music for the international best-selling video game Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.
We've got an exclusive first-listen of 'Rise Together', and commentary from composer Brian Tyler