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Thursday, February 05, 2009


Film composer Austin Wintory has signed with First Artists Management, a talent agency specializing in composers and supervisors for film and television that represents Oscar winners and nominees including Philip Glass, Gustavo Santaolalla and Rachel Portman. Since beginning his professional career less than two years ago, Austin Wintory has composed over 20 film scores. His list of credits includes Captain Abu Raed, winner of the Audience Award in 2008 at Sundance; Grace, a psychological thriller that premiered at Sundance this year; and the videogame fl0w, for which Wintory received a BAFTA nomination. Additionally, he was named "Best New Film Composer" in 2008 at the Hollywood Music Awards. He attended both NYU and USC, studying under Golden Globe-nominated film composer Christopher Young, also represented by First Artists. Wintory's next project,The River Why, stars William Hurt and Amber Heard and will open in late 2009.


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