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Clint Mansell

Biography

Frontman for the sadly defunct Pop Can Eat Itself, among other activities, Clint Mansell (b. January 7, 1963, Coventry, Britain) has performed a whole lot of music. Affectionately referred to as Clint Poppie, he began in 1981, developing a group known as From Eden, including future associates of Pop Will Eat Itself, within the British industrial town of Stourbridge. After many years, the music group split up (they argued over who acquired performed better over the Pipe). Mansell, alongside upcoming Poppies Adam Mole and Graham Crabb, after that recruited the 4th Poppie, Richard March, and proceeded release a an EP as Crazy and Wandering. On the following EP, self-released, the music group finally found rest using the name Pop Will Eat Itself, taken from an NME content. Signed to Section 22, Pop Will Eat Itself released some singles and a set of albums, attracting very much attention. Ultimately, they authorized to RCA. After three albums, countless singles, and a good amount of essential and commercial achievement, RCA dumped the Poppies. They instantly signed making use of their previous A&R man’s label, Infectious. After another couple of albums, the music group started to fragment. Crabb break up for his personal task, Golden Claw Music, and in 1996 Pop Will Eat Itself split. Mansell shifted to the U.S. following the breakup. Then proceeded to create the score towards the film Pi, and he created a limited-edition U.K. remix 12″ from the movie’s theme. Furthermore, he spent some time working with Trent Reznor, both assisting with remixes and showing up on Nine In . Fingernails’ album The Fragile, and it has pursued film rating aggressively, like the ratings for Requiem to get a Fantasy, Moon, Noah, The Fountain, Stoker, and Dark Swan, the second option which received a Grammy nomination. Mansell shipped even more critically acclaimed ratings in the next years, including those for Ben Wheatley’s cinematic version of J.G. Ballard’s Great Rise, the live-action remake of Ghost within the Shell, and a brief rating for the San Junipero bout of satirical anthology series Dark Mirror.

Quick Facts


Full Name Clint Mansell
Profession Singer, Film Score Composer
Nationality British
Awards Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Original Score
Music Groups Pop Will Eat Itself
Music Songs Requiem for a Dream-Winter-Lux Aeterna, Death Is The Road To Awe, Together We Will Live Forever, Leaving Earth, The Last Man, Waves Crashing on Distant Shores of Time, An End, Once and for All, Welcome to Lunar Industries, Summer Overture, Marion Barfs, Dead Reckoning, Stay With Me, Xibalba, Ghosts of Things to Come, A Swan Is Born, Death Is a Disease, Coney Island Dreaming, A Swan Song, Nina's Dream, We're Going Home, Final Movement, Cleaning Apartment, April's Story, Perfection, First Movement, Requiem for a Dream, A New Swan Queen, Holy Dread!, Two Weeks & Counting..., We're Not Programs, GERTY, We're People", PI*r^2, I'm Sam Bell
Albums Requiem for a Dream, The Fountain, Requiem for a Tower, Black Swan: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Mass Effect 3, Moon, Pi, Faster, Definitely, Maybe, Black Mirror: San Junipero, Filth, Smokin' Aces, Sahara, Noah: Music From the Motion Picture, Doom, High-Rise (Original Soundtrack Recording), Stoker, Last Night, United - Original Score, Abandon, Loving Vincent (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Nominations Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Score, Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media, Satellite Award for Best Original Score, British Independent Film Award for Best Technical Achievement
Movies Requiem for a Dream, Black Swan, The Fountain, Moon, Ghost in the Shell, Pi, Noah, The Wrestler, Stoker, High-Rise, Smokin' Aces, Filth, Definitely, Maybe, Sahara, Doom, Faster, Murder by Numbers, Knockaround Guys, Suspect Zero, Trust the Man, Last Night, World Traveler, Wind Chill, The Hole, 11:14, The Rebound, Man Down, Blood: The Last Vampire, Abandon, Farewell, Loving Vincent, Sonny, The Hire: Ticker, Mute, The New Radical, Mother!, United, The Rival, Dream from Leaving, In The Wall, Deathly


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#Fact
1 Reuniting for several shows with his former band, Pop Will Eat Itself. [January 2005]
2 Frequently collaborates with Darren Aronofsky.
3 With Requiem for a Dream (2000), classical composer and founder of the "Bang on a Can Fesitval", David Lang was brought in to create the string arrangements for the Kronos String Quartet.
4 (1986-1996) Vocalist/guitarist/keyboard player for Pop Will Eat Itself.


Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Man Down 2015/I post-production
Gaslighting 2015 Short post-production
High-Rise 2015 post-production
Deathly 2015 Short
A Rose Reborn 2014 Short
Noah 2014
Filth 2013/I
Stoker 2013
Mass Effect 3 2012 Video Game
United 2011/I
Fragged 2010 TV Movie
Faster 2010
Last Night 2010/I
Black Swan 2010
The Odds 2009 Short
The Rebound 2009
Farewell 2009
Blood: The Last Vampire 2009
Moon 2009
Blue Knight 2009 Short
Dream from Leaving 2008
The Wrestler 2008
Definitely, Maybe 2008
My Mother 2007 Short
The Healing Syndrome 2007 Short
Wind Chill 2007
In the Wall 2007 Short
The Big Forever 2006 Short
Smokin' Aces 2006
The Fountain 2006
Doom 2005
Trust the Man 2005
Sahara 2005
Suspect Zero 2004
CSI: Miami 2004 TV Series 1 episode
11:14 2003
Ticker 2002 Short
Sonny 2002
Every Night the Same Thing 2002
Murder by Numbers 2002
Abandon 2002
Knockaround Guys 2001
World Traveler 2001
Rain 2001/I
The Hole 2001
Requiem for a Dream 2000
Pi 1998

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sicko 2007 Documentary writer: "Ice Skating"
Sejtanov ratnik 2006 music: "Theme"
Doom 2005 producer: "You Know What You Are?" Clint Mansell Remix
Trust the Man 2005 arranger: "Juniper"
Man on Fire 2004 writer: "Follow Me Down", "Katie Snow Dream", "Embry Threatens", "Take Me with You"
Requiem for a Dream 2000 performer: "Party", "Coney Island Dreaming" - uncredited / writer: "Party", "Coney Island Dreaming" - uncredited
Pi 1998 performer: "Pi r^2" - uncredited / writer: "Pi r^2" - uncredited
14.000.000.000$!!! 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Video Compilation: Top Ten Best Videos 2007-2012 2013 Documentary music: "Requiem for a Dream Song Theme" - uncredited
Futurama TV Series music - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
So You Think You Can Dance 2011 TV Series music - 2 episodes
Movin' on Up 2011 TV Movie writer: "X, Y & Zee"
Last Night 2010/I performer: "Not at Home Last Night" / writer: "Not at Home Last Night"
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Sin Nombre 2009 writer: "STAY WITH ME"

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Rose Reborn 2014 Short composer: theme music
Filth 2013/I score producer
Love Written in Blood 2012 composer: theme music
Last Night 2010/I musician: bass and guitar
Black Swan 2010 adaptor: music from "Swan Lake" / arranger: music from "Swan Lake"
Moon 2009 music producer
The Wrestler 2008 musician: e-bow, additional guitar, bass, piano
Definitely, Maybe 2008 conductor / orchestrator / score producer
Smokin' Aces 2006 score producer
Trust the Man 2005 score producer
Suspect Zero 2004 score producer
11:14 2003 score producer
Ticker 2002 Short music score producer
The Hole 2001 score producer
Pi 1998 score performer

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pi 1998 Photographer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dream from Leaving 2008 writer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
David 2014 Short special thanks
The Imitation Game 2014 special thanks
8.31 2011 Short special thanks
The Voiceless Songbird 2010 Short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Noah's Score 2014 Video short Himself
Within the Ring 2009 Video documentary Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011 Chainsaw Award Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Best Score Black Swan (2010)
2010 CFCA Award Chicago Film Critics Association Awards Best Original Score Black Swan (2010)
2010 NYFCO Award New York Film Critics, Online Best Use of Music Black Swan (2010)
2007 World Soundtrack Award World Soundtrack Awards Best Original Soundtrack of the Year The Fountain (2006)
2007 Public Choice Award World Soundtrack Awards The Fountain (2006)
2007 OFCS Award Online Film Critics Society Awards Best Original Score The Fountain (2006)
2006 BMI Film Music Award BMI Film & TV Awards Sahara (2005)
2006 CFCA Award Chicago Film Critics Association Awards Best Original Score The Fountain (2006)
2001 OFCS Award Online Film Critics Society Awards Best Original Score Requiem for a Dream (2000)
2000 ACCA Awards Circuit Community Awards Best Original Score Requiem for a Dream (2000)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 HMMA Award Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA) Best Original Score - Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film Noah (2014)
2012 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media Black Swan (2010)
2012 IOFCP Award International Online Film Critics' Poll Best Original Score Black Swan (2010)
2011 World Soundtrack Award World Soundtrack Awards Soundtrack Composer of the Year Black Swan (2010)
2011 World Soundtrack Award World Soundtrack Awards Best Original Soundtrack of the Year Black Swan (2010)
2011 EDA Award Alliance of Women Film Journalists Best Film Music or Score Black Swan (2010)
2011 Critics Choice Award Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Score Black Swan (2010)
2011 COFCA Award Central Ohio Film Critics Association Best Score Black Swan (2010)
2011 ICS Award International Cinephile Society Awards Best Original Score Black Swan (2010)
2011 IOMA Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA) Best Original Score (Miglior colonna sonora) Black Swan (2010)
2011 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Music, Original Score Black Swan (2010)
2010 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Original Score Black Swan (2010)
2010 SLFCA Award St. Louis Film Critics Association, US Best Music Black Swan (2010)
2010 WAFCA Award Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards Best Score Black Swan (2010)
2010 ACCA Awards Circuit Community Awards Best Original Score Black Swan (2010)
2010 DFCS Award Denver Film Critics Society Best Original Score Black Swan (2010)
2010 IFMCA Award International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA) Best Original Score for a Drama Film Black Swan (2010)
2010 Sierra Award Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards Best Score Black Swan (2010)
2010 SDFCS Award San Diego Film Critics Society Awards Best Score Black Swan (2010)
2009 British Independent Film Award British Independent Film Awards Best Technical Achievement Moon (2009)
2007 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Original Score - Motion Picture The Fountain (2006)
2007 Critics Choice Award Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Composer The Fountain (2006)
2007 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Music, Original Score The Fountain (2006)
2006 DVDX Award DVD Exclusive Awards Best Original Score (in a DVD Premiere Movie) 11:14 (2003)
2006 IFMCA Award International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA) Film Score of the Year The Fountain (2006)
2006 IFMCA Award International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA) Best Original Score for a Fantasy/Science Fiction/Horror Film The Fountain (2006)
2005 IFMCA Award International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA) Best Original Score for an Action/Adventure Film Sahara (2005)
2001 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Music, Original Score Requiem for a Dream (2000)
1999 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Music, Original Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror Score Pi (1998)


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#Trademark
1 Combines Orchestral music with Electronic Instruments

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