In Conversation with

Nainita Desai

BAFTA Breakthrough Brit & multi-award-winning composer

Working at the forefront of a new wave of emerging artists, Nainita is a BAFTA BREAKTHROUGH BRIT and has worked in British television for over two decades scoring countless BAFTA, Oscar, Emmy acclaimed productions. The PRS placed Desai at No 2 in their Top 10 female writers whose work was most used in Film & TV through 2018. She won Best Feature Film Score at the Music+Sound Awards 2016 , and was a BIFA Best Film Score nominee and RTS Best TV Title Theme 2019 nominee, amongst nine other 2019 music accolades.

Nainita’s 2019 feature releases include For Sama which won 35 top prizes including Best Documentary Feature at SXSW and Cannes Film Festival followed by a theatrical release, Untamed Romania, the most successful Romanian non-fiction film of 2018, WW2 period drama Enemy Within, BFI psychological horror Darkness Visible (Dir: Neil Biswas, co-creator of Stan Lee’s Lucky Man), The Life After (BBC / Screen Ireland) which World Premiered at Galway Intl Film Festival 2018 and Interactive film/video game Telling Lies (Annapurna-Phantom Thread & Hustle) which was on The Guardian Top Video Games of 2019.

Nainita’s musical foundations are rooted in world music and documentary where she has forged an enviable reputation, proving time and again that she is extremely versatile, embracing every score with a unique creative approach where required.

IN Conversation with Nainita Desai

Friday 28th Feb

15:00pm - 16:00pm PDSW Main Screen