Brian Keane (I)

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KNOWN FOR 
The Night Flier (1997) | American Experience (1991-2015) | Spy Game (2001)
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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 19 nominations More »
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  • Emmy Awards * – Best Music Composition 2014
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Sports Documentary 2014
  • Emmy Awards * – Outstanding Main Title Music 2013
  • Emmy Awards * – Outstanding Non - Fiction Programming 2013
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Documentary 2012
  • Academy Awards * – Best Documentary Short Subject 2011
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Non Fiction Program 2007
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Music Composition 2008
  • Emmy Awards * – Winner 2007
  • Peabody Awards * – Best Music Composition 2007
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Sports Documentary 2007
  • Peabody Awards * – Winner 2006
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Documentary 2006
  • Academy Awards * – Best Documentary: Short Subject 2006
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Documentary 2006
  • IDA Award * – Best Series 2006
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Music Composition 2005
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Music Composition 2005
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Music Composition 2005
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Sports Documentary 2005
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Sports Documentary 2005
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Sports Documentary 2005
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Sports Documentary 2005
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Sports Documentary 2005
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Music Composition 2004
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Music Composition 2004
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Sports Documentary 2004
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Sports Documentary 2004
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Documentary 2004
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Documentary Mini Series 2004
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Sports Entertainment Program 2004
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Edited Sports Series 2004
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Music Composition 2004
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Historical Programming:Long Form 2003
  • Emmy Awards * – Winner 2003
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Music and Sound 2003
  • Peabody Awards * – Best Music Composition 2003
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Sports Documentary 2003
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Documentary 2002
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Cultural and Artistic Programming 2002
  • Columbia Dupont Awards * – Best Music Composition 2002
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Music Composition 2002
  • Columbia Dupont Awards * – Best Historical Programming 2002
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Music Composition 2001
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Music Composition 2001
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Music Composition 2001
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Documentary 2001
  • Peabody Awards * – Winner 2000
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Sports Documentary 2000
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Music Composition 2000
  • Peabody Awards * – Winner 1999
  • Peabody Awards * – Winner 1999
  • Peabody Awards * – Winner 1998
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Music Composition 1998
  • Sundance * – Jury Award 1998
  • Columbia Dupont Awards * – Best Scientific Series 1998
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Historical Programming 1998
  • Grammy Awards * – Best Folk or Traditional Album 1998
  • ACE Awards * – Best Sports Series 1998
  • Fangoria Awards * – Nomination 1998
  • Columbia Dupont Awards * – Best Historical Programming 1997
  • Columbia Dupont Awards * – Best Sports Series 1997
  • Ace Awards * – Best Documentary 1997
  • Peabody Awards * – Best Sports Documentary 1996
  • Columbia Dupont Awards * – Best Historical Programming 1996
  • Academy Awards * – Best Documentary 1996
  • Columbia Dupont Awards * – Winner 1996
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Cultural or Artistic Programming 1996
  • Columbia Dupont Awards * – Best Scientific Programming 1996
  • Peabody Awards * – Winner 1995
  • Columbia Dupont Awards * – Best Historical Programming 1995
  • Columbia Dupont Awards * – Best Historical Mini Series 1995
  • Columbia Dupont Awards * – Best News Documentary Series 1995
  • Columbia Dupont Awards * – Best Historical Programming 1994
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Nature Series 1994
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Historical Programming 1993
  • Columbia Dupont Awards * – Best Historical Programming 1993
  • Peabody Awards * – Winner 1992
  • Ace Awards * – Best Show (Fiction) 1992
  • Ace Awards * – Best Show (Fiction) 1991
  • Columbia Dupont Awards * – Best Cultural/Artistic Programming 1991
  • Ace Awards * – Best Show (Fiction) 1990
  • Ace Awards * – Best Show (Fiction) 1990
  • Ace Awards * – Best Show (Fiction) 1989
  • Ace Awards * – Best Show (Fiction) 1989
  • Academy Awards * – Best Documentary: Short Subject 1990
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Documentary 1982
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Music Composition 2015

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

UPLOADED RESUME
  • * Multiple Emmy award winning composer, Grammy award winning music producer, and noted guitarist Brian Keane has scored hundreds of films and television shows, produced over 150 commercial albums, and has toured the world as a musician performing and recording with many well known artists, as diverse as Paco De Lucia, Buckwheat Zydeco, The Chieftains, Eartha Kitt, Pete Seeger, in a duet with Larry Coryell, and as a feature guitarist and Blue Note recording artist. His music has been hailed critically as "indelible and breathtaking" by the Los Angeles Times, "piercingly beautiful" by The New York Times and "masterful" by Newsweek, and he has been called a "musician's musician" by Downbeat, a "composer's composer" by The Hollywood Reporter, and “one of the most impressive musicians of the decade” by the editor of Billboard magazine.

    Recent credits include the dramatic BBC television series “Copper” for Academy Award winning director Barry Levinson, and Emmy winning producer Tom Fontana, for which Brian received a 2013 Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Main Title Music, the moving 2014 ESPN sports film "It's Time" for which Brian received his 20th Emmy nomination for music, and a composing commission for the American Ballet Theatre on their 75th anniversary in 2015.

    As a composer, Brian Keane has scored dramatic television, feature films, and his music has been performed by numerous symphony orchestras throughout the world, but he is perhaps best known for his work in scoring hundreds of documentaries including the Emmy and Peabody award winning Ric Burns films "New York: A Documentary Film", "The Donner Party", "Andy Warhol", the HBO sports classic "Do You Believe In Miracles?" about the 1980 U.S. hockey team that beat the Russians, and Tom Lennon's Emmy winning and Oscar nominated film "The Battle Over Citizen Kane" to name just a few.

    Starting with his first Academy Award nominated film, "Against Wind and Tide: A Cuban Odyssey" in 1981, and continuing with his groundbreaking composing work for HBO, PBS, The American Experience, ABC news, and many others, Brian Keane has influenced a generation of composers as a pioneer, and leading composer of historical, cultural, news, and sports documentaries for over three decades.

    In all, Brian Keane is a four time Emmy winning composer with 20 Emmy nominations for his music, he has scored over a hundred award winning films and television shows (17 winning Emmys for best documentary or television series among 65 best picture nominations, nine Peabody award winning films, five Oscar nominated films, including the 2006 Academy Award winning documentary "Blood of Yingzhou District", 5 Erik Barnauw Award Winning films, and more than a dozen Columbia Dupont Award winning documentaries), he is a Grammy winning music producer with over 3 dozen Billboard charting Albums, and in the 2001 Sports Emmys, Brian became the first and only composer in the history of the Emmy’s to sweep all the nominations for music in a single year.
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