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Brian Crosby (I)

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KNOWN FOR 
I Love Dick (2016) | Posthumous (2014) | Estranged (2015)
AWARDS 
1 win More »
AKA 
Bell X1
WORK HISTORY *
Internet | Film | Theater | Commercial | Television  Less
JOB TYPES *
Composing
CITIZENSHIP *
Ireland (with valid passport) (Not authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Not willing to work unpaid
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for The MercyThe Mercy Musician (piano)  Less 2017 Post-Prod
Past Film & Video (13 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (3 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for TransparentTransparent (TV Series) Music Engineer (10 episodes, 2016), Additional Arranging (7 episodes, 2015), Musician (various) (7 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015–2016 17
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  • Primary photo for I Love DickI Love Dick (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2016
Self (7 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Late Late Show with Craig FergusonThe Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night with MiriamSaturday Night with Miriam (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2006–2007)  Less 2006–2007
    • Episode #3.2 (Jun 23, 2007) Himself (as Bell X1)  Less
    • Episode #2.2 (Jul 15, 2006) Himself (as Bell X1)  Less
  • Primary photo for Seoige and O'SheaSeoige and O'Shea (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Tubridy TonightTubridy Tonight (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The 2nd Meteor Ireland Music AwardsThe 2nd Meteor Ireland Music Awards (TV Special) Himself / Performer (as Bell X1)  Less 2005

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  • Composer *
  • Composer *
  • Musician *

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  • * Brian is a composer and multi instrumentalist working primarily in music for film and TV.

    Brian’s music career started at the age of 16 when he and Damien Rice started playing music together in school. This led on to them forming the band Juniper, and then later Bell X1, with whom Brian recorded four records and toured the world extensively between 1996 and 2008.

    In 2006, Brian devised, curated and produced The Cake Sale, a collective that featured the who’s who of the Irish music scene including Glen Hansard, Gary Lightbody (Snow Patrol), Lisa Hannigan, Damien Rice, Gemma Hayes, Neil Hannon (The Divine Comedy), The Thrills and Bell X1 along with Nina Persson (The Cardigans), Josh Ritter and Nick Seymour (Crowded House). Having sold double platinum in Ireland, the record was released worldwide, and received further recognition when the song ‘Some Surprise’ was featured in the ABC drama Grey’s Anatomy. All profits from the Cake Sale go to the charity Oxfam.

    Brian now focuses on TV and film scoring and has gained recognition for producing haunting minimalist scores for a range of feature films, shorts and gallery installations. He’s a regular collaborator with fellow Berlin based composers Dustin O’Halloran and Jóhann Jóhannsson and has also worked on several gallery installations with visual artists Paddy Jolley and Michael John Whelan. Brian has also scored several national and international TV commercials for a wide range of brands including Google, Dodge, Samsung, Under Armour, Toyota, Volkswagen, Renault and Carlsberg.

    Brian is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin and has been on the board of directors at the Irish Music Rights Organisation since 2009. He lives with his wife and two children in Berlin, Germany.
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