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S. Peace Nistades is very much a composer of our age... The sheer fragile beauty of some passages are miraculous..
— Colin Clarke, Fanfare Magazine [PAGANIMANIA]

COMPOSER

 

S. Peace Nistades (b. 1989) is a composer for film, fashion, stage and a variety of collaborations across many genres of music. He has crafted scores for numerous films in over six countries worldwide based out of his music production facility in Los Angeles, CA. Among artists he has collaborated are Lisbeth Scott (The Passion of the Christ, Munich), Karen Han (The Hurt Locker, Kung Fu Panda, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End), Gingger Shankar (Charlie Wilson's War), Jason Charles Miller (Godhead, Diablo III), Mitchell Marlow (Filter), Felicia Day (he Guild, Dragon Age: Redemption) and concert pianist Christopher Janwong McKiggan to name a few.

His work has screened in over 30 film festivals worldwide including the prestigious Cannes Film Festival (France) and can be heard on numerous albums including the recent release Paganimania for Albany Records with reviews stating "the sheer fragile beauty of some passages are miraculous" (Colin Clarke, Fanfare Magazine) and "perfect" (EFilmCritic.com).

Nistades has collaborated with fashion designer Emily Daccarett on five of her collections creating original music for each campaign as well as the music for the entire runway show for her Fall-Winter 2015 Noir collection which premiered at New York Fashion Week and Paris Fashion Week last year.

He is currently completing an album entitled The Silent Spectre in collaboration with pianist Christopher Janwong McKiggan.

He lives in Los Angeles, CA.

 

PORTFOLIO

FEATURE FILMS

AMERICAINE (2016)
THE PERFECT PICKUP (2016)
BIEFFEKTERNA (2015)
THE BLACK THAT FOLLOWS (2015)
THE WICKED (2012)
ROCK JOCKS (2012)
PHIL COBB'S DINNER FOR FOUR (2010)
THE BUFFALO SON (2009)
DARK WOODS (2009)
ROAD TO HELL (2008)* Additional Arr.

SHORT FILMS

MY MIND AND I (2015)
DOUBLE TROUBLE (2014)
NIGHT VET (2013)
BILLIE & BILLY (2013)
WHAT HAVE I DONE (2013)
LOGAN (2012)
THE BLANKETING (2012)
FALLING AWAKE (2012)
SHE WALKS AT NIGHT (2011)
CROQUEMBOUCHE (2011)
THE TRAVELLER (2011)
THE HARE (Promo) (2011)
THE INFERIOR EMOTION (2011)
PATIENT ZERO (2010)
THE PRISONER (2010)
UP IN SMOKE (2010)
BUDDIES (Doc) (2009)
TRAPPED (2009)
MR. SERIAL KILLER EP. 1 (2009)
A PEACOCK-FEATHERED BLUE (2009)
EMBRACE (2008)
VALLEY NIGHT (2008)
A DINNER CALL (2008)
MANTIS (2008)

ARRANGEMENTS

SOME ENCHANTED EVENING (2015)
Arr. for "Echo" Audio Book, Scholastic Audio

 

 

 

CONCERT WORKS

THE SILENT SPECTRE (2015-2016)
LE JARDIN DE POMMES (Ballet Suite) (2015)
NICCOLO: A Fantasie in Thirteen Parts (2013)
FANTASIE FOR SOLO PIANO (2012)

FASHION-ADVERTISING

AFFINITAS "INTIMATES" (2015)
EMILY DACCARETT: FW 2015 Collection (2015)
EMILY DACCARETT: SS 2015 Collection (2014)
EMILY DACCARETT: FW 2014 Collection (2014)
EMILY DACCARETT: SS 2014 Collection (2013)
PIXEL SKANES FILM FESTIVAL Intro Film (2013)
JAY AHR: Winter COllection (Music Prod.) (2009)

TELEVISION

DEAD HISTORY PROJECT (2012)
DRAGON AGE: REDEMPTION (2011)
ELEMAGIKA (Co-Composer Theme, Eps.3-4) (2010)

DOCUMENTARIES

SECOND TO NONE (2011)
Orchestral Arranger, Additional Composer

TRAILERS

MUST SAVE JANE: TRUE MAGIC (2013)
DRAGON AGE: REDEMPTION Teaser (Co-Composer) (2011)
APPRENTICE (2011)
ADELLE (2009)
HIEU: THE OBLIGATION (2009)
PHIL COBB'S DINNER FOR FOUR (2009)
A PEACOCK-FEATHERED BLUE (2009)
THE BUFFALO SON (2009)
DARK WOODS (2009)
MR. SERIAL KILLER Series (2009)
BØRRE (Official Trailer) (2009)

ALBUM WORK

LADEEN LARENE (Single) (2013)
Artist, Co-Writer, Producer

THE VICTOR SHIP Album (2010)
Ambient Music Designer

EDWARD TEACH: EP (2010)
Producer

ZEAL: KAM SARB Single (2008)
Additional String Arrangements

BLOG

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PRESS

 


VIDEO

AFFINITAS INTIMATES: Spring Summer 2016

Directed by Jason Kent Carpenter

Music by S. Peace Nistades

EMILY DACCARETT: Fall-Winter 2015 Fashion Film

feat. "SI JE NE T'AI CONNAIS PAS" feat. Emily Daccarett & Zane Carney

Music by S. Peace Nistades

Lyrics by Emily Daccarett

 

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Autumn 2014 Promotional Reel Featuring clips and footage from: CAROLINA MOUNTAINS (dir. Benjamin Gabriel) THE BLANKETING (dir. Trevor Mack) CROQUEMBOUCHE (dir. Matthew Chevlen) DRAGON AGE: MARK OF THE ASSASSIN DLC (Property of BioWare) DRAGON AGE: REDEMPTION (dir. Peter Winther) THE TRAVELLER (dir. Musaab AG) DARK WOODS (dir. Michael Escobedo) DOUBLE TROUBLE (dir. André Hedetoft and Andreas Climent) THE HARE (dir. Benjamin Gabriel) In addition to the scores from their respective films (with the exception of DRAGON AGE: MARK OF THE ASSASSIN DLC, DOUBLE TROUBLE, and THE HARE), the reel also features the trailer music pieces "SECONDS TO LIVE" composed by S. Peace Nistades and Mitchell Marlow and "THE JOURNEY BEGINS" composed and produced by S. Peace Nistades, Property of and distributed by MUST SAVE JANE (UK, LA).

DARK WOODS Clip (2009)

EMILY DACCARETT: Spring-Summer 2015 Fashion Film

Original Score by S. PEACE NISTADES feat. ILYA SEROV (Trumpet)