Brian D'OliveiraComposer & Sound Alchemist
Brian D’Oliveira is an award-winning composer, multi-instrumentalist, and creative director based in Montreal, Canada. His successful career reflects an extraordinary combination of creativity, talent, dedication and drive. He has contributed music to hundreds of productions including TV series, documentaries, commercials, fiction films and video games.
Born in Trinidad and Tobago and raised in an artistic environment between Venezuela, Austria and Canada, his multicultural background has laid down the foundation for his trajectory of artfully blending ancient cultures and musical influences, giving them a new life in modern formats. A sound alchemist at heart, he is constantly pushing the envelope, mastering new instruments, technologies and tools. He is the Founder, CEO and Creative Director of La Hacienda Creative, a full-service music and audio post-production studio in Montreal and Toronto.
Recently his evocative work as a composer, multi-instrumentalist and sound designer on the soundtracks of video games such as Papo & Yo, Tearaway and LittleBigPlanet 3 has brought many accolades, earning him G.A.N.G. and IGN Awards as well as countless nominations including BAFTA and GDC Awards, noting his artistic achievement and inventive contribution to the medium. Brian D’Oliveira is looking toward the future, discovering new ways to tell stories with sound and music.