Christopher North

Christopher North is a Grammy-nominated composer for film, television/original series, theater, dance and various ensembles. He's also a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumental musician, having performed at Carnegie Hall and on Grammy award-winning recordings.

Hailing from Texas, he's thriving in Brooklyn, having released 19 albums (with more soundtracks out in 2018) and scored more than 50 films screened and distributed around the world. Many of these have won awards at film festivals, including at Slamdance (where he is two for two), Hamptons, Soho, Big Apple, Houston, Newport Beach, Milan and Coney Island, as well as a special mention at DOC NYC.

Among his credits are A New High (distributed by Orchard in 2017), Missing People (Best at Hamptons), Everything’s Jake (starring Ernie Hudson), Eavesdrop (featuring Grammy Nominated Eroica Trio), Bible Quiz (on Sundance Global, Best Documentary Slamdance 2013), L’Absinthe (a thriller set in Paris/Manhattan) and Lucky Days (directed by/starring Angelica Page), all of which can be seen on platforms such as Netflix, Itunes, Amazon, on DVD, On Demand, etc.

He is proud and honored to be part of the Sundance Family, as a Composer/Fellow in the 2015 Sundance Institute & Skywalker Sound's Music and Sound Design Lab for Documentary Film at Skywalker Ranch. He also has been a participant in many BMI workshops (including Film Scoring with Rick Baitz in 2008, Commercial Music with Ron Sadoff in 2012 and Conducting with Lucas Richman in 2016.)


His latest released feature films — Two Trains Runnin’  (music/civil rights documentary), Cut Shoot Kill (suspense / horror)  — were both very well reviewed, as was the multi-award winning All In Time (romantic comedy).


His latest films in, or coming to, the festival circuit include feature documentaries Capturing the Flag and Pot Luck: The Altered State of Colorado, as well as Alexander Etseyatse's Otis at LAFF, SXSW, SIFF & Big Apple.

2018 NacFilmFest/Christopher North