Composer Lucas Vidal was honored this year to be nominated for two GOYA Awards, one for his score to Nobody Wants the Night starring Juliette Binoche, and another sharing best song with pop star Pablo Alboran for the spanish blockbuster film Palmeras en la Nieve. This came on the heels of being nominated for an ASCAP music award for the Universal Studios film Fast and Furious 6.
At the World Soundtrack Awards in 2012, Lucas was nominated for "Discovery of the Year" for his scores to The Raven with John Cusack and The Cold Light of Day starring Bruce Willis and Sigourney Weaver. He has since scored over 20 films including the heist drama Kidnapping Freddy Heineken, starring Anthony Hopkins and Sam Worthington.
A native of Madrid, Lucas attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he was the youngest student to ever compose and record the score for a feature film with an 80-piece orchestra. After graduation he moved to New York to continue his studies under the guidance of Richard Danielpour while attending the Julliard School of Music, before finally settling in Los Angeles.
In addition to feature films, Lucas has scored numerous television advertisements for companies like AT&T, Walmart, and The Hunger Games marketing campaign. Lucas' resume also includes compositions for the Boston Ballet, Boston Symphony Hall, and Los Angeles' renowned Disney Hall.
He has recorded more than 200 sessions in most of the major studios across America and Europe, including Abbey Road and Air Lyndhurst. Lucas has been the musical director and conductor of the Christmas Concerts at Teatro Real in Madrid, where he has performed the music of John Williams. Lucas has made numerous television and radio appearances on CNN, Telecinco, and TEDx, he was named GQ Man of the Week, and Vanity Fair has named him one of the 30 most successful people under 30. He splits his time between Madrid and Los Angeles.