NOBUKO TODA & KAZUMA JINNOUCHI

COMPOSERS

Nobuko Toda and Kazuma Jinnouchi are British Academy Awards-nominated, film score composers. 

 

Based in Tokyo and Los Angeles, Nobuko Toda and Kazuma Jinnouchi are award-winning music composition and production team, who specializes in creating scores for film, television and video games. The duo’s music combines elements of orchestral, acoustic, electronic genres and musical sound design to create evocative and diverse soundscapes to create distinctive and emotional scores, and enhance the storytelling.

 

Toda and Jinnouchi have written music for numerous internationally-recognized projects - including Remothered: Tormented Fathers, Halo 5: Guardians, Uzumasa Limelight, Halo 4, A Realm Reborn - Final Fantasy XIV, Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, Metal Gear Solid 3. Soundtrack album for Halo 5: Guardians was highly recognized worldwide, and ranked #2 on Billboard’s soundtrack chart during the first week of its release.

 

In the recent years, Toda and Jinnouchi have started working closely with award-winning directors, Kenji Kamiyama and Shinji Aramaki, and wrote scores for Netflix ULTRAMAN, as well as the latest installment in highly-acclaimed Ghost In The Shell series, Ghost In The Shell SAC_2045, which is coming to Netflix in April 2020.

 

Both studied music at Berklee College of Music, graduated in 2002 after majoring in Film Scoring, and Contemporary Writing and Production. After years of collaboration with variety of creative talents, and unique experience as in-house composer at Microsoft and Konami, the duo continues to be in high demand for their understanding in music production for both linear and interactive media. Over the last two decades, the duo has received numerous awards and honors including BAFTA Games Award, NAVGTR Awards, Global Music Award, and MPSE Golden Reel Award.

 

Read more…

About Us

NOBUKO TODA

COMPOSER | ORCHESTRATOR | SCORE PRODUCER

Film and Game Music Composer, Orchestrator and Music Producer currently based in Tokyo, Japan.
Toda started composing at the age of four on the piano and electric organ by putting music to picture books and nursery tales. She graduates from Film Scoring and Contemporary Writing of Music at Berklee College of Music under the Georges Delerue Scholarship and Chicago Commercial Music Producer’s Award. 
She worked with director Hideo Kojima at Konami Digital Entertainment as an in-house composer for 7 years where she applied her film-scoring technique and
modern, traditional Hollywood composers styles, and epic, dramatic underscore, orchestral skills in music team. She composed music alongside Harry Gregson-Williams for cinematic scenes throughout “METAL GEAR SOLID 3: SNAKE EATER”, “METAL GEAR SOLID 4 GUNS OF THE PATRIOTS ”as lead composer and some of this series. 

Following her departure from Konami, she established her own company, FILM SCORE LLC, which specializes in the music production of soundtracks. She is currently involved in several movies, television, and AAA video-game productions based both in Japan, Europe, and the U.S.

Toda has also worked as an Orchestrator and Executive Music Producer on Microsoft Game Studios’s best-seller video Game Halo4 & Halo5, Evil within, and Final Fantasy XIV a Realm Reborn, and more.


In 2015, She has inaugurated as chair & music director of FILM SCORE PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA performing in Tokyo, Japan. 

NobukoTodaPhoto02_edited_edited.jpg
 
 

KAZUMA JINNOUCHI

COMPOSER

He has provided scores for numerous projects including Microsoft's blockbuster, Halo 5: Guardians, Halo 4, for which he recorded orchestra and choir at 20th Century Fox Newman Scoring Stage (Los Angeles, CA), Abbey Road Studios (London, UK), Rudolfinum (Prague, Czech), and mixed with Alan Meyerson at Remote Control Productions, and Kojima-Production's video game franchise Metal Gear Solid series. His most recent work is the music for the latest Halo: Infinite E3 2018 trailer.

 

He has also worked with a Japanese composer, Nobuko Toda, to provide music for feature films and TV series in the recent years.

 

For video game projects, Jinnouchi also has extensive experience working with Audiokinetic Wwise, which allows him to work closely with music implementers and audio directors, providing musical vision for the project through his understanding in interactive music.

 

WORKs

Based in Los Angeles and Tokyo, FILM SCORE LLC is a music production company specializes in music production for motion picture. We offer a variety of music services such as supporting contracts and project management with top-tier recording artists, composers, orchestrators, music copyists, and engineers to deliver high quality music for your project and/or branding needs.

1/1

AWARDs

Remothered: Tormented Fathers
- Global Music Awards 2018, Best Composer/ Composition, Winner
- Oniros Film Awards 2019, Best Song, [nomination]
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
- The Game Awards 2015, Best Score / Soundtrack
- Annual Game Music Awards 2015, Vocal Theme "Quiet's Theme" (nomination)
Halo 5: Guardians
- The British Academy Game Awards 2016, Best Music (nomination)
- Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) Golden Reel Awards 2016, Best Sound Editing, Computer Interactive National, Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers (NAVGTR) Award, Winner 
- National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers (NAVGTR) Award, Original Dramatic Score, Franchise, Winner
- VGChartz, Best Original Music Score of 2015, Winner
- The /r/XboxOne 2015 Game Of The Year Awards, Best Soundtrack, Winner
- The Game Awards 2015, Best Score / Soundtrack (nomination)
- The XboxOne 2015 Game Of The Year Awards, Best Soundtrack
- Annual Game Music Awards 2015, Cinematic Music (nomination) & Outstanding Production Music Studio "FILM SCORE LLC" (nomination
Sumo Road  - Dosuko Musical -
- Action On Film International Film Festival Best Musical Award, Winner
- Sapporo international short film festival, Best Original Score, Winner
Uzumasa Limelight
- Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) Award, Best Sound Editing Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue, and ADR in a Foreign Language Feature (nomination)
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
- MMOsite Reader's Choice Awards 2015, Best Soundtrack, Winner
- RPG Fan, Best Sound of 2013, Winner
- Annual Game Music Awards 2013, Best Soundtrack of The Year - Eastern - & Outstanding Production Music Studio "FILM SCORE LLC" (nomination)
Halo 4
- 29th Annual NAMM TEC Awards, Interactive Entertainment Sound Production, Winner
- inside Gaming Award, 2012
- Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) Golden Reel Awards 2013, Best Original Score (nomination)
- 11th Annual G.A.N.G. Awards, Best Soundtrack Album, Best Original Vocal, Audio of the Year (nomination) 
Metal Gear Solid 4 Guns of the Patriots
- Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Awards 2009, Outstanding Achievement In Original Music, Winner
- IGN Best of 2008 Overall Award & Readers’ Choice, Best Original Score, Winner
- SpikeTV Video Game Awards 2008, Best Original Score, Winner
- G4TV X-Play’s Best of 2008 Awards, Best Original Soundtrack Winner
- GDC Game Developers’ Choice Awards, Best Audio (nomination)
- The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Games Awards 2009, Best Original Score (nomination)
 
CONTACT US

© 2015 FILM SCORE LLC.