Nick Monteleone is a producer, composer, and musician, and has spent 15 years producing and scoring an eclectic array of award winning short films that have earned him a following in the independent film world. As a life long lover of film and music, Nick received his BA in Music Composition from Columbia College Chicago. In 2006, Nick scored the short film “Improvisation” by Chicago director Zach Litwack, and the film was accepted as an official selection in the 2007 Cannes Film Festival and Kent Film Festival. That same year Nick wrote the score for the film “Eddie” by Quentin Kruger, which is now distributed through Frameline Pictures. Also in 2007, Nick co-founded a production company that served to promote the interests of Chicago based filmmakers. In 2008 Nick scored the short film version of Litwack’s “Lost and Found”, which was an official selection at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival. Recently, Nick’s work has been featured on Paula Berinstein’s The Writing Show with horror author Karen Warren. Nick has also written music for several national advertising campaigns and public service announcements. His clients include:
American Jewish World Service
Chicago Foundation For Women
Boys And Girls Club Of America
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)
Nick currently resides in Los Angeles, where he continues to work with his two first loves, film and music. He currently serves as the head of Train Bridge Films, and has acquired the rights to produce several upcoming projects.