Likes: Astronomy, warm people, cold beer
Dislikes: wasting time
Favorite Food: The edible kind (though Thai food is definitely up at the top)
Favorite Quote: “When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be” – Lao Tzu
Nikhil Koparkar is an LA-based composer/sound designer for film, TV, games and VR. He started his career playing in numerous bands in the city. This culminated in lead singer/songwriter/pianist duties for the rock band DREAM ALIVE, which has toured around the US and India. His work has been featured on MTV India, The Huffington Post, Guitar World Magazine, Music Connection and AXS.com. Currently operating out of his Sherman Oaks studio, he creates custom music and sound design for feature-films, web-series, games and TV underscore for Discovery Channeland TLC networks. His music has won numerous awards and nominations, including the Artist Aloud Music Award, and “Best Sound/Best Audio” nominations at both IndiePrizeand AZPlay Festival for his game music work. He has recently added spatial audio to his arsenal, and also creates compelling environments for VR.