David James Nielsen

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February 2024


David's newest action/comedy short film 'ALZILLA' is currently in post-production. David is also composing the score for the film and will be recording the music with a live orchestra. Starring Alistair the Dog and David, this film is sure to deliver some laughs and action-packed thrills! The film will be submitted to film festivals, and the soundtrack will be released this year in 2024.

Check out the teaser poster and Stay Tuned!

January 2023 - February 2024

David has been composing music for the Super Science Showcase educational series over the past year. The show is still in post-production.

Super Science Showcase: The Series

Check out the trailer!

January - October 2023

David's fantasy/adventure short film AL AND THE LOST WORLD was an Official Selection and screened at these festivals:

The film won a Platinum award for Best Movie Short and Best Children's Film at the 2023 Fortean Film Festival. David also won the Best Filmmaker Fantasy Short award for Winter 2022 at the Freewheeling Film Awards in London, England.

Synopsis: Mysterious natural forces transport Alistair and David to the Lost World but how they get back home is another question.

Watch the Movie:

Listen to the soundtrack:


January, 2023

Listen to the Soundtrack:

The Soundtrack for "Super Science Showcase: The Movie" was released on January, 27th, 2023 and can be heard on various streaming platforms.

Super Science Showcase: The Movie (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

November, 2022

A Brief History of Hollywood - Short Documentary Soundtrack

The soundtrack medley for the short documentary "A Brief History of Hollywood" was released on Nov. 18th, 2022. Special Thanks to director Nate Barlow.

Listen to the Soundtrack:

November, 2022

Coastal Dream

Coastal Dream music video/short film is a finalist at the Beachfront Film Festival!

September, 2022

The Guest List (Original Music from and Inspired by the Film)

David's new soundtrack is released on Sept. 17th. The Guest List documentary is about the Station Night Club Fire and America’s Deadliest Rock Concert. Special Thanks to director David Bellino.

Watch on Prime Video through the Reelz Channel:

Listen to the Soundtrack:

June, 2022

Surviving Camp Analog (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

The Soundtrack for "Surviving Camp Analog" was released on June 17, 2022 and can be heard on various streaming platforms.

Listen to the Soundtrack:

June, 2022

2021 Reel Music Awards - AL AND THE METEOR soundtrack

David's music score for his short film AL AND THE METEOR won the"Original Score for a Short Film" category at the 2021 Reel Music Awards! Congrats to all of the other nominees and winners!

Link to webpage: https://reelmusic.wordpress.com/2022/06/13/2021-reel-music-awards-the-winners/

Listen to the Soundtrack:

May, 2022

Surviving Camp Analog

The feature film "Surviving Camp Analog" that David composed the music score for will soon be available to stream on various platforms starting June 1st. The soundtrack will also be released on June 17, 2022

February, 2022

The Guest List

A documentary called “The Guest List” premiered Sunday, Feb. 20th, on the Reelz channel at 8 pm EST, which included some music David composed, along with music from other bands, artists, and composers. The film is about the tragic Station nightclub fire in 2003 during the Great White band’s music performance.

February, 2022

Coastal Dream

A new music video filmed, edited and music composed by David is released!

November, 2021

AL AND THE METEOR - Soundtrack

Al and the Meteor soundtrack is released to stream on various platforms.

Listen to the Soundtrack:

September, 2021

A Brief History of Hollywood - Short Documentary

The short documentary "A Brief History of Hollywood" that David composed and arranged music for was screened at the Dances with Films Festival in Los Angeles, CA on, Tuesday, Sept. 7th. David, his wife Jen, and the director Nate Barlow were in attendance.

Nate Barlow and David James Nielsen
Nate Barlow and David James Nielsen