Meet Mica Levi, the musical mastermind breaking through a male-dominated Oscar field
Mica Levi (born February 1987), known by her stage name Micachu, is an English singer, songwriter, composer, and producer. She is classically trained and since 2008 has released experimental pop music with her band Good Sad Happy Bad (formerly known as Micachu and The Shapes). In 2014, Levi branched out into film composing, creating the score for the Jonathan Glazer film Under the Skin. Her work was widely praised and Levi received a European Film Award for Best Composer and a BAFTA Award for Best Film Music nomination. Her score for Pablo Larraín’s Jackie received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Score.