Clint Mansell (born Clinton Darryl Mansell; 7 January 1963; in Coventry; England) is a Golden Globe-nominated musician and composer and former lead singer and guitarist of Pop Will Eat Itself.Mansell was the lead singer and guitarist of the British band Pop Will Eat Itself. After the disbanding of PWEI in 1996; Mansell broke into the world of film scoring when his friend; director Darren Aronofsky; hired him to score his debut film. Moon is a 2009 British science fiction film about a man who experiences a personal crisis as he nears the end of a three-year solitary stint mining helium-3 on the far side of the Earth's moon. It is the feature debut of director Duncan Jones. Sam Rockwell stars as the employee Sam Bell, and Kevin Spacey voices his robot companion, GERTY. Moon premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and was released in selected theatres in New York and Los Angeles on 12 June 2009. The release was expanded to additional theatres in the United States and Toronto on both 3 and 10 July and was released in the United Kingdom on 17 July.
This film was the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) winner of the 2009 award for the Best British.