Jay McCarrol is an accomplished Canadian composer, writer and actor based in Toronto, Ontario. He studied Film Scoring at Berklee College of Music on scholarship, shortly after that, he became a Musical Director for The Second City Toronto. He has written music for several feature films and television series including Matt and Bird Break Loose (2021), The Kid Detective (2020), This is Pop (2020), Baroness Von Sketch Show (2016-2021), The Dirties (2013), and Operation Avalanche (2016). He’s scored commercials and musicals, and travelled as a touring musician sharing the stage with notable artists like Feist, The National, Hayden, Tom Cochrane and more. He co-created and co-starred in Nirvanna the Band the Show, a celebrated comedy television series made for Viceland. He's been nominated 5 times for a Canadian Screen Award as a writer and composer.