ANDY HILL, Ph.D
Andy Hill is a thirty-year veteran of the film and television music industry, former vice-president of music production for Walt Disney Studios, Grammy Award-winning music supervisor, founder of the MFA program in Music Composition for the Screen at Columbia College Chicago, and author of Scoring The Screen: The Secret Language Of Film Music (Hal Leonard, June 2017). Films for which he served as executive in charge of music production have earned nine Academy Awards in music categories. Projects for which Andy served as music supervisor include Ed Wood, Message In A Bottle, and James and the Giant Peach. He is currently dean of the Film Scoring Academy of Europe, Sofia, Bulgaria, and director of its M.F.A. program in Music for Motion Pictures and Contemporary Media. His online composer service, Cinemuse Composer Coaching (https://www.scoringthescreen.com/composercoaching) offers private guidance in showreel development and career launch or rebooting. Andy is also the author (as A.W. Hill) of four published novels and editor of two primers on the subject of cosmology and modern physics.