15 17 Oct '24

Anthony Bri Willis

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Function: Composer WSAcademy: WSA Voting Member
BAFTA-nominated composer Anthony Willis has taken a running leap into the Neverland of film scoring. A protege of Oscar nominated composer John Powell, Willis has become a sought after talent, contributing additional music to many of Hollywood’s major franchises including: How to Train your Dragon, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Pirates of the Caribbean, Jason Bourne, Wreck it Ralph, Rio, The Smurfs & Despicable Me. As lead composer, Anthony scored Emerald Fennell’s drama thriller feature Promising Young Woman starring Carey Mulligan which premiered at Sundance 2020 and received a 2021 BAFTA Nomination for Best Original Score. His other credits include NBC/Universal’s How To Train Your Dragon: Homecoming holiday special, Sony Playstation’s action-platformer video game Knack II, Michelle Morgan’s ‘Sundance Selection’ comedy: It Happened in L.A., David Yarovesky’s thriller, The Hive, where he collaborated with renowned DJ Steve Aoki, and Anthony Sabet’s nostalgic comedy One Last Night. Up and coming for Anthony Willis is Amin Matalqa’s heartfelt Arabian animation feature Hump.

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