15 17 Oct '24

Bear McCreary

Function: Composer WSAcademy: WSA Voting Member
McCreary: Emmy® and BAFTA® Award-winning composer Bear McCreary began his career as one of the final protégés of film music legend Elmer Bernstein, with whom he worked for nearly a decade. Bear burst onto the scene scoring the influential and revered series Battlestar Galactica. He won an Emmy® Award for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme for Da Vinci’s Demons, a musical palindrome that sounds the same forwards and backwards. Bear also received Emmy® Award nominations for his work on Black Sails, Outlander and Human Target, and has twice been awarded ASCAP Composer of the Year by his peers. His recent projects include Universal Pictures / Blumhouse Productions’ Freaky; Netflix’s Oscar Nominated documentary Crip Camp, produced by Barack and Michelle Obama; Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures’ Godzilla: King of the Monsters; Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot Films’ 10 Cloverfield Lane; Orion Pictures’ Child’s Play; Universal Pictures/Blumhouse Productions’ Happy Death Day; Netflix’s Animal Crackers; AMC’s The Walking Dead; Disney’s Marvels’ Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.; Vertical Entertainment’s The Professor and the Madman; Netlflix's animated series Masters of the Universe: Revelation, produced by Kevin Smith; and Sony PlayStation’s video game God of War for which he received a BAFTA Award.

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