Biography

In 1991, Bill Brown graduated from Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA with a degree in Filmscoring. He began his career composing powerful scores for triple-A game titles, including Tom Clancy’s ‘Rainbow Six’ and ‘Ghost Recon’, Clive Barker’s ‘Undying’, ‘Return to Castle Wolfenstein’, ‘Lineage II’ and ‘Command & Conquer: Generals’. Bill also contributed additional music to the hit films ‘Any Given Sunday’, ‘Ali’, ‘Finding Forrester’, and scored television films including ‘Scorcher’ (CineTel/HBO) and ‘Trapped’ (USA Network).

Building on the success of his compelling scores for games, television and film, his career continues to expand into new territory. Bill is currently the composer for the hit CBS television series, CSI:NY.

Bill’s scores have been nominated by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, L.A. Weekly, and G.A.N.G., and have won awards from the ITVA, and BMI as well as the Music4Games Editor’s Choice award. He is represented by Randy Gerston at First Artists Management.

Bill Conducting 50 players from the Seattle Symphony Orchestra Northwest Sinfonia for the music that he wrote for the Microsoft Windows XP operating system and web tour - March 2001


Awards and Nominations

Awards:

BMI TV Music Awards for “CSI:NY” Season 1 and Season 2

ITVA Golden Reel GOLD Award:
Kennedy Space Center “Gateway to the Universe” soundtrack

Music4Games - M4G Editor’s Choice Award:
“The Sum of All Fears” (PC)

“BEST MUSIC AWARD - PCXL Magazine’s 1998 All-Star Awards:
“Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six”

Game Audio Network Guild (G.A.N.G.) 2003 Awards Nominee
Lineage II: the Chaotic Chronicle (NCSoft), in the following categories:
Best Live Performance Recording, Best Cinematic / Cut-Scene Audio,
Best Original Vocal Song - Choral

British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) 2003
Games Awards Nominee in the Music category:
“Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War”

British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) 2003
Games Awards Nominee in the Music category:
“Command and Conquer: Generals”

Golden Reel Nominee: Feature Film
“ALI” (Columbia Pictures / Sony Pictures Entertainment)

Golden Reel Nominee: Feature Film
“Any Given Sunday” (Warner Bros.)

British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) 2001
Interactive Entertainment Award Nominee in the Music category:
“Clive Barker’s Undying”

“Best Original Music” Nominee by L.A. Weekly:
Blue Sphere Alliance’s live theatrical production “Nagasaki Dust”

Golden Reel Nominee:
“Hercules: The Legendary Journeys” (Renaissance Pictures/Universal)

Golden Reel Nominee:
“In the Presence of Mine Enemies” (Showtime Pictures)

See Reviews and News for more awards won by titles that Bill scored!

Edited by boom100060 on 8 May 2011, 12:31

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