Music for Film and Television

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For me it is all about the “emotional core” of a film, and that core will guide you to what the “tone” of the music should be, and finding that right tone is of paramount importance of any score.”

David Williams has scored over 60 feature and television films encompassing a wide range of styles and genres. He has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry including Francis Ford Coppola on the MGM film SUPERNOVA (James Spader, Angela Bassett, Peter Facinelli). David recently scored the psychological thriller THEY LIVE IN THE GREY starring Michelle Krusiec (HOLLYWOOD), Ellen Wroe (FOR ALL MANKIND), Ken Kirby (GOOD TROUBLE), and Madelyn Grace (DON'T BREATHE). Written and Directed by AMPAS Nicholl Screenwriting Award Winners The Vang Brothers, the suspense-action feature NIGHT OF THE SICARIO starring Natasha Henstridge, the IndieFest Award-Winning BROKEN MEMORIES produced by Gary Levinsohn (JACK REACHER, SAVING PRIVATE RYAN) the human trafficking drama UNBRIDLED Produced by Troy Buder (QUEEN OF KATWE), and the Award-winning drama MOONLIGHT SOUL. Other films he has scored include Miramax's PHANTOMS (Ben Affleck, Rose McGowan, Liev Schreiber, Joanna Going, Peter O'Toole) Produced by Dean Koontz, the thriller FREEZER (Dylan McDermott, Peter Facinelli) directed by two-time Academy Award nominee and multi-Emmy winner Mikael Salomon (BAND OF BROTHERS) and Produced by Mark Manuel (HACKSAW RIDGE), the action-comedy MALONE (Thomas Jane, Elsa Pataky, Ving Rhames) Directed by Russell Mulcahy (HIGHLANDER) and Produced by Brian Oliver (BLACK SWAN), Voltage Pictures thriller BEDEVILED, Sony Pictures/MTV psychological thriller THE DORM, directed by Rachel Talalay (DOCTOR WHO), and produced by Michael Frislev and Chad Oakes (FX's FARGO), Sony Pictures romance ICE CASTLES, A&E's historical drama BENEDICT ARNOLD (Aidan Quinn, Kelsey Grammer), ABC-Disney's fantasy FALLEN (Paul Wesley, Tom Skerritt, Bryan Cranston), Sony Pictures drama NO WAY BACK (Russell Crowe), the WWII period drama CHRISTINA (Stephen Lang), FOX's military drama A GLIMPSE OF HELL (James Caan, Robert Sean Leonard), NBC/Universal's L.A. LAW: THE MOVIE, Produced by David Madden (RUNAWAY BRIDE), and Dimension's THE PROPHECY (Christopher Walken, Virginia Madsen, Viggo Mortensen) directed by Gregory Widen (BACKDRAFT, HIGHLANDER).

David graduated from Missouri State University with studies in composition and orchestration. He also did post-graduate work at North Texas University. David was awarded a private study fellowship with celebrated Oscar-winning composer
John Corigliano (THE RED VIOLIN, ALTERED STATES). He is an ASCAP Award Winner and is a member of the SCL. He lives with his wife Diana in Woodland Hills, California.