Timothy Michael Wynn

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Timothy Michael Wynn
Wynn conducting the Golden State Pops Orchestra, 2009.
Background information
Occupation(s) Composer for film, Television, and Games
Years active 1994-present
Website http://www.timwynn.net/

Timothy Michael Wynn (born May 5, 1970) is an American musical composer for films, television shows, and video games. His co-score for Warhawk was recognized as one of the best video game scores for 2007 by IGN and the International Film Music Critics Association.


Wynn began his music training as a founding member of the prestigious Orange County High School of the Performing Arts in 1988. From there he was accepted into the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California, where he studied under Elmer Bernstein, Christopher Young, Buddy Baker and Jerry Goldsmith.

Wynn started his professional career writing the score for Last Chance. While working on the film, he met aspiring music supervisor Alex Patsavas. The two would continue working on the films, including The Prophet and Recoil. In 2000, Wynn worked on a documentary for Steven Spielberg, to be used for the opening of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. After the documentary, he went on to score other documentaries including D-Day, Moments of Truth, and Filmscapes.

In 2002, Wynn scored the ABC television series The Chair. He also composed music for the ABC television series Thieves and Joel Silver’s The Strip. In 2003, he was tapped to score the feature film, Descendant. His next project was the acclaimed Warner Brothers documentary, James Dean: Forever Young, narrated by Martin Sheen. He then switched gears and scored the comedy Partners, in 2005.. In 2007, Wynn wrote the music for the international television series ODYSSEY: Driving Around the World and the American television series Supernatural. In 2009, he worked on the ABC television series The Deep End.

Wynn began writing music for video games in 2005, starting with The Punisher. In 2007, he teamed up with longtime partner Christopher Lennertz to write the score for Warhawk, which was nominated for Score of the Year by the International Film Music Critics and was chosen one of the best scores of 2007 by IGN. Wynn’s next project was scoring The Simpsons Game . The Simpsons received a Game Audio Network Guild (G.A.N.G.) award for Best Arrangement of a Non-Original Score. He then went on to produce tracks for Gun. In 2008, he scored the award-winning franchise Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3. In 2009, he scored Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 – Uprising and Red Faction Guerrilla). In 2010, Wynn composed the score for Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight.

He was also as part of a collaboration between several of the biggest names of Hollywood composers entitled, "A Symphony of Hope", which benefited victims of the 2010 Haiti earthquake.[citation needed]




Year Title Director(s) Studio(s) Notes
1995 Terminal Virus Dan Golden Concorde-New Horizons Television film
1997 Macon County Jail Victoria Muspratt Concorde-New Horizons N/A
1998 Recoil Art Camacho N/A N/A
1999 The Prophet Fred Olen Ray Concorde-New Horizons N/A


Year Title Director(s) Studio(s) Notes
2000 Stalkers Jesse Weathington N/A Short film
2001 Moments of Truth with Stephen Amborse Chris Harty N/A Television film
2002 Time Machine: Lindbergh Flies Again Chris Harty N/A Television film
Manual Labor Jeff Wadlow N/A Short film
2003 Descendant (2003 film) Kermit Christman
Del Tenney
York Entertainment N/A
2004 FilmScapes: A Filmmaker's Journey to Extraordinary Places Louis Schwartzberg N/A Television film
Worth Killing For Jesse Weatahington N/A Direct-to-video film
2005 James Dean:Forever Young Michael J. Sheridan Warner Bros. Documentary film
Partner(s) Dave Diamond Lions Gate Films N/A
2006 Ice Louis Schwartzberg Blacklight Films Video short
Grave Spirits Louis Schwartzberg Disney/Blacklight Films Video short
Jet Stream Louis Schwartzberg Disney/Blacklight Films Documentary short
Chasing the Light Louis Schwartzberg Blacklight Films Television film
2007 Reflections of Venice Louis Schwartzberg Disney/Blacklight Films Documentary short


Year Title Director(s) Studio(s) Notes
2010 To Save a Life Brian Baugh Samuel Goldwyn Films N/A
2012 Liberator Aaron Pope Coverage Ink Short film
McKenna Shoots for the Stars Vince Marcello Universal Home Video N/A
2013 The Starving Games Jason Friedberg
Aaron Seltzer
Battle of the Year Benson Lee Screen Gems Additional Music
2014 MK Reloaded N/A N/A N/A


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