Born in Arizona and raised in Europe, Ryan Whittier is an award-winning Film Composer. He provides complete music creation and licensing services to clients ranging from major international brands and institutions to independent film makers, wireless entertainment pioneers, and everyone in between. Notable clients include: PBS, Ken Burns, The New York Times, The Atlantic, the […]
Ryan Whittier is currently creating the score music for a number of short documentary pieces supporting the three-part, six-hour ”CANCER: The Emperor of All Maladies” documentary. The series is based on Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee’s 2011 Pulitzer Prize-winning nonfiction book “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer”, and is scheduled to air on PBS in the Spring of 2015. […]
Here’s the trailer for the new short film August Heat, starring Mark Sullivan and Jarlath Conroy, expected to debut as part of the 2014/2015 festival circuit. Ryan Whittier created the score music for the film. August Heat was directed by Matthew James Thompson.
Ryan Whittier provided the music score for a Crayola commercial that aired during the 2012 and 2013 Christmas seasons.
Ryan Whittier is currently creating and compiling a small collection of short solo piano works. Some are brand new, and some are from recent years. The moods of the pieces are generally nostalgic, wistful and contemplative – some with a touch of mystery - and the compositional style is […]
GE licensed some of Ryan Whittier’s score music for use in their Developing Futures in Education short film.
The short documentary film “Ken Burns: On Story“, which Ryan Whittier scored for Redglass Pictures, made its web debut on The Atlantic. The film features the legendary Ken Burns discussing what he finds most compelling about the art of storytelling.
Ryan Whittier created custom film score music for the Johnson & Johnson Carbon Footrace short film.
Ryan Whittier created the music for Redglass Pictures’ short film about “millenials” for Mercer (a subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies). It was a fun and challenging project, since the soundtrack required elements of indie, folk, and good old fashioned rock’n’roll.
Here’s a link to the short documentary film ‘Miracle on 22nd Street’, as featured on The New York Times home page on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day, 2010: Miracle on 22nd St from Redglass Pictures on Vimeo. Ryan Whittier composed and recorded all the music in the three days leading up to the debut of this true story of […]