Timothy Williams is a multi award winning composer best known for his work on Finding You, Brightburn, Get Out, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 and Vol. 2, Deadpool 2, Hobbs and Shaw, Creepshow and Robert Duvall's Wild Horses. A graduate of the National Film and Television School, Williams has won numerous awards and currently holds over 110 feature film credits.
From an early age, Timothy Williams was always captivated by film scores, especially of the scores of Jerry Goldsmith, John Barry, John Williams and John Powell. At age 16, filmmaker Paul Almond came to Tim's school to film Prep School. Paul heard Tim playing and asked him to write material for the film and Tim was hooked. Tim studied at the National Film and Television School in England, the UCLA Film Extension and attended the ASCAP film scoring workshop, where he was mentored by James Newton Howard.
When Tim moved to Hollywood, he discovered his neighbor was also a composer - Tyler Bates. They formed an instant friendship and Tim has orchestrated for Tyler ever since, writing additional music on many of his scores. Tyler has been a major influence and mentor to Tim over the last decade.
Williams' films includes Roadside Attractions' Finding You, directed by Brian Baugh; Brightburn, directed by David Yarovesky, and produced by James Gunn, starring Elizabeth Banks; We Summon The Darkness, directed by Marc Meyers, which won the best score award at ScreamfestLA 2019; Disney’s Piney, starring Simon Pegg and Jonathan Pryce, which garnered an Emmy nomination for Jonathan Pryce; Wild Horses, directed by and starring Robert Duvall, James Franco and Josh Hartnett, directed by Robert Duvall; Walking with the Enemy, starring Ben Kingsley and Jonas Armstrong; I.T., directed by John Moore, starring Pierce Brosnan; Diablo, starring Scott Eastwood and Walton Goggins; The Butterfly Circus, starring Doug Jones, which won over 35 Best Picture awards; Beyond All Boundaries, the Tom Hanks produced WWII documentary; and Red Sky, for which Tim Williams was nominated Best Composer by Motion Picture Sound Editors and best score at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards.
Upcoming films include The Swearing Jar, directed by Lindsay MacKay, starring Kathleen Turner, Adelaide Clemens and Patrick Adams; She Came From The Woods, directed by Erik Bloomquist; Halfway To Somewhere, directed by E.J. Foerster, starring Steve Zahn; Southern Gospel, starring Max Ehrich and Gary Weeks; Have You Heard About Greg, a documentary about Alzheimers, which he co-scored with Chad Cannon (American Factories) and Jesse Charmichael (Maroon 5). Upcoming short films include the BFI commissioned Fist, directed by Andrew McVicar, and The Tip, directed by Katherine Tana.
He wrote significant additional music on the Academy Award and Golden Globe Winner Get Out!, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 and Vol. 2, and additional music on Hobbs and Shaw, Deadpool 2, 300, Watchmen, Super, Sucker Punch, Doomsday, Conan the Barbarian, Shark Night 3D and The Spy Who Dumped Me.
He has received two Motion Picture SE Golden Reel Award nominations (Red Sky), four Thea Award wins, 10 ASCAP Plus Awards and won best score at the 24FPS Festival (Butterfly Circus), best score at ScreamfestLA 2019 (We Summon The Darkness) and best soundtrack nomination at the HMMA Awards (Red Sky).
Television work includes co-scoring AMC/Shudder Creepshow with Tyler Bates, Disney Junior's Piney, starring Jonathan Price and Simon Pegg. He scored the Fox pilot Richard Lovely, and wrote additional music on Fox's The Exorcist (S2), ABC's Missing and Comedy Network's Sym Bionic Titan. He orchestrates S.W.A.T, Castle, and Whispers.
Tim has scored and arranged over 50 shows for Disney and Universal Studios. Recent highlights include Jurassic World Live Tour, and the Opening of Shanghai Disneyland, which became Hurry Home for World of Color. His musical NAPOLEON, has played in London's West End (Shaftesbury Theater), New York (Signature Theater), Canada (Elgin Theater) and most recently in Korea (Charlotte Theater).
Tim has written additional music for video games God of War: Ascension, Rise of The Argonaughts and orchestrated Wildstar, and the main theme for Call of Duty:Black Ops 2 composed by Trent Reznor.
Williams has also conducted all the above films, as well as Christopher Robin, Hidden Figures, It, It2, Annabelle Creation and Darkest Minds. As an arranger, Tim has arranged for Rob Zombie, Zella Day, Vanessa Williams, Creeper, Holland Dozier Holland and Ioana Gika.
Tim is represented by Dan North at Kraft Engel Management and is sponsored by Arturia. He has had multiple soundtracks released by Milan Records, Lakeshore Records, and MovieScoreMedia.