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Composer/arranger Hummie Mann has collaborated with some of Hollywood’s most celebrated directors. His feature film scores have ranged from Mel Brooks’ “Robin Hood: Men in Tights” and “Dracula: Dead & Loving It” to Peter Yates’ “Year of the Comet”, the children’s film “Thomas and the Magic Railroad” to “Wooly Boys” starring Peter Fonda and Kris Kristofferson.
For television, he has scored projects for Simon Wincer (the miniseries “P.T. Barnum”), Jonathan Kaplan (the miniseries re-make of “In Cold Blood”), Norman Jewison (“Picture Windows – Soir Bleu”), Peter Bogdanovich (“The Rescuers: Tales of Courage – Two Women”), Joe Dante (“Masters of Horror: Homecoming” & “The Screwfly Solution”), Jim Abrahams (“First Do No Harm”) and Richard Friedenberg (“Suzanne’s Diary for Nicholas”).
He was awarded an Emmy for arranging Billy Crystal’s 1992 Oscar opening number; a second Emmy for his original score to an episode of Showtime’s Picture Windows series entitled “Language of the Heart” and a Distinguished Alumnus Award from Berklee College of Music.
He created the Pacific Northwest Film Scoring Program and has taught film composition courses in Scotland and Denmark as well as having twice visited China as a guest artist of the Chinese government. In May 2010 he was invited to teach a film composition workshop at the Dakhla Film Festival in Morocco and in April 2012 he was a guest speaker at the Beijing International Film Festival. Variety Magazine listed him as a “Leader in Learning” in it’s 2010 Education Impact Report and in his spare time he is completing his DMA in Film Composition through the University of Salford in Manchester, England; for which he received a full scholarship.
He divides his time between Los Angeles and Mercer Island, Washington.