Alan has signed on to write the score for the upcoming 3-part documentary series about 25 Ronin 3 Marines of 3rd Battalion 5th Marines, Darkhorse and their dangerous combat experiences in Sangin Afghanistan, 2010. Ronin 3 is narrated by Academy Award nominated Tom Berenger.
The Netflix series Moving Art: Underwater wins Best Score at the Paris Film Awards. Alan’s score has won 18 Best Score awards. Underwater first garnered attention winning the 2016 Jerry Goldsmith Award for Best Documentary Score.
Alan was awarded the Best Score award at the Florence Film Awards for the animated film Estefan. This has been an audience favorite ever since it was nominated for an Annie Award for Best Score in 2014.
Alan’s score to the Netflix series Moving Art: Angkor Wat wins Best Score at the Berlin Short Film Festival. This marks the 6th award for Best Score. Previous wins and nominations include Jerry Goldsmith Awards and Global Music Awards.
The Netflix series Moving Art: Whales and Dolphins was awarded Best Score at the Los Angeles Film Awards. This is the 14th award for Alan’s score.
Alan’s score to the documentary Beneath the Sea has won the Best Original Score award at the London Independent Film Festival.
Alan’s concept album The Explorers receives Silver Medal for Best Album from the Global Music Awards. This album previously was nominated for a Jerry Goldsmith Award for Best Score in Free Creation Form.
Together with lyricist David Pomeranz, Alan co-wrote the HMMA award -winning song “Music of the Earth” to the film Mykonos Blue. After 3 previous nominations for Best Score, this is Alan’s first HMMA award.
Book launch day of Alan’s his first book! Directing Creativity: The Art of Innovation is a practical guide to unlock creativity and drive innovation. Award-winning Hollywood film composer Alan Williams demystifies the creative process in practical, accessible terms that are applicable to every innovative passion. The book is available in all formats from Amazon.
Alan’s concept album The Explorers has been nominated for a Jerry Goldsmith Award for Best Score in Free Creation Form. This marks Alan’s fourth JGA nomination, winning the award for Best Documentary Score in 2016 for the Netflix series Moving Art: Underwater. The Explorers album is available on all streaming platforms.
The documentary feature Toxic Puzzle wins Award of Excellence for Best Score at the Accolade Global Film Awards. Directed by Swedish filmmaker Bo Landin, the film is narrated by Harrison Ford.
Each year Global Music Awards honors a musician with its Odyssey Award for Lifetime Achievement in Music Award. The 2017 Odyssey Award was awarded to Alan Williams.