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About John Mccarthy

Composer | how ya doin productions | USA | California

John McCarthy is a composer for film and television. His music is a hybrid of ‘acoustical and electronic’ elements and he has an extensive background in classical, jazz, rock and world music. Recently he scored a pair of episodes of the 2015 David Shore/Vince Gilligan show Battle Creek (CBS). His first film, ‘Love and Human Remains’ was directed by Academy Award winner Denys Arcand. John won the 2009 Genie Award [Canadian Academy Award] for best original score for the feature film ‘The Stone Angel,’ starring Ellen Burstyn and directed by Kari Skogland. He also scored the NBC show ‘My Own Worst Enemy,’ starring Christian Slater and the hit CBS television series ‘Due South’ for Academy Award winner Paul Haggis. More recently John scored an animated film for Cirque Du Soleil and the feature film ‘Faces in the Crowd’ directed by Julian Magnat staring Milla Jovovich.

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Year Award Awarded for
2009 Genie Award Best Achievement in Music – Original Score for The Stone Angel (2007)
2001 Marco Island Film Festival est Original Score for the Dischord

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