Shawn Murphy

Shawn Murphy

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With credentials nearly as numerous and diverse as the projects he has worked on, Shawn Murphy has composed soundtrack, film score, and provided technical direction for innumerable films, TV and radio shows, orchestras, and events alike.

Nominated for three Academy Awards, winning Best Sound in 1993 for Jurassic Park, Shawn has worked on over 350 feature films since 1983, including Jade, Jumanji, and Titanic. He has also built his reputation as a freelance mixer, and audio supervisor for the Academy Awards, Boston Pops TV and other PBS Series, NBC’s Saturday Night Live, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Pacific Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood Music Festival, and the Hollywood Bowl, to name a few.

In addition to his compositional and recording career, Shawn has also been requested as a consultant for the design of several facilities including McGill University, Todd-AO, and Sony Scoring, among others.

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