About William M. Wright
William Wright (b.1980) is a contemporary composer of original music for film, television, marketing and the concert hall and is a graduate of Berklee College of Music where he received a bachelor's degree, with distinction, in Music Composition. He also holds an advanced professional specialization in Orchestration for Film and Television.

Wright is a 5x feature film composer, best known for his work on director Jordan Noel’s award-winning drama This World Alone (available on Hulu). He has been awarded residencies and commissions by Roane Choral Society, Oak Ridge Civic Music Association, Scruffy City Orchestra, Tanasi Winds, Theatre Knox Downtown, The Clarence Brown Film Festival, The Maker City Council, Farr Horizons and LA's Living Arts Exchange Festival, among others.

Wright has been honored by Milan Italy's Screen Music Program (2021, Best Composer for the Screen), Film Fest Knox (2023, Best Composer), The Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center (2x selection, National Puppetry Conference), was awarded a 2023 Bailey Opportunity Grant, and has premiered new works at the International New Music Festival (St Petersburg, Russia).

In 2023, Wright accepted a position as in-house Composer and Creative Audio Director at PopFizz Productions in Knoxville, TN, where he lives with his very nice family.
Composer - National Puppetry Conference
Recipient - Best Composer, Film Fest Knox
Score Composer - Let Them Be Naked, Feature Documentary
Score Composer - America Works Here, Doc Mini-series by DesignSensory
Score Composer - Smouldering Fires, Commissioned by Clarence Brown Film Festival
Score Composer - The Green Planet, Animated Short
Score Composer - MODEL KILLER: Giant Crimes and Tiny Cover-ups, Puppet Theatre
Composer + Sound Designer - Pass The Mic: Creating A Stage For Change, Podcast
Music Supervisor + Additional Composer - The Ghost Trap, Feature Film
Workshop - Do You Hear What I Hear?, National Puppetry Festival
Mist Beyond The Range - for chamber trio, commissioned by Farr Horizons
Recipient - Bailey Opportunity Grant
Composer - National Puppetry Conference
Score Composer - The Birds, commissioned by Central Cinema
Score Composer - An Awful Thing Has Gone and Happened, Feature Film
Score Composer - Guacamole Yesterdays, Feature Film
Score Composer - Bequeathed, Puppet Theater
Make Me New Again - for chamber ensemble, commissioned by The Maker City Council
Provincetown - for wind quintet, premiered by Tanasi Winds
Recipient, "Best Composer For The Screen" - Screen music Program (Milan, Italy)
Score Composer + Sound Designer - Conservation Crew, Children's TV Pilot
Score Composer - The Recipients, Short Film
Resident Composer - Scruffy City Orchestra
Childhood Is The Kingdom Where Nobody Dies - for Orchestra, premiered by Scruffy City Orchestra
CONCORDIA - for choral and chamber trio, commissioned by Roane Choral, ORCMA and Knoxtet
A COMPLETE FAILURE OF HUMANITY! - for chamber trio, premiered at The International New Music Festival (Russia)
Arrays - sound collage, premiered at The International New Music Festival (Russia)
Resident Composer - Roane Choral Society
Resident Composer - Oak Ridge Civic Music Association
Find Me In The Dark - for chamber trio, commissioned by Kin Of The Moon
Big Ears Music Festival Performance
Score Composer - Wait Until Dark, Stage Production
Score Composer - The Man From Earth, Stage Production
Featured Composer - Knoxferatu/Enjoy The Silents Film Series
Resident Composer - Tanasi Winds
Resident Composer - Theater Knox Downtown
SALT MASS: a Hookland Suite - for chamber orchestra (Gezellig Records)
Featured Composer - Scruffy City Film Festival
Score Composer -This World Alone, Feature Film (on Hulu)
Score Composer - Until You Go, Short Film
Score Composer -Yours/Tuyos, Short Film
Score Composer - Real World 4x4, TV Series
Score Producer - Kalamata's Kitchen, for Pitchwire
Score Producer - Remastered, Doc Miniseries by DesignSensory
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