Steve E. Williams is a Los Angeles Film, TV, and ad composer, producer and keyboardist with credits including Disney/Marvel Ant-Man featurette, ABC Nashville and CW Reign trailers, A Current Affair, NBC's Life, Discovery, Nat Geo, TriStar, ESPN, CBS, Fox, Warner, Saab, Mattel, Sears, Levi's, Nokia/Vertu, Nissan, PF Changs, Dr. Phil, Ryobi, General Foods, and Chevy. Steve works with platinum artists and top songwriters, has had Billboard Top 100 singles, Top 10 club remixes, and was awarded 5 ADDY and 2 Communicator Awards for his ad music.
Steve E. Williams' TV credits also include: Investigation Discovery's Deadly Women and Beauty Queen Murders, National Geographic's Dead or Alive, MSNBC's Your Business, BBC's From Harris With Love, Caught Red Handed, Rescue: Code One & Dileab Thormoid (Smile Please), NBC's The Dan Patrick Show, Jeff Probst Show (Survivor), AFL Game Day & Today (AU), La Riera & Crackovia (ES), Discovery Civilization, trailers for Tele5 (DE), Lorimar, CBS, and KTLA News, plus documentaries including BBC's Trawlermen's Lives and the award winning WMD, plus presentation music at the Carnegie Science Center.
Additional advertising clients include: PricewaterhouseCoopers, Baskin-Robbins, 20th Century Fox, Prevalin, Lucozade Sport (UK), Mitsubishi, U-Haul, Family Fued, CBS/KNX1070 news themes, and Rick Dees national Weekly Top 40.
Williams developed music and sound for the exclusive Nokia/Vertu line of cellphones, and was part of the music team for SeaWorld and Cypress Gardens theme parks.
His remix of "I Don't Want To Sleep Alone" (Mette) was a Top 10 club hit in the US and Au.
He studied Orchestration and Film Scoring at Berklee School of Music.
Big Hollywood sound: heavy rock guitar invades the orchestra. Iron Man, Die Hard, Mission Impossible, Skyfall. Dramatic driving 8th note strings, large Hits, Swells & breakdowns. Action/Adventure/Chase usage for exhilarating intensity, a sense of the unknown, or approaching trouble. Heavy drum beats, Instrumental, Action, Adventure Electro-Orch
Like Batman-The Dark Knight Rises score starting with booming ambient sweeps then building into a huge industrial drum groove with bass drones. Ends with a Transformer like rising drone. Stops throughout and alternate mixes for editing trailers and cutting to picture. Intense, driving, & pulsating, Instrumental, Action, Intense Electro-Orch
Metro, looming, dark, edgy drum loops with many percussive accents over bass hits for editing to action and getting attention. Street scenes, Sports, edgy Advertising, Fashion, Transition music for TV production. Use other production elements over this track to build a custom cue for video editing. Instrumental, Action, Thriller Electronic
An intense Sound Designed Soundscape (Alias, 24, Book of Eli, Matrix) ambient effect bed with digitally manipulated atmospheric sounds, watery other-worldly spacial EFX that build over time. Creates a distorted reality. Contains no pitch & can be used under other music like Inception score. Instrumental, Action, Thriller Soundscape