Biography

Matthew Head

Film Composer

Matthew Head (born on January 19, 1982) acquired an early appetite for music. Growing up in the suburbs of Marietta, GA., Matthew was enrolled into piano lessons at the age of five. Now a classically trained pianist, Film Composer, and Music Producer, Matthew has succeeded in creating and producing music that takes his listeners on a musical journey.

With over 8 years of scoring experience, Matthew has found much success in the realms of film and media. His composition credits include numerous scores for movies, documentaries, and even commercials. Working with The Horne Brother's production company, Matthew served as the composer of the award winning documentary, The Start of Dreams featuring Broadway Director, Kenny Leon. Matthew has also worked with Christopher Everett to compose the music for his documentary, Wilmington on Fire. Extending his abilities, he has worked closely with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Buick/GMC (BI Worldwide/Takeda Entertainment) marketing team providing music for their commercials and on-line media.

Matthew's scoring success can be contributed to his ability to compose music for various film genres. While working with TriDestined Studios based out of Los Angeles, California, he adeptly composed the music for several of their films, including the high anticipated theater release of the drama/thriller, The Man In 3B. Matthew connected with Roger Bobb of BobbCat Films based in Atlanta, Georgia and agreed to compose the scores on a number of their projects such as, the award winning television movies, Raising Izzie, In The Meantime, and the comedy films Girlfriends’ Getaway & Girlfriends’ Getaway 2. He's also composed the theme music for the comedy themed reality show, Rickey Smiley For Real produced by BobbCat Films. Matthew's dedications lead him to receive several awards and nominee recognitions, such as Best Soundtrack at the Motor City International (2007), Stellar Award Nominee (2007), NAACP Image Award nominee (2013), and Outstanding Achievement Award Los Angeles Web Festival (2014). In 2015, Matthew received his first Emmy Award for his music composition for the corporate documentary, Melissa’s Story produced by Scott Takeda of Takeda Entertainment.

With the ability to work within the different avenues of music, he has been able to produce music for record labels such as Capital Records and Atlantic Records. Matthew worked closely with Universal Records and provided music for several of their songwriters. Over the years he has produced songs for numerous independent artists around the world. With his film scoring projects on the rise, Matthew's musical ambition makes him a strong force in the entertainment industry.

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