Tim Jones (film composer)

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Timothy Stuart Jones (born 1971) is an American composer and musician. Jones has composed scores for film and television.

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Jones is perhaps best known as the composer for five seasons (91 episodes) of Chuck on NBC. [1] Jones also took over scoring duties on season 2 of Human Target on Fox. [2]

Tim Jones, who majored in film scoring, graduated in 1994 with a bachelor's degree from the Berklee College of Music in Boston.[ citation needed ]

His TV work brought him to the attention of Mark Mothersbaugh.  Working with Mark led to Jones doing additional music for portions of the Marvel film, Thor: Ragnarok .  He also provided additional score for Lego Movie 2 , Holmes and Watson and most recently Mitchell’s vs.The Machines and Hotel Transylvania: Transformania .  Because of Jones’ work with Mothersbaugh on Thor: Ragnarok, Marvel asked him to be a part of the music team on Captain Marvel .  He also was brought in by Janusz Kaminski to compose additional score for his film, American Dream.

Jones has also completed films with several new directors.  Lin Oeding, ( Office Uprising and Braven ); Jesper Ganslandt, ( Beast of Burden and Snabba Cash ), and Joel David Moore, (Hide and Seek). Jones also has a long relationship with Dir/Prod Mike Elliot for whom he has written four scores: American Pie Presents: Girls’ Rules, Smoking Aces: Assassins' Ball , Secrets of Emily Blair and Santa Girl .

In 2021, being credited as Timothy Stuart Jones, He worked with director James Cullen Bressack on the Bruce Willis films, Survive the Game and Fortress . Jones also scored the documentary film Waterman , directed by Isaac Halasima, about the legendary figure Duke Kahanamoku. [3] This film will premiere on PBS in Spring 2022.

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  1. Sarabande, Varèse (8 April 2015). "5 Questions with Tim Jones and Vik Sahay of CHUCK | Community". Varèse Sarabande. Retrieved 2020-01-14.
  2. "'Chuck' composer scores 'Human Target' gig". The Hollywood Reporter. 25 July 2010. Retrieved 2020-01-14.
  3. Poole, Jenny (2021-10-22). "'Waterman' Documentary Composer, Timothy Stuart Jones, Talks About Career and Dream Projects". Medium. Retrieved 2021-10-23.