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Bio



Winifred Phillips is an award-winning game music composer with more than 11 years of experience in the video game industry.

Some of her famous video game credits include six games in the LittleBigPlanet franchise (including LittleBigPlanet 3), Total War Battles: KINGDOM, Assassin's Creed Liberation, The Da Vinci Code, God of War, Speed Racer, Shrek the Third, and Spore Hero, among many others.


Winifred Phillips
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Phillips is the author of the acclaimed bestselling book, A Composer's Guide to Game Music (The MIT Press), which won a GMA Book Award Gold Medal from the Global Music Awards, a National Indie Excellence Book Award for the genre of Performing Arts (Film, Theater, Dance & Music), and an Annual Game Music Award from Game Music Online in the category of "Best Publication."

Phillips' book was described by The Boston Globe as "the first book designed to help experienced musicians brave the transition to the world of game composing."

Phillips' book was hailed by Sound on Sound magazine as "partly educational and partly inspirational... a great introduction to this specialist art." Music Connection Magazine added that "Phillips' hands-on insights and advice make this one a keeper," and Film Score Monthly praised the book as "a touchstone academic achievement."


As a game music composer, Phillips has received an Interactive Achievement Award / D.I.C.E. Award from the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences, three Hollywood Music in Media Awards, five Game Audio Network Guild Awards, three Global Music Awards, an IGN Best Score Award, a GameSpot Best Music Award, a GameZone Score of the Year Award, a GameFocus Award, and three Gracie Awards from the Alliance of Women in Media.

She has released fifteen albums. Her soundtrack album for the Legend of the Guardians video game was the first video game soundtrack album released by WaterTower Music, the world famous film music record label of Warner Bros. Pictures.

Phillips has been profiled in books such as Keeping Score by Tom Hoover, Cash Tracks by Jeffrey P. Fischer, In Her Own Words: Conversations with Composers in the United States by Dr. Jennifer Kelly, and in Music Connection Magazine, which described her as a "Superstar of video game music."


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Winnie Waldron is a multiple award-winning music producer. Her latest projects are Total War Battles: KINGDOM, LittleBigPlanet 3, and Assassin's Creed Liberation.

She also produced music for LittleBigPlanet PS Vita, LittleBigPlanet 2, LittleBigPlanet Cross Controller, and LittleBigPlanet 2: Toy Story, for Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.

Winnie Waldron
She served as music producer for Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole - The Videogame from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Music produced by Winnie Waldron for the Legend of the Guardians videogame won a 2010 Hollywood Music in Media Award in the category "Best Original Song - Video Game". Her work on the Legend of the Guardians videogame music.

Prior to this, Winnie worked for Electronic Arts as music producer for the video game, Spore Hero, a continuation of the blockbuster Spore franchise. The International Film Music Critics Association have recognized "Spore Hero" as a finalist in the 2009 IFMCA Best Score Awards. Her previous work includes the videogames SimAnimals, The Maw, Speed Racer, Shrek the Third, The Da Vinci Code, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and God of War. For her music production work on God of War, Winnie received four Game Audio Network Guild Awards and the prestigious Interactive Achievement Award from the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences.

In addition to her achievements in the videogame industry, Winnie has also produced music for the movie "Violent Memories", and for television programs such as National Geographic's "Decoding Bible Relics" and "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart", among others.

Winnie has also garnered awards and recognition for her work as a music producer in broadcast radio. Winnie worked as a music producer, script editor, actress and on-air host for the Tales from the Other Side radio drama series on National Public Radio Playhouse, then went on to serve for over ten years as co-producer, script editor and on-air host for the critically acclaimed series Radio Tales. In this capacity, she produced over a hundred programs. The series aired on National Public Radio, and is currently broadcast across the United States via Sirius XM Satellite Radio.

For her work on the Radio Tales series, Winnie was thrice honored with an American Women in Radio and Television GRACIE Award for outstanding achievement. She has also been recognized by the International Radio Festivals "World's Best Work" Awards, the NFCB Golden Reel Awards and the Audio Publishers Association Awards.

Winnie currently serves as the music producer responsible for all projects undertaken by Generations Production LLC, serving the music needs of the interactive and broadcast communities.

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