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Bio



Interactive Achievement Award-winning composer Winifred Phillips has been called a "superstar of video game music" by Music Connection Magazine.

She has more than 12 years of experience in the game industry and a long list of video game credits that include titles from five of the biggest franchises in gaming: Assassin’s Creed, LittleBigPlanet, Total War, God of War, and The Sims.  

Her games include the triple-A first person shooter Homefront: The Revolution, Assassin's Creed Liberation, six games in the LittleBigPlanet franchise (including LittleBigPlanet 3), God of War, Total War Battles: Kingdom, The Da Vinci Code, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Speed Racer, Shrek the Third, SimAnimals, and Spore Hero, among many others. Always versatile and ambitious, Phillips’ musical style spans the gamut, from action thrillers to broad comedies to lyrical romance.

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, six Game Audio Network Guild Awards (including Music of the Year), 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 film music record label of Warner Bros. Pictures. 
Book

As one of the game industry’s foremost authorities on the art and craft of game music composition, 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, a Nonfiction Book Award from the Nonfiction Authors Association, and an Annual Game Music Award from Game Music Online in the category of "Best Publication." Singling out Phillips’ book for praise, film composer Harry Gregson-Williams said, “Winifred Phillips’ passion and understanding of this medium comes to life on the page and is a direct result of her vast experience and accomplishment in composing for video games.”

Jon Burlingame, the film music reporter for Variety, hailed Phillips’ book as “a beautifully organized, intelligently written book about music for games,” and Film Score Monthly praised the book as "a touchstone academic achievement.”

Phillips began playing piano at the age of five, and grew up loving film and game music. She began her career as a composer for the National Public Radio drama series Radio Tales. Her work for NPR earned her an International Radio Festivals Award.  Breaking into the game industry with the blockbuster video game God of War, Phillips quickly rose in prominence to become one of the most accomplished and respected composers in the game industry today.

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Winnie Waldron is a multiple award-winning music producer. Her latest projects are Homefront: The Revolution, Total War Battles: KINGDOM, Call of Champions, Class of Kings, 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.

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 six 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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