Jonathan Galland is a French music composer, currently established in San Francisco, California.
His work for motion pictures (ranging from feature-length documentary and fiction, to animated shorts and music for advertisements) has received to this day over sixty international music awards, including “Best Composer” awards, “Critics Choice” awards, “Outstanding Achievement” awards, and “Award of Excellence” accolades, as well as specialty awards such as “Best Orchestration for an Animated Short”, “Best Song Music Production” and “Best Trailer Arrangement”.
Galland’s music can be heard on internet radios such as StreamingSoundtracks.com and has been mentioned in trade publications such as Music Connection magazine. His soundtrack for “The Ribbon” has also received in-depth reviews and analysis on film music blogs.
Classically trained since the age of six as a violinist and through the French music schools, Galland progressively developed a passion for writing music to motion pictures. He completed his MFA in Music Production and Sound Design for Visual Media, with an emphasis on Film Scoring at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA.
Galland is affiliated to SOCAN, and a member of The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS). He is also an approved submitter to the Academy Awards (Oscars) and recently served as a music judge for the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (CARAS) at the prestigious JUNO Awards.