Teddy Blass

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Teddy Blass
Born (1984-04-16) April 16, 1984 (age 34)
Origin Dallas, Texas
Genres Film scores,
Occupation(s) Composer, Music Producer, Sound Designer, Songwriter
Instruments French Horn, Keyboards
Years active 2008-Present
Website http://www.teddyblasss.com

Teddy Blass (born April 16, 1984 in Dallas) is an American film composer and record producer.

Biography

Teddy Blass was born in Dallas, Texas. He studied music throughout his youth, and went on to receive degrees in Music Production and Digital Media. He graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2008.[1] Blass started off in the music business as an in-house producer for FlatFoot Records in Orlando, Florida. He co-produced EP albums for bands such as Early Next Year and Kingsbury. He also worked as an assistant engineer on Pretty Ugly's debut album Walk a Mile in My Shoes. Blass also served as the Vice President of Graphics at the label for a short period of time.

In 2009, Teddy Blass did a remix for Ace of Base.[2] Later that year he started writing music for a number of short films, including the micro-short Confession, which was based on the short story At Confession by Harvey Stanbrough.[3] The next year, Teddy Blass and Grammy nominee Justin Boller started a production team together. Their first project was creating the Playoffs Theme Song for the Orlando Magic.[4] In 2011, Blass earned a nomination for the Golden Tripod Award for Best Soundtrack for his score to the film FunMachine.[5] He won and accepted that award in June at the Campus MovieFest International Grand Finale at the Stephen J. Ross Theater in Los Angeles.

In 2012, Blass garnered some attention for the music he wrote in a Funny Or Die video starring Sean Astin.[6]


Filmography

Year Film Notable Mentions
2008 The Grinder
2009 It Was Nice to Meet You Select cues co-written with Eymard Furtado
Confession
Avarice Additional Music
2010 Love and Kleptomania
Generation Why
2011 FunMachine Golden Tripod Award winner for Best Soundtrack
2012 Stitches Featuring Vocals by Steffan Argus
Less Lost
2013 Andy
Decoy
2014 Whoop Dreams iTunes Release
Streamline
2015 Shadow May Lie


References

  1. ^ http://www.teddyblass.com/bio Retrieved 2013-20-6
  2. ^ http://koblo.com/remix_kits/15
  3. ^ http://vimeo.com/5633936
  4. ^ http://www.nba.com/magic/news/themesong_vote_041910.html
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-05-16. Retrieved 2011-06-18. 
  6. ^ http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/cbf35f30df/boobathon-starring-sean-astin Retrieved 2013-20-6

External links

  • Official Site
  • Teddy Blass on IMDb
  • Teddy Blass at Linkedin
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