Extremely versatile in any style within the film and TV music industry, Emmy Nominated Philip Giffin has composed, arranged, orchestrated and conducted music to numerous features and television programs including, “Die Hard I,” “Die Hard II,” “Lethal Weapon I,” “Lethal Weapon II,” “Sommersby,” “Pee Wee’s Big Adventure,” “Like Mike,” “Fatal Instinct,” “Beethoven’s 3rd,” “Beethoven’s 4th,” “Soul Plane,” “Muppets Tonight,” “The Simpsons,” and many more.
Disney gave Philip a full orchestra every week to score 93 episodes of their acclaimed animated series, “Darkwing Duck.” Philip has also scored a multitude of successful TV movies and episodic television shows. To name a few, they are: ABC’s “Eyes”, starring Tim Daly, Fox’s “K Ville”, starring Anthony Anderson, and WB’s “Summerland” starring, Jesse McCartney and Zach Efron.
Phil also scored NBC’s Peabody Award Winning Series, “Boomtown”, for which he received an Emmy Nomination for “Best Main Title Theme”. Giffin also scored the features, “Amityville: The Awakening” starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bella Thorne, “Polaroid” starring Kathryn Prescott, Madelaine Petsch and Mitch Pileggi and “Children of The Corn: Runaway” starring, Marci Miller and Jake Ryan Scott.
In addition to writing television and film music, Philip is a well respected record producer, producing renowned artists such as, RZA from the WuTang Clan, as well as Music Directing for celebrities such as Martin Short, Billy Crystal, Michelle Pfeiffer, Val Kilmer, Tim Robbins, Justin Willman, Tracey Ullman, The Muppets, Cirque du Soleil director Stefan Haves & more.
Giffin also produced a vocal duet of Michael Feinstein & Liza Minnelli singing the Gershwin standard, “Embraceable You” for Mr. Feinstein’s latest album, “Gershwin Country”.
Phil recently finished emceeing and music directing his original compositions and arrangements for “Shambles.”
These twenty live shows were created by Cirque du Soleil director Stefan Haves, and took place at Tim Robbins’ “Actor’s Gang Theater” in Los Angeles.