Award winning composer George Oldziey got his first big introduction into the world of film scoring when he joined forces with film director Robert Rodriguez to create the score for Spy Kids 2 and has since served as composer, contributing composer, orchestrator and score producer for other feature films such as Spy Kids 3D, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Kill Bill, Volume 2, Sin City, Grindhouse – Planet Terror, The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl, Shorts and Sin City; A Dame to Kill For, the Christmas 2020 Netflix release We Can Be Heroes.

George has also scored numerous documentaries and short films, including the award winning short film Remember Me, which won the award for Best Musical Score at the 2017 168 Film Festival. He also won Best Musical Score at the 2018 Los Angeles Live Score Film Festival for the Best Picture winning short film Arrow and Oil.

George was an in-house composer for the Electronic Arts company Origin Systems, for whom he created scores for some of the most iconic hits in the video game industry, including the Wing Commander, Ultima and Crusader series. After leaving EA he continued to compose and produce music for other games, including Spongebob Squarepants for Playstation 2, the epic orchestral score for Shaiya, Red Faction: Guerilla and Crimson Alliance.

George is also a much sought after orchestrator and arranger, having done all the arranging for Chilean singer Mon Laferte’s 2019 Latin Grammy winning album Norma, horn arrangements for Aerosmith’s Dueces are Wild tour, and orchestrations for Danny Elfman’s score for The Grinch (2018), Greenland (2020) and Wish Dragon (2021).


EDUCATION

Bachelor of Music, Trumpet Performance | Manhattan School of Music
Master of Music, Composition/Theory | Texas State University


NOTABLE CREDITS

Best Musical Score – (2017) 168 Film Festival; Los Angeles
Best Musical Score – (2018) Log Angeles Live Score Film Festival
Arranger – (2018) Latin Grammy; Best Alternative Album – “Norma” (Mon Laferte)