Sundance Profile: George S. Clinton

Posted in News on January 20, 2010

Composer: Austin Powers; also Sundance Composers Lab advisor

George S. Clinton’s versatility and musical prowess have placed the Grammy-nominated maestro in the upper-echelon of Hollywood composers. The recipient of numerous BMI awards and composer for myriad films, Clinton’s scores have lent depth to thrillers including Mortal Kombat and Wild Things; supplied deft timing to comedic smashes Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery and its two sequels; and helped paint poignant moments in Joe Somebody, quirky moods in 3,000 Miles to Graceland and foreboding atmospheres in The Astronaut’s Wife. His latest work includes films Extract and Tooth Fairy, while Clinton also serves as an advisor at the Sundance Composers Lab.